Accessing Sample Files: American Studies graduate students may access a shared drive containing sample files in the following categories: fellowships, job applications, research, student milestones, and teaching. To access these files, log-in using your x.500 to webfiles.umn.edu. If you have issues logging in, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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3rd year students: the fall semester date on which Written Preliminary Portfolio Exam materials are accepted by the department is Friday, November 1st at 12:00pm, noon. If you are planning to submit your portfolio exam materials for this semester, contact email@example.com regarding your intent to submit on November 1st and to confirm the members of your examination committee.
Academic year payments for Graduate student TAs, RA and fellows are distributed over 19.5 stipend periods, every two weeks. The first day of the academic year employment is 8/26/13 and the last day is 5/25/14 (the last check is .5 check, so will be half the amount as the others). The actual first PAY DAY is September 18th. The last PAY DAY is June 11th. If you are on a semester appointment, the dates are 8/26/13 - 1/08/14 in the Fall and 1/09/14-5/25/14 in the Spring.
The University does not automatically withhold taxes from fellowships. Those of you on fellowship may find the University website about fellowships and taxes informative: http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/pay/taxes/index.html. From here, click on the "non-service fellowship" link. For the pdf form to request withholding of graduate fellowship income tax, click here.
GRAD INSTRUCTORS & TAS with Scott Hall Offices: Please remove all personal items from your office and return your key to the department office by Friday, May 24th, 2013. Any unclaimed items will be removed.
To apply for a TA-ship next year, please complete the attached application (s). One is a form used to indicate your preference for assisting in the classroom, and the other for teaching. Because assisting positions are limited we recommend that all students who will be ABD next year also apply to the teaching pool. Please feel free to contact Colleen (612-624-1871) with any questions. The deadline for the application is Wednesday, May 1st, 2013.
The Graduate School is co-sponsoring an U of MN Career Networking Breakfast for Students and Post-Doctoral Researchers on Friday April 12th, 2013 from 9:00-11:30 am in The Commons Hotel, Ballroom.
Reconsidering Development invites graduate students to apply for a web-based journal's Editorial Board. This is an exciting opportunity for individuals who are passionate about international development issues, who are interested in working with authors and editors with different intellectual and cultural backgrounds, and/or who are looking for editing, designing, publishing, and teamwork experiences. Application deadline: April 15th 2013.
3RD YEAR STUDENTS: The spring semester date on which Written Preliminary Portfolio Exam materials are accepted by the department is April 1st at 12:00pm NOON. If you are planning to submit your portfolio exam materials for this semester, contact Melanie (firstname.lastname@example.org) regarding your intent to submit on April 1st and to confirm the
members of your examination committee.
THE COUNCIL OF GRADUATE STUDIES (COGS) is currently accepting nominations for the fourth annual outstanding faculty awards. The awards are chosen by graduate students to recognize those faculty members that went above and beyond to help graduate students succeed. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, March 1st.