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*"Making sense of your math placement score" Discussion session on Thursday August 30, 2012 from 10:00-10:30AM in Science Center B.
*Should I take Math 18, 19,21,23,25,55: Meeting and discussion on Thursday, August 30th from 4:30-6:00 PM, Science Center D. All questions will be answered and all concerns addressed.
* Sectioning: After the introductory meetings (see the schedule below), calculus is taught entirely in sections. To enroll in Math Ma,Math 1a, Math 1b, Math 21a, Math 21b, you must section by computer during the period starting Tuesday, September 4th, and no later than 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesday, September 5th. Note that you can re-section as often as you like during this time and your previous entry will be erased.
* Directions for sectioning by computer:
From a Windows computer, open the SecureCRT application [Download from FAS]. Use the "Quickconnect" menu to open a connection with protocol
ssh2, hostname: and username: section
From a Macintosh with OS X start the "Terminal" application located under Applications/Utilities. At the shell prompt, type
"ssh" and type return.
Using any Linux or Unix computer, login into your FAS account. At the shell prompt, type
"ssh" and type return.
help on secure CRT More help on CRT
More help in general.
Your section assignment will be emailed to you by 5:00 pm Thursday, September 6th.
* Calculus advising and placement help is available as follows: (We prefer to do calculus advising in person rather than by phone or e-mail).

  Jameel Al-Aidroos
Science Center 429
Tel: 5-5735
Meghan Anderson
Science Center 421h
Tel: 6-6337
Juliana Belding
Science Center 423
Tel: 5-2482
Janet Chen
Science Center 427
Tel: 5-2168
Peter Garfield
Science Center 422
Tel: 5-4744
Robin Gottlieb
Science Center 430
Tel: 5-7882
John Hall
Science Center 420
Tel: 5-9580
Oliver Knill
Science Center 432
Tel: 5-5549
Wed:8/29             11AM-Noon 9-11 AM
Thu:8/3010:30-12:3010:30-12:3012:30-2:3010:30-Noon   11AM-1 PM    
Fri:8/31       3-4:30PM 1:30-3 PM   10AM-Noon  
Tue:9/4 9:15-11:15 9:30-11:30   9-11 AM 1-3 PM 11AM-1 PM    
Wed:9/5         9-11:30   10AM-Noon  
Thu:9/6   1-2 PM       11AM-1 PM    
Fri:9/7 12-1:30 PM   1-3 PM          
Mon:9/10               12-2 PM
Wed:9/12     1-2 PM          

*Advising for 23-55: Students who need advice about Math 23-55 should go to the 'Should I take Math 18, 19, 21, 23, 25, 55' meeting on Thursday August 30 from 4:30-6:00 pm in Science Center D.

*Upper level math courses Freshmen who wish to take math courses labeled 102 or greater should speak with Professor Peter Kronheimer first.
* REQUIRED introductory meetings will be held for each course on the following dates and locations:
Course Date Location Time
Ma Tue, Sep 4 Sci Center D8:30AM-9:00AM
1a Wed, Sep 5 Sci Center C8:30AM-9:00AM
1b Tue, Sep 4 Sci Center B8:30AM-9:00AM
21a Wed, Sep 5 Sci Center B8:30AM-9:00AM
21b Tue, Sep 4 Sci Center C8:30AM-9:00AM
*Non-sectioned courses 18,19,23,25,55 begin on Tuesday, September 4th. and 5th.
* Sections in Ma,21b, begin on Friday, September 7th.
Sections in 1a,1b,21a begin on Monday, September 10th.

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