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Note that Non-sectioned courses 18,19,23,25,55 begin on Tuesday, September 3th or Wednesday September 4th.

*"Making sense of your math placement score" Discussion session on Friday August 30, 2013 from 10:10-10:40AM in Science Center B.
*Should I take Math 18,19,21,23,25,55: Meeting and discussion on Friday, August 30th from 10:40-12:30 PM, Science Center B.
* 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 3th, and no later than 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesday, September 4th 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
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 230 (Advising in SC423)
Tel: 5-9580
Meredith Hegg
Science Center 420
Tel: 5-5340
Oliver Knill
Science Center 432
Tel: 5-5549
Thu:8/29         11-1 PM     9-11 AM
Fri:8/3011:00-12:3012:30-2PM 12:30-2 10:30-1PM   11:30-1:301-2:30 PM  
Tue:9/3 9-10:30 9:30-11:309:15-11AM     10:30-Noon    
Wed:9/4     9:15-11AM 9:15-Noon   2-3:30 PM    
Thu:9/5         11-1 PM   1-2:30 PM  
Fri:9/6   1-2 PM         2-3 PM  
Mon:9/9         12:30-1:30      
Tue:9/10               12-2 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 Friday August 30 from 10:40-12:30 pm in Science Center B. Math 23a advising by Paul Bamberg, SC 322, Fri 8/30 12:30 - 3:30 PM and Tue, 9/3 1;30 -2:30 PM. Peter Kronheimer will be advising for upper level courses Math 23,25 and 55 in SC 343: Friday, 8/30 2-4 PM and Tuesday, 9/3, 2-3 PM

*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 3 Sci Center D8:30AM-9:00AM
1a Wed, Sep 4 Sci Center C8:30AM-9:00AM
1b Tue, Sep 3 Sci Center B8:30AM-9:00AM
21a Wed, Sep 4 Sci Center B8:30AM-9:00AM
21b Tue, Sep 3 Sci Center C8:30AM-9:00AM

Non-sectioned courses 18,19,23,25,55 begin on Tuesday, September 3th or Wednesday September 4th.

* Sections in Ma,21b, begin on Friday, September 6th.
Sections in 1a,1b,21a begin on Monday, September 9th.

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