Department of Mathematics FAS Harvard University One Oxford Street Cambridge MA 02138 USA Tel: (617) 495-2171 Fax: (617) 495-5132
*"Making sense of your math placement score" Discussion session on Monday, August 31, 2015 from 9-9:30AM in Science Center B.
*Should I take Math 18,19,21,23,25,55: Meeting and discussion on Monday, August 31th from 9:40-12 noon, 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 1st and no later than 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesday, September 2th 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: Sectioning is now open!
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.
* Calculus advising and placement help is available as follows: (We prefer to do calculus advising in person rather than by phone or e-mail).

  Janet Chen
Science Center 427
Tel: 5-2168
Sarah Chisholm
Science Center 423
Tel: 5-2482
Peter Garfield
Science Center 230
Tel: 5-4744
Robin Gottlieb
Science Center 430
Tel: 5-7882
Yu-Wen Hsu
Science Center 430
Tel: 5-5340
Science Center 423
Tel: 5-9580
Oliver Knill
Science Center 432
Tel: 5-5549
Fri:8/28             9:00-11:00
Mon:8/31 9:30-11:30   9:30-11:30     9:30-11:30  
Tue:9/1         1-3 PM    
Wed:9/2 9:00-11:00 9:00-11:00   11AM-1PM   9:30-11:30  
Thu:9/3   11:00-1PM   9:30-11:30      
Fri:9/4     9:30-11:30   9:30-11:30    
Wed:9/9             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 Monday August 31 from 9:40 AM -12 in Science Center B. Math 23a advising by Paul Bamberg, SC 322, Mon 8/31, 1-3PM and Tue, 9/1, 1-3PM Jacob Lurie will be advising for upper level courses Math 23,25 and 55 only in SC 514. Monday, 8/31 from 2-4 and Tuesday, 9/1 from 2-4 PM.

* REQUIRED introductory meetings will be held for each course on the following dates and locations:
Course Date Location Time
Ma Wed, Sep 2 Sci Center D8:30AM-9:00AM
1a Wed, Sep 2 Sci Center D8:00AM-8:30AM
1b Wed, Sep 2 Sci Center C8:30AM-9:00AM
21a Wed, Sep 2 Sci Center B8:30AM-9:00AM
21b Wed, Sep 2 Sci Center A8:00AM-8:30AM
* * Non-sectioned courses 18,19,23,25,55 begin on Wednesday September 2nd
Classes in Math 23 begins Thursday, September 3rd
Sections in 1a and 1b, begin on Tuesday, September 8th.
Sections in 21a and 21b begin on Wednesday, September 9th.

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