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*"Making sense of your math placement score" Discussion session on Monday, August 29, 2016 from 9-9:30AM in Science Center Hall B.
*Should I take Math 18,19,21,23,25,55: Meeting and discussion on Monday, August 29 from 9:40-11 AM , Science Center Hall 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 Monday, August 29th and no later than 12:00 pm (noon) on Wednesday, August 31st. Sectioning is now on. Note that you can re-section as often as you like during this time and your previous entry will be erased. Your section assignment for Math Ma,1a,1b,21a,21b will be emailed to you the evening of September 2nd.
* Directions for sectioning by computer: Sectioning is now open!
From a Windows computer, open the SecureCRT application [Download from FAS], or "Putty". For SecureCRT, 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.

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 429
Jameel Al-Aidroos
Science Center 427
Dusty Grundmeier
Science Center 505h
Oliver Knill
Science Center 432
Science Center 422
Sarah Chisholm
Science Center 423
Yu-Wen Hsu
Science Center 430
Mon:8/29 9:45-11:15
    11-12 9:45-11:459:45-11:15
Tue:8/30     9-11   11:00-12:15   1:00-2:00
Wed:8/31 9-10 9-11 9-11     9-10  
Thu:9/1         1-2    
Fri:9/2   9-10          
Tue:9/6       12-1     10:30-12
Wed:9/7       12-1      

*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.

* REQUIRED introductory meetings will be held for each course on the following dates and locations:
Course Date Location Time
Ma Wed, Aug 31 Sci Center D8:30AM-9:00AM
1a Wed, Aug 31 Sci Center D8:00AM-8:30AM
1b Wed, Aug 31 Sci Center C8:30AM-9:00AM
21a Wed, Aug 31 Sci Center B8:30AM-9:00AM
21b Wed, Aug 31 Sci Center A8:00AM-8:30AM
* * Non-sectioned courses 18,19,23,25,55 begin on Wednesday August 31st
Classes in Math 23 begins Thursday, September 1st
Sections in 1a and 1b, begin on Tuesday, September 6th.
Sections in Ma, 21a and 21b begin on Wednesday, September 7th.

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