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* Sectioning: After the introductory meetings, calculus is taught in sections. To enroll in MathXb, Math 1b, Math 21a, or Math 21b, you must section by computer during the period starting Monday, January 26th, and no later than 12:00 PM (noon) on Thursday, January 29th. 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 Friday, January 30th.
* 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
(Placement advice)
Robin Gottlieb
Science Center 430
Tel: 5-7882
(Placement advice)
John Hall
Science Center 420
Tel: 5-9580
(Placement advice)
Oliver Knill
Science Center 434
Tel: 5-5549
(Placement advice)
Rehana Patel
Science Center 423
Tel: 5-1748.
(Placement advice)
Tue:1/27     9:30-11:30    
Wed:1/28   9:30-11:30   1-3 PM 11-1 PM
Thu:1/29   9:30-11:30      
Fri:1/30 2-4 PM        
Mon:2/2 2-4 PM        
Tue:2/3       1-3 PM 11-1 PM
Wed:2/4     1-3 PM    

Advising is not done via telephone, so please stop by during scheduled advising times.
* REQUIRED Introductory Meetings will be held for each course on the following dates and locations:
Course Date Location Time
1b Wed, Jan 28 Sci Center A8:30am
21a Wed, Jan 28 Sci Center C8:30am
21b Wed, Jan 28 Sci Center B8:30am
*Non-sectioned courses 1a,19,20,23,25 begin on Wednesday, January 28th.
*Sections in Xb,1b,21a,21b will begin on Monday, February 2th.

Last update, December 15, 2008

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