Temporary Downtime for Student Information System – Fall 2017

Temporary Downtime for Student Information System – Fall 2017 An upgrade is scheduled for the Student Information System (SIS), which includes Banner and modules that interface with Banner. Affected modules include, but are not limited to, OSCAR, BuzzPort, and Transcript processing. SIS Downtime Schedule: Thursday, November 9, 2017 at 5:00 pm until Monday, November 13, 2017 at approximately 8:00 am. Registration Will Be Paused Although time tickets will be posted for Phase 1 Registration for Spring 2018, the scheduled downtime for the Student Information Systems will pause all registration processes.…

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Registration Info for Spring 2018 | Phase I

Dear Student, I am in the office, but due to the large volume of students coming in for advisement at this time, I am not able to answer email quickly. If you have a registration question, please read the info below. If your question is not answered below, I will respond as soon as possible. Please note that I will only be addressing registration issues until November 17, and will be available again for long-term academic planning and career/internship advice, as well as major changes, BEGINNING NOVEMBER 20. NO CHANGE…

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New Personal Finance Course for Spring 2018

NEW PERSONAL FINANCE COURSE FOR SPRING 2018 This spring, Professor Jonathan Clarke in the Scheller College of Business is piloting a new 4000-level GT special topics course in personal finance. This resulted from many conversations about this topic with SGA and other related areas. Personal Finance, GT 4801 Friday 10:10-11; CoB Room 221 Enrollment Maximum: 50 1 credit From the syllabus: A 2017 report by MarketWatch found that half of all households in the U.S. live paycheck to paycheck, while 31% have less than $500 in emergency savings. The same…

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Fall 2017 Course: DOPP 2001 “Preparing to Work in the Global Economy”

Thinking about interning abroad at some point before graduation? Consider registering for a one-credit course next fall called “Preparing to Work in the Global Economy”. This course will help you jumpstart your global internship search and will provide the tools and skills you need to be successful in an overseas work environment. It is geared toward students who intend to intern abroad in the near future. Ideal students for this course include first, second, and third year undergraduates; students who wish to participate in the Global Internship Program; students who…

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Registering Summer & Fall 2017 International Internships

With registration opening this week, students are encouraged to register their summer and fall overseas internships with the Global Internship Program in OIE. This pertains to most non-credit, full-time internships, research, or service-learning/volunteer projects taking place outside of the US. Benefits of registering with the Global Internship Program include: Official record of your internship on your GT transcript Maintain your GT student status by enrolling in the free internship audit course (no tuition or fees charged) Assistance with completing required paperwork for your internship Assistance in navigating the visa/work permit process…

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Change of Major Policy – Summer 2017

Beginning in Summer 2017 Admitted freshmen will not be allowed to submit a request for a change of major until after the deadline for withdrawal from classes with a W grade in the first term of their enrollment. The change would be effective for the second term of enrollment. This includes a change of major within the student’s current College. For freshmen admitted for Summer, the restriction is lifted after the withdraw deadline of their second semester of enrollment. All other restrictions also apply. Freshman Freshman applicants and admitted students…

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Global Debate Tournament at Emory University

Calling all international students! The Global Debate Forum of the Barkley Center for Debate Education at Emory University will be hosting its fourth intercollegiate Global Debate Tournament for undergraduate and graduate international students in Georgia. This will be a fun and engaging opportunity to discuss relevant international issues with your peers, practice your public-speaking skills, and learn more about debate! Absolutely no debate experience is required – everyone is welcome. Research materials, two meals, and prizes will be provided as a part of the registration fee. Registration form can be found here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/global-debate-tournament-tickets-29799952460 Schedule for…

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Spring 2017 Global Internship Progam

Students who are interning abroad during spring 2017 are encouraged to register with the Global Internship Program in OIE. Deadline to register for spring is January 9. Both undergrad and grad students may register. See https://oie.gatech.edu/gip/how-register-your-global-internship for more details, and email globalinternships@oie.gatech.edu with any questions. There are several benefits associated with registering your internship: –          Maintain GT enrollment and student status while overseas (some internships require that you prove your student status to process your hire and/or visa) –          Cancel on-campus housing contract with no penalty for term abroad –         …

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South East Regional Conference For Asian American Leaders

“The conference aims to bring together student leaders from throughout the Southeast to discuss Asian American issues. Our Theme is ‘Together We Grow: Civil Rights, Solidarity, and Coalition Building. The Conference will be held at Georgia Tech this year, and we hope to have 100 students in attendance. Sign up to attend the South East Regional Conference For Asian American Leaders (SERCAAL) 2016! All students are welcome as we come to together to learn about and genuinely discuss issues being faced by People of Color in general, and Asian American…

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Registering an Internship or Co-op job opportunity

In order to receive credit for an Internship or Co-op job, it must be ‘registered’ with and approved by the Center for Career Discovery & Development. The first step is to upload information about the job onto your ‘CareerBuzz’ account. Log onto ‘CareerBuzz’ at https://gatech-csm.symplicity.com/students. Under the menu category ‘Job Acceptance/Placement Process’ click either “Internship” or “Co-op”. This will bring up the ‘Job Acceptance/Placement’ document with complete instructions on the process of registering your job. After you have uploaded the required information, a meeting is necessary to finalize the process. This meeting generally involves reviewing the…

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