The seminar load is three per semester, except during the exam semester, in which you are allowed to take two seminars. If you are a TA/GPTI, this load is mandatory, regardless of the number of credits that you have accumulated.
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The Program Assistant will register all graduate students in the department for seminars. First, you must meet with your advisor to discuss your seminars for the next semester and complete the required form. Then you must meet (at a date that will be communicated to you in a timely fashion) with the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies, who will clear your selections and take care of the rest of the process.
You cannot enroll yourself under any circumstances, even for an undergraduate language class.
The Department will take care of that for you. Your schedule will be communicated to you with ample time for you to make the necessary preparations.
Absolutely. Make sure to discuss this option with you advisor, so that the additional course load does not hinder your exam preparation, your teaching, or your overall performance.
You should make every effort to take classes outside the department, in order to develop a truly interdisciplinary / comparative outlook, enhance your intellectual horizons, hone your language skills, and increase your competitive edge in the labor market.
Advisor and Committees
You must do this by the end of your third semester. For the composition of the committee, see the Graduate Manual.
By the end of your second semester you should choose an advisor.
Yes, if it is consistent with your academic goals. You should discuss this with your advisor and the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies.
Yes. You should discuss your particular case with the Associate Chair for Graduate Studies
Each graduate student is assigned a copy code with a limited number of copies each month for the copy machine. For specific details on number of copies, see an Administrative Assistant. Also, to use the computers the copy code is the password and your last name is the log-in. Keep in mind you will be provided a card with the information. Please keep the card in a safe place.
Yes, please provide the Program Assistant with the BuffOne card and also read and sign the contract for access to the McKenna 127 copy machine room.
Yes – upon request.
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All administrative inquiries should be directed to our staff, at Department of Spanish and Portuguese | University of Colorado at Boulder | McKenna Languages Building, Rm 127C | 278 UCB | Boulder, Colorado 80309-0278 USA | Phone: (303) 492-7308 | Fax: (303) 492-3699 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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