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					Important Purdue and Departmental Dates
last revised 06/06/11

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June 2011
Monday              06/06/11
e-mail update to students from other departments on the Fall 2011 waiting list; response required
by 07/07/11

Wednesday       06/08/11
thru Tuesday    08/09/11
Summer 2011 employment

Monday            06/13/11
start of Summer 2011 classes

Wednesday           06/15/11 (approximately)
thru Friday         08/12/11
Fall 2011 TA offers to graduate students from other departments who passed the screening and
are on the waiting list; response due within two weeks; offers are made periodically as we get a
better picture of number of positions, etc.; deadlines are shorter the closer it gets to August

Wednesday        06/15/11 (probably)
end of Summer 2011 graduate Open Enrollment

Friday               06/24/11
Purdue mandatory deadline for all Summer 2011 instructors to enter on myPurdue which students
attended class (at least once) in the first two weeks (= Initial Course Participation Process) - see
Policies and Procedures available at http://www.math.purdue.edu/resources/gta/

Friday              06/24/11
deadline for Fall 2011 applications from students from other departments than Mathematics; late
applications are accepted; more information available at http://www.math.purdue.edu/jobs/ta/

Tuesday              06/28/11 (approximately)
thru Wednesday 06/29/11 (approximately)
e-mail to all those who applied by 06/24/11 as to whether they have a screening slot, are on a
waiting list from which open screening slots will be filled, or have they are application closed;
an e-mail response will be expected by 07/14/11 from the first two groups;
late applications are accepted until 08/10/11; see http://www.math.purdue.edu/jobs/ta/ for more
information

Wednesday           06/29/11
deadline for Fall 2011 offers made Wednesday 06/15/11 thru Friday 06/17/11

Wednesday         06/29/11
thru Sunday       08/14/11
Fall 2011 screening slots are filled as they become available by people whose Fall 2011
application is complete at the time slots are distributed; responses due by specific deadlines
ranging from a week to one day as 08/14/11 approaches; phone calls possible over the 08/13-
14/11 weekend - see warning about impact of planned power outage with August information
in this document

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July 2011
Monday            07/04/11
Independence Holiday - classes are not in session - enjoy

Thursday            07/07/11
deadline for students on Fall 2011 waiting list to respond to 06/06/11 e-mail update

Monday              07/11/11
deadline for students employed as TAs in Fall 2011 to inform R. Saerens about possibly using
paid parental leave during that semester

Thursday            07/14/11
deadline for applicants given a screening slot during the fist distribution to accept or decline slot;
deadline for others who completed applications by 06/24/11 to accept or decline being on a
screening waiting list
Monday             07/18/11
deadline for changes to Fall 2011 schedule cards

Monday              07/18/11
deadline to fill out business forms for students employed in Summer 2011 and employed or
waiting to be employed for Fall 2011, who plan to come back later that 08/15/11

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August 2011
Monday             08/01/11 (approximately)
e-mail update to students from other departments on the Fall 2011 waiting list; response not
required but welcome by 08/09/11

Wednesday         08/03/11
thru Friday       08/05/11
Summer 2011 final exam period

Friday               08/05/11 (7:00 PM)
Monday               08/08/11 (4:00 AM)
scheduled power outage to the MATH SCI building; building will be inaccessible from
approximately 6:00 PM on 08/05/11;
mathematics servers will be shut down; there will be no @math.purdue.edu e-mail service from
slightly before until slightly after listed period;
myPurdue and @purdue.edu e-mail will not be affected;
send urgent e-mail to saerens@purdue.edu between noon 08/05 and noon 08/08

Monday              08/01/11
thru Tuesday        08/09/11 (noon)
entering and submitting Summer 2011 final grades possible on myPurdue; copies of grade records
and of print-outs of submitted grades must be turned in to MATH 842; instructions and policies
are available at http://www.math.purdue.edu/resources/gta/ - see above warning about
planned power outage from late 08/05/11 until early 08/08/11

Tuesday            08/09/11 (noon)
departmental deadline for entering and submitting Summer 2011 grades on-line and for giving
copies of grade records and print-outs of grades submitted on myPurdue to MATH 842 - see
above warning about planned power outage from late 08/05/11 until early 08/08/11

Tuesday          08/09/11
end of Summer 2011 employment

Wednesday            08/10/11
Summer 2011 Course Evaluation results and student comments of available on-line to instructors;
results (not student comments) available to the department

Friday               08/12/11 (10:00 PM)
Monday               08/15/11 (4:00 AM)
scheduled power outage to the MATH SCI building; building will be inaccessible from
approximately 9:00 PM on 08/12/11
mathematics servers will be shut down; there will be no @math.purdue.edu e-mail service from
slightly before until slightly after listed period;
myPurdue and @purdue.edu e-mail will not be affected;
send all e-mail related to the orientation week, the screening and Fall employment to
saerens@purdue.edu between noon 08/12 and noon 08/15


Monday           08/15/11
thru Tuesday     12/20/11
Fall 2011 employment
Monday              08/15/11
thru Friday         08/19/11
orientation week - schedule is provided to those required to participate

Tuesday              08/16/11 (2:30 pm)
deadline for Fall 2011 schedule cards from all new mathematics graduate students and students
participating in the screening

Wednesday            08/17/11 (between 7:30 am and 8:30 am)
final Fall 2011 hiring decisions for students from other departments available from MATH 820

Wednesday          08/17/11 (late)
or Thursday        08/18/11 (early)
Fall 2011 teaching assignments in mailboxes; students assigned to grading are informed but
grader assignments are finalized on Monday 08/22/11

Thursday            08/18/11 (noon)
start of Fall 2011 TAOH sign-up up - see http://www.math.purdue.edu/resources/gta/ for
instructions; sign-up ends at noon on Friday 08/26/11

Friday            08/19/11
Fall 2011 course organizational meetings (mandatory for instructors); times and locations
announced on assignment notices

Monday               08/22/11
start of Fall 2011 classes
grader assignments out in mailboxes

Tuesday             08/23/11
deadline for graders to contact instructors for whom they grade

Friday             08/26/11 (noon)
end of Fall 2011 TAOH sign-up - instructions at http://www.math.purdue.edu/resources/gta/

Friday             08/26/11 (noon)
end of Fall 2011 Open Enrollments on myPurdue

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September 2011
Monday             09/05/11
Labor Day - classes are not in session - enjoy

Friday               09/16/11
Purdue mandatory deadline for all Fall 2011 instructors to enter on myPurdue which students
attended class (at least once) in the first four weeks (= Initial Course Participation Process) - see
Policies and Procedures available at http://www.math.purdue.edu/resources/gta/

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October 2011
Monday             10/10/11
and Tuesday        10/11/11
October Break - classes are not in session - enjoy

Wednesday             10/12/11 (approximately)
Spring 2012 Application Form for graduate students from other departments than mathematics
available at http://www.math.purdue.edu/jobs/tas/; see the Information and FAQs sheet
available at that site for more information on the process
applications completed by Friday 11/18/11 are given priority for the initial distribution of
screening slots but late applications are accepted
we do not expect hiring for Spring 2012 people who participate in this process; the goal is to
identify students to whom we might make an early offer for Fall 2012

Monday             10/17/11 (probably)
Purdue Spring 2012 Course Schedule available on myPurdue; the schedule for mathematics
courses is available earlier on the departmental web pages; this might be true for other
departments

Monday             10/17/11
Spring 2012 schedule cards in mailboxes of mathematics graduate students and current TAs and
available from MATH 820 for graduate students not currently employed by us but who passed our
departmental screening; see http://www.math.purdue.edu/resources/gta/ for instructions
they are due at 3:00 pm on Monday 10/31/11 (in MATH 820); changes are possible (in
MATH 820) until Friday 11/18/11

Monday             10/17/11
memos to current limited-term lecturers inquiring about Spring teaching interests
response due on Monday 10/31/11

Monday             10/24/11 (approximately)
deadline to inform R. Saerens about possibly using paid parental leave during Spring 2012 or
Summer 2012 semesters

Tuesday         10/25/11
thru Friday     01/14/11 (except when system is down)
Spring 2012 Open Enrollment for graduate students on myPurdue; departmental deadline is
Friday 11/18/11

Wednesday            10/26/11 (probably)
thru Friday          11/04/11
on-line Informal Early Feedback in courses taught by TAs and limited-term lecturers
results (not student comments) available to the department a few days later
results and student comments available to instructors on Wednesday 12/21/11
instructors are encouraged to urge their students to participate

Monday              10/31/11 (3:00 pm)
deadline to return Spring 2012 schedule card to MATH 820 for all current mathematics graduate
students, for students from other departments currently employed and students interested in
Spring employment who have passed the departmental screening; changes are possible (in
MATH 820) until Friday 11/18/11
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November 2011
Friday               11/04/11
end of the on-line Informal Early Feedback in courses taught by TAs and limited-term lecturers
results (not student comments) available to the department a few days later
results and student comments available to instructors on Wednesday 12/21/11

Monday              11/05/11
thru Friday         12/02/11 (approximately)
hiring decisions for Spring 2012 employment of limited-term lecturers and of graduate students
from other departments currently employed by us or on the waiting list
later openings might occur and are filled as they occur

Friday             11/18/11
deadline for changes to Spring 2012 schedule cards (in MATH 820)

Friday             11/18/11
departmental deadline for mathematics graduate students to return the Internal Registration Form
for Spring 2012 to MATH 630 and to register for Spring 2012 on myPurdue
Friday               11/18/11
deadline for Spring 2012 applications for students from other departments than Mathematics;
more information available at http://www.math.purdue.edu/jobs/ta/
late applications are accepted
we do not expect hiring for Spring 2012 people who participate in this process; the goal is to
identify students to whom we might make an early offer for Fall 2012

Tuesday              11/22/11 (approximately)
e-mail announcement of initial distribution of Spring 2012 screening slots to applicants from
other departments, e-mail announcement to applicants not chosen to be included on a waiting list
for additional screening slots
deadline to accept or decline slot and inclusion on waiting list is Wednesday 11/30/11
additional slots will be filled until Sunday 01/01/12 (included) as they become available

Wednesday         11/23/11
thru Saturday     11/26/11
Thanksgiving Holidays - classes are not in session - enjoy

Monday               11/28/11
thru Friday          12/09/11
on-line Course Evaluations in all mathematics courses
results (not student comments) available on-line to the department on Wednesday 12/21/11
results and student comments available on-line to instructors on Wednesday 12/21/11
instructors are encouraged to urge their students to participate

Wednesday            11/30/11
deadline for Spring 2012 applicants to accept or declined screening slots and for other applicants
to be included on a waiting list for additional screening slots
additional slots will be filled until Sunday 01/01/12 (included) as they become available

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December 2011
Friday             12/02/11 (at the latest)
update to graduate students from other departments who are waiting to hear about Spring 2012
employment; late openings may occur and will be filled as they occur

Monday             12/05/12 (approximately)
Spring 2012 teaching assignments in mailboxes; grader assignments are finalized on Monday
01/06/12 but graders are informed by this date that they are grading

Monday             12/12/11
thru Saturday      12/17/11 (included)
Fall 2011 final exam week
Spring 2012 course organizational meetings mandatory to instructors; dates and locations
announced on assignment notices

Tuesday              12/13/11
thru Tuesday         12/20/11 (noon)
entering and submitting Fall 2011 final grades possible on myPurdue; copies of grade records and
of print-outs of submitted grades must be turned in to MATH 842; policies and instructions
available at http://www.math.purdue.edu/resources/gta/

Monday               12/12/11
thru Wednesday 12/21/11
Fall 2011 feedback e-mail or letter from R. Saerens (based on Informal Early Feedback results)
sent as print-outs of grades submitted on myPurdue are turned in to MATH 842

Thursday            12/15/11 (noon)
start of Spring 2012 TAOH sign-up - see http://www.math.purdue.edu/resources/gta/ for
instructions; sign-up ends at noon on Friday 01/13/12

Tuesday            12/20/11 (noon)
departmental deadline for submitting Fall 2011 grades on-line and for giving to MATH 842
copies of grade sheets and of print-outs of grades submitted on myPurdue

Tuesday            12/20/11
end of Fall 2011 employment

Wednesday           12/21/11
results and student comments of Informal Early Feedback and Course Evaluations available on-
line to TAs and limited-term lecturers
results (not student comments) of Course Evaluations available on-line to the department; if
necessary, e-mail follow-up will be sent over the break if needed; changes in assignments possible

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thru Monday           12/26/11
Purdue Holidays

Friday                12/30/11
thru Monday           01/02/12
Purdue Holidays
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