Faculty & Staff

GRADUATE STUDENT SERVICES FORUM

March 29, 2006

Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 201

DATE: Wednesday, March 29, 2006
TIME: 8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
PLACE: Hewlett Teaching Center, Room 201

FORUM SCHEDULE
8:00 - 8:30 a.m. Registration, continental breakfast, networking
8:30 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome
General announcements
Keynote: Commission on Graduate Education update
JOHN BOOTHROYD, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, and member of the Commission
9:00 - 10:20 a.m. General session:
   GFS Tips & Tricks and ReportMart Smarts
10:30 - 11:25 a.m. First concurrent sessions:
   - Following the Money Trail
   - Processing Summer Quarter
11:35 a.m. -
  12:30 p.m.
Second concurrent sessions:
   - Demystifying postdocs
   - Visiting Researcher Info session
SESSION DESCRIPTIONS AND HANDOUTS
Session/
Presenter(s)
Description Handouts
(pdf files)
Keynote address,
Commission on
Graduate Education


John Boothroyd
Review of some of the recommendations of the Commission on Graduate Education (CGE) and next steps related to their implementation

GFS Tips & Tricks,
ReportMart Smarts


Sarah Straight,
Anh Hoang
Addressed issues most frequently raised by intermediate to advanced GFS users, and suggestions for efficient use of the system. Identified which reports to run to answer graduate aid business questions and helpful tips for using the reports.

Following the
Money Trail


Jeff Winkler,
Sue Schmitt
Provided information to assist with reconciliation of GFS-related expenditures, and an overview of the GFS data flow through other University administrative systems.

Processing
Summer Quarter


Karen Cooper
Addressed GFS policies that are different during summer quarter, including health insurance, assistantships and enrollment, and how to process aid in the GFS system.

Demystifying
Postdocs


Al Murray,
Sarah Straight,
Anh Hoang
Discussed the prerequisites and special considerations for processing aid for postdoctoral scholars. Presented GFS and Reportmart tools.

Visiting
Researchers


Ann George,
Shelly Spratt,
Brian Groves
Reviewed policies and procedures for non-matriculated grad students, including how to use the GFS system to pay them.

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Updated on June 16, 2014 9:28 AM