Faculty & Staff

GRADUATE STUDENT SERVICES FORUM

November 1, 2007

Tressider Union, Oak Lounge

FORUM SCHEDULE
9:30 - 10:00 a.m. Registration and networking
10:00 a.m. Welcome
   CHRIS GOLDE,
   Associate Vice Provost for Graduate Education
10:00 - 10:45 a.m. General session:
   What's New in GFS
11:00 - 11:50 a.m. First concurrent sessions:
   - GFS Tips for Postdoc Administrators
   - Continuing the Money Trail
   - Assorted Funding/Compliance Issues
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. LUNCH and KEYNOTE SPEAKER
   CHRIS GRIFFITH,
   Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs
1:15 - 2:00 p.m. Second concurrent sessions:
   - Using GFS Exceptions Reports
   - Continuing the Money Trail
   - FAO and Graduate Students
2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Third concurrent sessions:
   - A Conversation with Bechtel
   - Using GFS Exception Reports
   - Assorted Funding/Compliance Issues
SESSION DESCRIPTIONS AND HANDOUTS
Session/
Presenter(s)
Description Handouts
(pdf files)
Welcome and Graduate Education Overview

Chris Golde
The "big picture" of graduate education at Stanford Slides

What's New
in GFS

Karen Cooper
Allison Baird-James
Learn about recent enhancements to Workflow and Reportmart, new GFS job aids, hard commitments, and a taste of "v.9" GFS
Resources

Continuing the Money Trail

Allison Baird-James
Gary Davis
An update on the "Money Trail." Presents an overview of the GFS data flow through other University administrative systems, and discusses reconciliation of GFS-related expenditures and commitments

Using GFS Exception Reports

Karen Cooper
See how Exceptions Reports within GFS can help to identify and solve problems BEFORE they happen

FAO and Graduate Students

Cynthia Hartley
Review the functions and services of the Financial Aid Office to support graduate students, including loans, grants-in-aid, and relationships to other support Slides

Assorted Funding/compliance Issues

Ann George
Issues related to student employment, funding by companies, and other topics of interest to auditors Slides

GFS Tips for Postdoc Administrators

Al Murray
Shelly Huang
How GFS works for supporting postdocs Slides

A Conversation with Bechtel

Shalini Bhutani
Bechtel Staff
Questions and answers around international students and employment, other financial concerns

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