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Remote Advising Resources

Mentoring and Advising Graduate Students in a COVID-19 Environment

As campus adjusts to remote work and instruction, graduate programs are also transitioning to providing remote advising and mentoring.  Below are some resources to help faculty and staff adjust to advising students online and guidance on topics to discuss as we face new challenges with the Corona Virus.

Zoom Resources

Zoom offers a help centervideo tutorials, and live and pre-recorded training webinars.

Also helpful:

Create (and personalize) your own personal virtual meeting room. To remain FERPA compliant, use the Waiting Room feature to dismiss one appointment before admitting the next appointment.

Spring 2020 Late Drops and S/U Grading Exceptions

Graduate program advisors will play a pivotal role in providing equitable and comprehensive advising to students who are considering exceptions. To help graduate program advisors facilitate these important discussions with students, Graduate Studies has created a one page Important Considerations for Late Drops and S/U Grading Exceptions guide and a more extensive Advising Guide

Remote Oral Exams

Thank you to the MCIP graduate program and the College of Biological Sciences for sharing their remote oral exam instructions (adapted for general use).

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