Special Pre-enrollment Program 2016

Special Pre-enrollment Program in
Mathematics at Rutgers
SPP 2016


Mathematics Graduate Program
A special program for entering graduate students
The lectures and problem sessions will be in Hill 705. Breakfast and Lunch, when provided (highlighted in green), will be available in the lounge, Hill 703.

The format of the program will be two three-hour modules each day, on advanced calculus related and linear algebra related topics respectively. On most days Prof. Dan Ocone will teach the advanced calculus topics from 9:30am to 11:30am, with Graduate Assistant Matthew Charnley taking over from 11:30am to 12:30pm. Prof. Yi-Zhi Huang will teach the linear algebra topics from 2:00pm to 4:00pm, with Graduate Assistant Semeon Artamanov taking over from 4:00pm to 5:00pm.

A few talks by current graduate students will also be included to give an idea of the dissertation research being done at Rutgers.

It is also an opportunity for new students to meet each other and to get acquainted with some faculty members and continuing graduate students.

Monday, August 22
9:00 – 9:30AM
:
9:30 – 11:20AM
:
Analysis Lecture
11:30 – 12:30PM
:
Analysis Problem Session
12:30 – 1:00PM
:
Lunch and Break
1:00 – 2:00PM
:
2:00 – 3:50PM
:
Algebra Lecture
4:00 – 5:00PM
:
Algebra Problem Session

Tuesday, August 23
9:30 – 11:20AM
:
Analysis Lecture
11:30 – 12:30PM
:
Analysis Problem Session
12:30 – 2:00PM
:
Lunch and Break
2:00 – 3:50PM
:
Algebra Lecture
4:00 – 5:00PM
:
Algebra Problem Session

Wednesday, August 24
9:30 – 11:20AM
:
Analysis Lecture
11:30 – 12:30PM
:
Analysis Problem Session
12:30 – 2:00PM
:
Payroll Onboarding
Process for TA's
Lunch and Break
2:00 – 3:50PM
:
Algebra Lecture
4:00 – 5:00PM
:
Algebra Problem Session

Thursday, August 25
9:30 – 11:20AM
:
Analysis Lecture
11:30 – 12:30PM
:
Analysis Problem Session
12:30 – 2:00PM
:
Lunch and Break
2:00 – 3:50PM
:
Algebra Lecture
4:00 – 5:00PM
:
Algebra Problem Session

Friday, August 26
9:30 – 11:20AM
:
Analysis Lecture
11:30 – 12:30PM
:
Analysis Problem Session
12:30 – 2:00PM
:
Lunch meeting with
current students :
"What every Math
grad student should know"
2:00 – 2:30PM
:
2:30 – 3:00PM
:
3:10 – 3:40PM
:
4:00 – 5:00PM
:
Algebra Problem Session
5:00 – 6:00PM
:

Monday, August 29
8:30 – 10:20AM
:
Analysis Lecture
10:30 – 11:30AM
:
Analysis Problem Session
11:30 – 1:00PM
:
Lunch and Break
1:00 – 3:00PM
:
New Student Orientation:
Graduate School
Rutgers Student Center
Multipurpose Room
College Avenue Campus
126 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ
3:30 – 5:20PM
:
Algebra Lecture
5:30 – 6:30PM
:
Algebra Problem Session

Tuesday, August 30
9:00 – 10:30AM
:
For International Students
Staying in Legal Status
in the US Workshop
Van Dyck Hall, Room 211
16 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ
10:30 – 3:00PM
:
For International Students
Social Security Number
(SSN) Applications
Social Security Office
550 Jersey Avenue, Suite 200
New Brunswick, NJ
Note : Students attending the
Workshop at Van Dyck Hall
will receive transport to the
office directly by bus
12:30 – 2:30PM
:
For International Students
Speak Test
College Ave Language Lab
20 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ
Note : Choose one session
 • 12:30PM – 1:30PM
 • 1:30PM – 2:30PM
 • Thursday Session
Lunch and Break
3:00 – 5:00PM
:
Algebra Lecture

Wednesday, August 31
8:30 – 11:15AM
:
For International Students
Teaching Assistant
Orientation
Rutgers Student Center
Multipurpose Room
College Avenue Campus
126 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ
11:15 – 2:00PM
:
Free Time
2:00 – 4:00PM
:
Algebra Written Quals

Thursday, September 1
8:00 – 1:00PM
:
For Domestic &
International Students

Teaching Assistant
Orientation
Rutgers Student Center
Multipurpose Room
College Avenue Campus
126 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ
1:00 – 2:00PM
:
For International Students
Speak Test
College Ave Language Lab
20 Seminary Place
New Brunswick, NJ
Note : Final session available
to students who did not
attend a session on Tuesday
1:00 – 2:30PM
:
Free Time
2:30 – 4:30PM
:
Complex Analysis
Written Quals

Friday, September 2
9:30 – 11:30AM
:
Real Analysis Written Quals
12:00 – 1:00PM
:
Math Department
Welcome Lunch
1:30 – 4:00PM
:

Tuesday, September 6 : Classes Begin!
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