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1 Marquette University Graduate School New Student Orientation August 22, 2013

2 Dr. Jeanne M. Hossenlopp Vice Provost for Research Dean of the Graduate School o Brief Overview of the University o Graduate School Information o Student Groups of GSO and PFF

3 Marquette University Established in 1881 Founded in the tradition of the Society of Jesus University is named after Rev. Jacques Marquette, S.J. (1637 – 1675), a French missionary and explorer in North America

4 University-Wide Strategic Plan Beyond Boundaries: Setting the Course for Marquettes Future Theme 1: Pursuit of Academic Excellence for Human Well-being Goal Advance Marquette as a highly ranked destination university, renowned for academic rigor, innovation and the achievements of its community of scholars.

5 Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 2: Research in Action Goal Advance Marquette as a university committed to research and scholarship, with a distinctive emphasis on excellence in strategically defined areas.

6 Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 3: Social Responsibility and Community Engagement Goal Distinguish Marquette as a university in which ethics, service and the promotion of justice are key elements of the student experience and attract faculty and staff committed to the universitys mission.

7 Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 4: Formation of the Mind and the Heart Goal Define the Marquette experience as personally transformative and grounded in the practice of Jesuit spirituality and pedagogy. ContextExperienceReflectionActionEvaluation Ignatian Pedagogy

8 Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 5: Enhancement of Organizational Effectiveness Goal Encourage, as a model for our students, a university culture of innovation and continuous improvement, where candor, diverse views and constructive dialogue are welcome.

9 Strategic Plan Themes, cont. Theme 6: Sustainability of Valuable Resources Goal Marquette will assess, evaluate and transform university operations and practices to increase efficiencies, sustain shared resources and thrive in tomorrows competitive higher education landscape.

10 Graduate School Units Graduate School Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Office of Research Compliance

11 Location of the Graduate School Holthusen Hall 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Room 305

12 Our Services Follow the Life of a Graduate Student Recruitment Admissions Graduate Assistantships Records Graduate Student Professional Development

13 Graduate Student Organization (GSO) Office Location:Holthusen Hall, Room 460D 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave. Mailboxes in Graduate School and AMU Lead Center Phone: (414) 288-5841 Email: Website: GSOs Roles Advocating for students Facilitating inter-departmental communication Providing a social network

14 Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) Office Location:Holthusen Hall, Room 460C 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave. Mailbox in Graduate School Phone: (414) 288-5957 Email: Website: PFF Programs Roles Providing graduate professional development opportunities, e.g. workshops, seminars Creating an awareness of issues affecting the future of higher education Developing the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the job market

15 Contact the Graduate School 1.Email – 2.Telephone – (414) 288-7137 3.Website – 4.Facebook – 5.Twitter – 6.LinkedIn –

16 Dr. Carolyn Smith Executive Director Marquette University Medical Clinic o Clinical and Wellness Services o University Immunization Policy o Student Health Insurance Programs

17 MU Medical Clinic – Location & Hours Walter Schroeder Health Sciences and Education Complex Location:545 N. 15 th Street (SE corner Schroeder Complex) Phone: (414) 288-7184 Fax: (414) 288-1664 Hours:Mon.-Wed.: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Thursday: 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Friday:8 a.m. – 4 p.m. After-hours/weekends nurse line available free of charge to all MU students: 1-855-839-5121

18 MU Medical Clinic On-campus medical clinic and wellness center for all MU students Staffed by 4 physicians, 3 physician assistants, full complement of ancillary medical personnel (including dietician) Operate on an appointment-based system – up to 60% of appointment slots available for same day Appointments can be made in person, by phone, or online via secure web portal (accessed from our website) Satellite clinic and wellness facility opening in October in 707 Building

19 MU Medical Clinic - Services Medical ServicesWellness Services Acute Illness/Urgent CareWomens/Mens Preventive Care Asthma, Diabetes, Chronic DiseaseHealth Assessments Sports Medicine/Acute InjuryImmunizations Suturing/Minor ProceduresTB Testing IV Fluid ReplacementFlu Clinics (several campus sites) Physicals (incl. gynecological exam)Stress Management Travel ClinicRegistered Dietician Lab Services (incl. HIV, STD testing)Smoking Cessation Limited PharmacyYoga, Meditation, Massage

20 Graduate Student Access Pay a per-semester health fee ($145) Entitles you to unlimited provider, nurse, dietician visits (no visit charge or co-pay) Free core services and labs, including yoga and massage Reduced fees on non-core services and labs Fee-for-service Pay at time of service for each visit/service/lab Student Health Insurance Program (voluntary or hard-waiver) MU Medical Clinic (MUMC) and MU Sports Rehab are in-network providers Pays 100% of charges for covered services Co-pay and deductible waived at MUMC & MU Sports Rehab MUMC will directly bill

21 Immunization Policy All newly admitted or readmitted students required to comply with MU immunization and TB screening policy Proof of immunization required for MMR, chicken pox, tetanus; screening questions for TB Failure to comply will result in a medical hold preventing future registration Form must be completed through CheckMarq

22 Immunization and TB Screening Form Instructions for completing your forms: 1.Go to 2.Enter your username and password 3.Once you have successfully accessed your student account, select the Next Step link 4.You now will see your Next Step dashboard 5.Complete the health forms.

23 Student Health Insurance Program Optional, voluntary program available to all graduate students - Coverage dates: August 1, 2013 – July 31, 2014 - Enrollment deadline is October 1, 2013 - Dependent coverage available to purchase $500,000 maximum annual benefit Mental health benefits same as any illness Annual premium $2,565.00 (Fall only = $1,069.00)

24 Student Health Insurance Program (2) HealthEOS Plus is preferred provider network ( $200 deductible (IN)/$500 deductible (OUT) Deductible & co-pay waived when treatment received at MUMC, MU Sports Rehab Covered services (100%): exams (incl. gynecological), labs, immunizations, PT, prescriptions dispensed, dietician counseling No benefit limits on Rx drugs ($15/$35 co-pay) For brochures and enrollment forms, visit

25 Student Health Insurance Plan (3) Select Graduate School Plan provides university-subsidized coverage for certain graduate students Qualified recipients should have received notification from the Graduate School - Enrollment handled by Graduate School Benefits similar to Voluntary Plan (500K limit) Option to purchase coverage for spouse and/or dependents

26 Ms. Rose Trupiano Research & Instructional Services Librarian o Raynor Memorial Libraries



29 Raynor Memorial Libraries 2 buildings connected via bridge Open 104 hours/week 24/7 access to Raynor Library 1 st floor 24/7 access to Raynor Library 1 st floor Raynor Lib. 2 nd floor & Bridge Open 24 hours Mon.-Thurs.Raynor Lib. 2 nd floor & Bridge Open 24 hours Mon.-Thurs. Information Desk (for library research help & tech support) Information Desk (for library research help & tech support) IM Reference help One-on-one Research Consultations with Librarians One-on-one Research Consultations with Librarians 400+ periodical article and primary resource databases 400+ periodical article and primary resource databases Subject Research Guides & Subject Librarians Subject Research Guides & Subject Librarians

30 2.1 million volumes, including: 1.8 million print books & items 500,000 electronic books 36,000+ electronic journals 2,100 current print journals Interlibrary Loan 250 workstations (PCs, Macs, laptops, Macbook Pros) Digital Media Studio with equipment (video & digital cameras, iPads, etc.) for checkout Digital Media Studio with equipment (video & digital cameras, iPads, etc.) for checkout Media Consultations Café on the Bridge





35 The Marqcat Online Catalog

36 We STRONGLY recommend that graduate students who are doing more comprehensive research on a topic, to DIRECTLY use the databases in their subject area. Marqcat Plus is a DISCOVERY tool. It allows you to search simultaneously through a number of databases (including Marqcat.) It does NOT search ALL of our databases, nor does it offer sophisticated searching.






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49 Have a great semester! Thank you!

50 Ms. Kathy Lang Chief Information Officer Information Technology Services o Exceptional customer service (Help Desk) o Technology leadership (CheckMarq, email, labs) o Quality products and services (D2L) o Proactive planning (IT Website, Alert Messages)

51 IT Services Help Desk Cudahy Hall, Second Floor –1313 W. Wisconsin –Next to Raynor Library (414) 288-7799


53 CheckMarq Student Records, including online registration, grades and schedules, change of address Student Financials – Bursar account Guest Access

54 eMarq – Outlook Web Access (OWA)

55 Password Reset

56 Password Security Questions

57 Password Complexity Maximum password age of 180 days Minimum password age of 2 days Maintain a password history of 2 passwords and not allow reuse Must be a minimum of 8 characters Three of the following four categories: –English uppercase characters (A through Z) –English lowercase characters (a through z) –Base 10 digits (0 through 9) –Non-alphabetic characters (for example, !, $, #, %)


59 Desire2Learn

60 Storage Quotas Student eMarq 1Gb –Issue warning –Prohibit send –Prohibit send and receive D2L locker 70M

61 Help Desk Password Reset Safe Computing & Anti-virus

62 Secure your devices with Passwords Anti-virus Software Never give out your password

63 Group Collaboration – MS Lync Instant Messaging (IM) Presence Web/video conferencing Application sharing

64 VPN Access Reach library research databases without entering your name and 14-digit library bar code Visit campus-restricted websites

65 Annual Allocation Must install drivers in order to print Double sided printing default FallSpringSummer Enrolled Students$14.00 $7.00

66 PrintWise Costs Single-sided/SimplexBlack and WhiteColor 8.5 x 11 (letter)$0.07$0.50 8.5 x 14 (legal)$0.07$0.50 11 x 17 (ledger)$0.14$1.00 Double-sided/DuplexBlack and WhiteColor 8.5 x 11 (letter)$0.10$0.80 8.5 x 14 (legal)$0.10$0.80 11 x 17 (ledger)$0.20$1.60




70 IT Services Alert Messages IT Services Alert

71 Welcome to Marquette IT Services Help Desk (414) 288-7799

72 Dr. Kevin Gibson Associate Dean Graduate School o Welcome and Congratulations! o Graduate School Academic Requirements o Graduate School Supports and Resources



75 Minimum Grades Graduate School requires a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.000 for graduation Students also required to maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.000 throughout their programs

76 Additional Requirements to Maintain Satisfactory Academic Progress All degree graduate students must make substantial and visible progress toward their degrees. –In addition to course work, must make progress toward comprehensive or doctoral qualifying exam, thesis or dissertation, etc. Six-year time limit for masters, 8-year limit for doctorate

77 Other Grounds for Warnings, Remediation, or Dismissal Academic Dishonesty – Plagiarism, cheating, allowing another to copy ones work, etc. Professional Integrity –…the utmost personal integrity and the highest standards of professionalism, including adherence to any commonly recognized codes of conduct or professional standards… Professional Performance –All students in professional, laboratory, or clinical settings must maintain fully professional behavior at all times Student Conduct Code –Sexual harassment, failing to comply with reasonable directives, etc.


79 Career Services Center Office Location:Holthusen Hall, 1 st Floor 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave. Phone: (414) 288-7423 Website: Career Services Centers Roles Individual Career Counseling Appointments Quick Help Drop-in Hours, daily 12-2 p.m. MUCSC website MU Career Manager Career Fairs Career Services Workshops and Presentations

80 Resources for Students

81 Academic and Professional Development Resources

82 Student Life Resources resources_stures.shtml

83 Ms. Sherri Lex Assistant Director for Student Records Graduate School o Deadlines o Forms o Continuation Courses o Graduation / Commencement

84 Deadlines Deadlines are strictly enforced and assist students in staying on track in their programs. They can be found: Online on the Academic Calendar Online on the Graduate School homepage: Important dates and weekly announcements Through email - Forward email at your own risk!

85 Deadlines Deadlines apply to everyone. Deadlines include: CheckMarq Registration, Add/Drop/Withdrawal Incomplete Grades Applying for Graduation Outlines for your Thesis, Professional Project, or Dissertation Defending your Dissertation Comprehensive Exams Submission of your Essay, Thesis, Professional Project, or Dissertation

86 Forms Forms for every action All forms are PDF writeable: type, print, sign and submit Forms page link on Graduate School homepage, at _ index.shtml _ index.shtml


88 Continuation Courses All degree graduate students must be registered every fall and spring term until graduation to maintain their active status Types of Continuation: –Comprehensive Exam or DQE Preparation –Dissertation / Thesis / Professional Project –Field Placement –Graduate Assistant or Fellow –If nothing else: Graduate Standing

89 Graduation Be sure to apply each term you think you may graduate! Applications do not carry over. Departments and the Graduate School conduct academic audits of student records to determine eligibility to graduate. Theses and dissertations are submitted electronically via ProQuest. Sessions will be held to assist students with this step-by-step process. Email reminders will be sent with deadlines.


91 Ms. Jessi Matthews Admissions Coordinator Graduate School o Campus Life

92 Service Learning and Volunteerism Cura Personalis Graduate School - More than academics Excellence Promotion of Faith Leadership through Service to Others

93 Opportunities Center for Community Service site outlines many volunteer opportunities at Several large-scale service days 1.Hunger Clean-Up 2.Make a Difference Day 3.Urban Connection Habitat for Humanity Big Brothers/Big Sisters Special Olympics

94 Counseling Center Holthusen Hall, 2 nd Floor 1324 W. Wisconsin Ave., Rm. 204 (414) 288-7172 Personal short-term counseling Screening for depression, anxiety, alcohol and eating problems Career counseling Outreach & consultation services Emergency services

95 Center for Psychological Services Cramer Hall, 3 rd Floor 604 N. 16 th St., Rm. 307 (414) 288-3487 Non-profit mental health facility Operated by MUs Clinical Psychology Graduate Program Offers therapy to campus community for free Conducts evaluations of psychological and educational problems for a $100 fee, then offers state-of-the-art treatment on a sliding fee scale – no insurance accepted Advanced graduate students offer confidential, high quality evaluation and therapy-based services for diverse populations under faculty supervision (no meds offered)

96 Campus Ministry Location: AMU 236, 1442 W. Wisconsin Ave. Hours:Weekdays, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Phone:(414) 288-6873 Website: Worship opportunities for several faiths and Christian denominations Sacred spaces throughout campus Faith formation Service programs Retreats Pastoral Care

97 Fitness Centers Helfaer Recreation Center and Tennis Stadium 525 N. 16 th Street (414) 288-6976 Rec Plex, located in Straz Tower 915 W. Wisconsin Ave. (414) 288-7778 Free to all students* Need ID Card to enter facilities Sports equipment available for check-out with ID Fees for court rentals, professionally-led classes * MU employees who receive full tuition remission are not eligible for the recreational privilege but may purchase a membership to the facilities

98 Public Safety Parking Structure 1, 749 N. 16 th St. Non-Emergency Phone:(414) 288-6800 Emergency Phone:(414) 288-1911 Urban campus - Use common sense Blue Light phones – More than 450 Cameras on and off-campus – More than 600 Three ways MU can help you get around – –Safety Patrol Foot Escorts (414) 288-6363 –Blue LIMO Door-to-Door Service (414) 288-6363 –White LIMO Express Service (two fixed routes – no need to call since you can just wave one down)

99 Parking Services Wells Street Structure, 1240 W. Wells Street Phone: (414) 288-6911 Email: Website: Extended office hours until 6:00 p.m. Monday, Aug. 26 through Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

100 Parking Services – Options Permits for One Semester or Both Semesters –24-Hour/Overnight Permits – Location determines the cost –Commuter Permits Evening Only Daytime Part-Time Daytime Full-Time Daily Visitor Fees –PAYABLE UPON ENTRY, Structures 1 or 2 only. –Pay with cash, MasterCard or Visa. Change given in dollar coins. –Daily receipt must be displayed on dashboard.

101 Alumni Memorial Union Marquette Card Services Office Post Office / UPS Station Bus and Limo Tickets U.S. Bank and ATM Machines – no ATM fees for U.S. Bank customers only Marquette Spirit Shop

102 Alumni Memorial Union Commuter Lounge Chapel of The Holy Family University Special Events

103 AMU Food Services Cafeteria – Marquette Place Lunda Room Restaurant Coffee Shop – Brew Bayou –Coffee Shops also in Cudahy Hall, Straz Hall, Raynor Library Bridge, and Eckstein Hall

104 University Bookstore The Book Marq 818 North 16 th Street (414) 288-7317 View book lists for courses on CheckMarq Place orders for books to be shipped or picked up on campus

105 Marquette University Graduate School Thanks You! Please remember to: o Turn in your completed 2-sided evaluation o Turn in your entry to win a door prize o Visit with your GSO reps in the lobby

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