University Catalog and Schedule of Classes
The 2012-2013 University of Oregon Catalog, which includes the Graduate Studies and Research section, and the University of Oregon’s Class Schedule, contain information on University and Department rules and regulations, registration procedures, and student services. You should become familiar with these references, as they will provide the answers to many questions you have concerning your academic career at the University of Oregon. The catalog is published annually, includes information on classes that can be taught, as well as departments, faculty, programs, and other useful information. It can be accessed on-line at http://uocatalog.uoregon.edu/. The Class Schedule lists classes for the current and future terms including scheduled times, rooms, and any special requirements. It is only available online at http://classes.uoregon.edu/. A tentative schedule of Anthropology classes for the academic year is available on the departmental web page at http://pages.uoregon.edu/fwhite/Curriculum%20planning%20grids.pdf.
University of Oregon Graduate School Web Site
The Graduate School’s web site has many useful pages documenting policies and procedures that pertain to graduate students, funding opportunities, and information to help students get oriented at the UO. It is located here: http://gradschool.uoregon.edu.
Department of Anthropology Graduate Student Policy Documents
This is the Department of Anthropology’s Graduate Student Handbook and Faculty Advising Manual. It is a basic reference for graduate students in the Anthropology program and should be read and referred to frequently. The General Duties and Responsibilities Statement, Department of Anthropology, Graduate Teaching Fellowships may be found on line at: http://gradschool.uoregon.edu/sites/default/files/ANTHGDRS.pdf.
Additionally several documents related to this handbook can be found on the “Graduate Program in Anthropology” blackboard page, under the “Graduate Handbook” link.
Student Conduct Code
The University operates under a student conduct program designed to protect the health, safety, and well being of everyone within the university community and to protect the educational objectives of the university. All university students are expected to abide by the UO Code of Student Conduct, which is here: http://uodos.uoregon.edu/StudentConductandCommunityStandards/StudentConductCode/tabid/69/Default.aspx
Plagiarism will not be tolerated. Every student should read these helpful web pages which provide clear and explicit definitions and examples of what is and is not plagiarism: Plagiarism Guide for Students
http://libweb.uoregon.edu/guides/plagiarism/students/ Plagiarism Guide for Instructors http://libweb.uoregon.edu/guides/plagiarism/faculty/
The Student, Faculty, and Staff Directory is available online from the University of Oregon homepage under “Find People” (http://www.uoregon.edu/findpeople). Many resources for graduate students are available through the graduate school’s web page: http://gradschool.uoregon.edu/.
On campus telephones, the four-digit telephone numbers listed in this handbook are UO campus extension numbers. If you’re calling from a campus phone (for example, from an office in Condon Hall), simply dial 6, then the four-digit number to complete your call. When calling from off-campus, the area code and prefix for all campus extension numbers is 541-346; dial the area code and prefix plus the four-digit extension to complete your call. The area code for Eugene is 541, Salem is 503, and Portland is 503 and 971.
Information Technology (formerly computing center)
Information Technology, located in McKenzie Hall, supports the computing needs of the university through the creation and maintenance of computing and networking environments. They have software available for download that is free to all university members, including virus and spyware protection, as well as a step-by-step guide to setting up your on and off-campus connection. All university members receive free internet access. To connect to UOnet, see http://it.uoregon.edu/help/getconnected/index.shtml. To set up an email account, see http://it.uoregon.edu/help/email/index.shtml. Microcomputer Services are fully detailed at: http://it.uoregon.edu/services-grid/all. The various computing labs on campus can be found at: http://it.uoregon.edu/campus_labs.shtml.