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Welcome to TAing at Stanford. Please read the contents of this handbook very carefully and follow the instructions as indicated. If you have any questions at this time or in the future, please feel free to stop by the student services office and we will be happy to help. This list contains administrative tasks you need to complete as well as information that you should be aware of. "Getting Started as an EE TA" lists more items that should be taken care of as soon as possible. <span style="text-decoration: underline;"></span>
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'''Congratulations on your EE CA appointment!'''<br>
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Please read the contents of this handbook very carefully and follow the instructions as indicated. If you have any questions at this time or in the future, please feel free to stop by the Student Services Office in the EE Administrative Suite and we will be happy to help. This list contains administrative tasks you need to complete as well as information that you should be aware of. "Getting Started as an EE CA" lists more items that should be taken care of as soon as possible. <br>
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'''(1) <span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Obtain an e-mail address</span>'''
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If you do not already have a Stanford e-mail account please open one as soon as possible. Since most correspondence will be via e-mail, it is critical that you get into the habit of checking e-mail frequently. Stanford accounts are opened online at http://sunetid.stanford.edu. Questions should be directed to the IT Help Desk at 725-HELP.
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If you do not already have a Stanford e-mail account please open one as soon as possible. Since most correspondence will be via e-mail, it is critical that you get into the habit of checking e-mail frequently. Stanford accounts are opened online at [https://accounts.stanford.edu/ https://accounts.stanford.edu/]. Questions should be directed to the IT Help Desk at 725-HELP.<br>
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'''(2) <span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Contact info</span>'''
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It is also required for all EE students to enter their e-mail address, day time office and phone number (if applicable) in the "Address" portion of the student Axess system. The e-mail address is added to the EE distribution list and it is the OFFICIAL means of notifying students. This e-mail address will also be used to inform students of information ranging from registration requirements and holds to departmental parties. The office and phone information are used to create a departmental directory. For all but first-quarter students, failure to enter this information into the Axess system will prevent a student from submitting their study list online. This will likely result in late fees. To prevent this, students are strongly encouraged to open an e-mail account and enter the data as soon as possible. It is essential that this information be up-to-date at all times.<br>
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It is also required for all EE students to enter their e-mail address, day time office and phone number (if applicable) in the "Address" portion of the student Axess system. The e-mail address is added to the EE distribution list and it is the OFFICIAL means of notifying students. This e-mail address will also be used to inform students of information ranging from registration requirements and holds to departmental parties. The office and phone information are used to create a departmental directory. For all but first-quarter students, failure to enter this information into the Axess system will prevent a student from submitting their study list online. This will likely result in late fees. To prevent this, students are strongly encouraged to open an e-mail account and enter the data as soon as possible. It is essential that this information be up-to-date at all times.'''<br>'''
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(4) '''Complete''' '''payroll paperwork'''
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'''(4) <span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Complete payroll paperwork</span>'''
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To receive your paychecks on time, you must complete and file your new-hire paperwork by the end of the first week of the quarter. You are required to pay (or make arrangements with the Bursar Office to pay through payroll deduction) all non-tuition fees on or before the University deadline. Failure to take care of these fees will result in late fee charges. Here is a list of some important pay-related forms:
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To receive your paychecks on time, you must complete and file your new-hire paperwork by the end of the first week of the quarter. You are required to pay (or make arrangements with the Bursar Office to pay through payroll deduction) all non-tuition fees on or before the University deadline. Failure to take care of these fees will result in late fee charges. Here is a list of some important pay-related forms:<br>
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* EE Course Assistantship form (required): If you are part of a faculty research group, list the group's administrative assistant as the "Administrative Contact," otherwise list the EE Department. List the courses, quarters, and percentage appointment you have been assigned in the "Comments" box near the bottom of the form. The form must be printed, signed, and submitted to the EE Student Services Office, Packard 172. Copies of the Payroll forms described below must be attached to the Course/Teaching Assistant Form when it is submitted to the EE Department.
 
* W-4 Tax Form (required) &nbsp;
* W-4 Tax Form (required) &nbsp;
* I-9 form (required)
* I-9 form (required)
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* Direct deposit (optional): http://axess.stanford.edu. We encourage all of our employees to use direct deposit to avoid lost or stolen checks. The completed form should be given to the Financial Associate Mimi Qian in the EE department.
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* Direct deposit (optional): https://axess.stanford.edu/. We encourage all of our employees to use direct deposit to avoid lost or stolen checks. The completed form should be given to the Financial Associate Mimi Qian in the EE department.
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* Payroll deduction (optional): http://axess.stanford.edu
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* Payroll deduction (optional):&nbsp;https://axess.stanford.edu/
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* International forms (required for international students): Your TA appointment is subject to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and specifies that you must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. You must go to Packard 164 to complete the necessary paperwork. These web sites may help you get your paper work figured out: http://co.stanford.edu/resources/forms/
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* International forms (required for international students): Your TA appointment is subject to the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and specifies that you must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. You must go to Packard 164 to complete the necessary paperwork. These web sites may help you get your paper work figured out: http://icenter.stanford.edu/quick_reference/soc_sec.html[http://co.stanford.edu/resources/forms/]
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* For international students: http://fingate.stanford.edu/students
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* For international students: http://www.stanford.edu/group/fms/fingate/students/<br>
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<span style="font-weight: bold;">(5)</span>'''Reserve an Office Hour Room (if needed)'''
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'''(5) <span style="color: rgb(128, 0, 0);">Reserve an Office Hour Room (if needed) or Review Session Classroom</span>'''
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If you need to reserve a room for your office hours in the Packard building, please reserve the room(s) online at http://eeta.stanford.edu/. Additionally, if you need to reserve a classroom for course review/ problem sessions, please email [mailto:ta@ee.stanford.edu ta@ee.stanford.edu] your classroom requirements.
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If you need to reserve a room for your office hours in the Packard building, please reserve the room(s) online a http://eeta.stanford.edu/. Additionally, if you need to reserve a classroom for a course review/ problem sessions, please contact Debby Bryan [mailto:dcbryan@stanford.edu dcbryan@stanford.edu] with your classroom requirements (i.e. location, size, and equiptment needs of classroom). <br>
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* EE New TA Orientation: Friday, April 2, 2010, 2pm-4:30pm (Packard 202). Required for all new TAs. <br>
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* EE TA Orientation: If you are new to TAing at Stanford and did not attend the April EE New TA Orientation, you are required to watch it on video at [http://ee.stanford.edu/ta/stream]. If you have any trouble viewing these videos, please contact The EE Graduate Advising Teaching Assistant via email at [mailto:gradta@ee.stanford.edu gradta@ee.stanford.edu]. This is part of the EE TA Training Program and it is important that you do so as soon as possible. Don't forget to e-mail &nbsp;[mailto:gradta@ee.stanford.edu ta@ee.stanford.edu]&nbsp;after you have watched the video so you can get approval to move forward. Additionally, if you did not attend the April EE New TA Orientation, please email ta@ee.stanford.edu to schedule a meeting with the Teaching Assistant Coordinator. <br>
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* SCPD Instructor/TA Orientation: If you are TAing an SCPD class you are required to attend the SCPD Instructor/TA Orientation session on Thursday, January 7, 5:30pm-6:30pm in Thornton 102'''''. For questions about SCPD classes and for RSVP to SCPD Instructor/TA Orientation contact Michelle Lucas [mailto:malucas@stanford.edu malucas@stanford.edu]'''''<br>
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* Quartly Lunch Seminars: Lunch seminars are held on a quartly basis and provide TAs the opportunity to discuss topics that are important to their development as teaching assistants. Spring quarter Lunch Seminar schedule TBA.
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* EE TA Orientation: If you are a new CA to EE, OR if you <u>''have not''</u> been a CA for the past 4 quarters, you are required to attend the '''EE TA Orientation on Friday, Janaury 6 from 1P.M. to 4P.M. in Packard 204'''. Please RSVP at [mailto:ta@ee.stanford.edu. ta@ee.stanford.edu] <br>
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* SCPD Instructor/TA Information Session: <span style="font-style: italic;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">TBA.</span></span>'''''For questions about SCPD classes and for RSVP to SCPD Instructor/TA Information Session contact Predislava Derugin [mailto:pderugin@stanford.edu pderugin@stanford.edu]'''''
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* CTL TA Orientation: Thursday, January 12 from 1:15P.M. in the Cypress Rooms, Tressider. No pre-registration required. <br>
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* See Training and Development and Pedagogy Reading Group for more information on TA developmental opportunities
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Revision as of 20:38, 10 January 2012

Congratulations on your EE CA appointment!

Please read the contents of this handbook very carefully and follow the instructions as indicated. If you have any questions at this time or in the future, please feel free to stop by the Student Services Office in the EE Administrative Suite and we will be happy to help. This list contains administrative tasks you need to complete as well as information that you should be aware of. "Getting Started as an EE CA" lists more items that should be taken care of as soon as possible.


(1) Obtain an e-mail address

If you do not already have a Stanford e-mail account please open one as soon as possible. Since most correspondence will be via e-mail, it is critical that you get into the habit of checking e-mail frequently. Stanford accounts are opened online at https://accounts.stanford.edu/. Questions should be directed to the IT Help Desk at 725-HELP.


(2) Contact info

It is also required for all EE students to enter their e-mail address, day time office and phone number (if applicable) in the "Address" portion of the student Axess system. The e-mail address is added to the EE distribution list and it is the OFFICIAL means of notifying students. This e-mail address will also be used to inform students of information ranging from registration requirements and holds to departmental parties. The office and phone information are used to create a departmental directory. For all but first-quarter students, failure to enter this information into the Axess system will prevent a student from submitting their study list online. This will likely result in late fees. To prevent this, students are strongly encouraged to open an e-mail account and enter the data as soon as possible. It is essential that this information be up-to-date at all times.


(3) Read the TA Handbook

Please read the EE TA Handbook in full. Pay special attention to "The Care and Feeding of Teaching Assistants." It will help you to understand what will be expected of you and what you can expect from us.


(4) Complete payroll paperwork

To receive your paychecks on time, you must complete and file your new-hire paperwork by the end of the first week of the quarter. You are required to pay (or make arrangements with the Bursar Office to pay through payroll deduction) all non-tuition fees on or before the University deadline. Failure to take care of these fees will result in late fee charges. Here is a list of some important pay-related forms:


  • W-4 Tax Form (required)  
  • I-9 form (required)
  • Direct deposit (optional): https://axess.stanford.edu/. We encourage all of our employees to use direct deposit to avoid lost or stolen checks. The completed form should be given to the Financial Associate Mimi Qian in the EE department.


(5) Reserve an Office Hour Room (if needed) or Review Session Classroom

If you need to reserve a room for your office hours in the Packard building, please reserve the room(s) online a http://eeta.stanford.edu/. Additionally, if you need to reserve a classroom for a course review/ problem sessions, please contact Debby Bryan dcbryan@stanford.edu with your classroom requirements (i.e. location, size, and equiptment needs of classroom).


(6) Autumn Quarter Workshops and Seminars

  • EE TA Orientation: If you are a new CA to EE, OR if you have not been a CA for the past 4 quarters, you are required to attend the EE TA Orientation on Friday, Janaury 6 from 1P.M. to 4P.M. in Packard 204. Please RSVP at ta@ee.stanford.edu
  • SCPD Instructor/TA Information Session: TBA.For questions about SCPD classes and for RSVP to SCPD Instructor/TA Information Session contact Predislava Derugin pderugin@stanford.edu
  • CTL TA Orientation: Thursday, January 12 from 1:15P.M. in the Cypress Rooms, Tressider. No pre-registration required.
  • See Training and Development and Pedagogy Reading Group for more information on TA developmental opportunities


We hope TAing for EE will be a wonderful experience for you and we look forward to working with you. 


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