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Most of these start of term announcements are related to covid-19That's just the way of things right now.
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'''Unix help lab''' is starting the fall 2022 term open both in person and onlineSee [[Labs and Office Hours]] for information and the open hours on the [https://cs.indstate.edu/index.php#lab_hours CS homepage].
  
'''Announcements from the university on covid-19''' - https://www.indstate.edu/covid-19
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'''CS courses are mostly available online''' Most CS courses have at least one section of the course that is offered online either asynchronously (all videos, no regular meeting time) or synchronously (regular meeting times, on Zoom).  For most CS courses it should be fairly easy and seamless to participate remotely when needed (i.e., if quarantining). And for most CS courses it is probably fine if you want to participate mostly online due to concerns; check with your instructor.
  
'''University Dean of Students''' - https://www.indstate.edu/student-affairs/dean
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'''Office hours''' Most faculty will have some office hours available face to face, and also happy to meet online.
  
'''Unix help lab''' is starting the fall 2021 term open both in person and onlineSee [[Labs and Office Hours]].
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'''Computers''' in the CS rooms are available for use (using your CS class accounts)Feel free to use your laptop and plug in to power.
  
'''Stay home if ill or potentially exposed'''
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'''Department office''' See [http://cs.indstate.edu/info/contact.html here] for the normal department office hours, and location.
  
'''CS courses are mostly available online'''  Most CS courses have at least one section of the course that is offered online either asynchronously (all videos, no meeting time) or synchronously (regular meeting times, on Zoom)For most CS courses it should be fairly easy and seamless to participate remotely when needed (i.e., if quarantining).  And for most CS courses it is probably fine if you want to participate mostly online due to concerns; check with your instructor.
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'''CS placement test'''  For those starting CS 151 as your first CS course in the CS major, you now need to take the CS placement test to verify that you will be ready for the course.  Transfer students also should to take the CS placement before they start their first semester at ISU. See [[Computer Science Placement]] for more details.
  
'''Masks are required indoors''' and you will be asked to leave if not wearing a mask.
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'''Announcements from the university on covid-19''' - https://www.indstate.edu/covid-19
  
'''Upgrade your mask''' Surgical masks are generally better than cloth masks, and N95/KN94/KF94 (for example, [https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08YD1JTCD these]) are generally better than surgical masks.  If searching for surgical masks look for ones that are made in the US and claim to be ASTM Level 3 (for example, [https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B08CBM2YS1 these]).  If using cloth masks, throw them out when they get too worn out, and wash them regularly.  If reusing disposable masks, leave in your car in the heat for a day before reusing and throw out after a few days' use.
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'''University Dean of Students''' - https://www.indstate.edu/student-affairs/dean
 
 
'''Try a mask'''  The CS rooms will have a stack of surgical masks to start the term.  If you haven't tried these, take one to try.
 
 
 
'''Office hours''' Most faculty will have some office hours available face to face, and also happy to meet online.
 
 
 
'''Please get vaccinated''' If everyone were vaccinated,
 
  
'''Computers''' in the CS rooms are available for use (using your CS class accounts).  They will not be sanitized, so please use hand sanitizer before and after use.  Feel free to use your laptop and plug in to power.
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'''Info to [[Welcome New Students]]'''

Latest revision as of 16:11, 15 August 2022

Unix help lab is starting the fall 2022 term open both in person and online. See Labs and Office Hours for information and the open hours on the CS homepage.

CS courses are mostly available online Most CS courses have at least one section of the course that is offered online either asynchronously (all videos, no regular meeting time) or synchronously (regular meeting times, on Zoom). For most CS courses it should be fairly easy and seamless to participate remotely when needed (i.e., if quarantining). And for most CS courses it is probably fine if you want to participate mostly online due to concerns; check with your instructor.

Office hours Most faculty will have some office hours available face to face, and also happy to meet online.

Computers in the CS rooms are available for use (using your CS class accounts). Feel free to use your laptop and plug in to power.

Department office See here for the normal department office hours, and location.

CS placement test For those starting CS 151 as your first CS course in the CS major, you now need to take the CS placement test to verify that you will be ready for the course. Transfer students also should to take the CS placement before they start their first semester at ISU. See Computer Science Placement for more details.

Announcements from the university on covid-19 - https://www.indstate.edu/covid-19

University Dean of Students - https://www.indstate.edu/student-affairs/dean

Info to Welcome New Students