College of Pharmacy and Nutrition New Graduate Student Checklist (2010-2011)

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Col
lege of Pharmacy and Nutrition


New Graduate Student Checklist

(2010
-
2011)




Orientation Process


P
lease refer to your
admission letter
regarding information on what to do when you arrive at
the University
, and

c
omplete the below checklist as soon
as possible
.



You will receive a copy of the
Pharmacy and Nutrition Graduate Student Guide

at the College Graduate Student
Orientation

on

September 10
th
, 2010.
(
The guide is also

available online at:

www.usask.ca/pharmacy
-
nutrition/curgraduatestudents/guidelines/index.php.
)

All students are expected to
become familiar with the guide.




Activity Description




1

Go to the College of Graduate Studies and Research (CGSR)

if required. Please take any
admission documents as indicated in your letter of admission to CGSR (Rm C180 Administration
Building).


2

E
-
mail Account



Obtain an
NSID

(N
etwork Services Identification)
and email account from
Information Technology Services by taking your
Letter of A
dmission to 70 Arts Bldg., or
contacting help.desk@usask.ca . CGSR and the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition will use this
email address only for correspondence. Your NSID wil
l give you access to
PAWS
(Personalized
Access to Web Services), which contains web
-
based tools, including e
-
mail, calendar and groups,
and gives access to information and services such as registration, transcripts, grades, library
tools (including
RefWor
ks
), etc
.


3

Meet with your Supervisor


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4

Visit

the College of Pharmacy and Nutrition Office
-

Your supervisor will take you to the College
Office to do the following:



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• Meet the Dean, Associate Deans and College Office Staff.

• Location of your mail slot (please check your mail slot regularly) and how to send

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• How to book rooms for meetings, College media equipment and media services.

• Location of College photocopier.


5

Arrange for a
Desk Space



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6

Enroll in

the following required courses
online using
PAWS

(Perso
nalized Access to Web
Services):

i.

GSR 960

(Introduction to Ethics and Integrity)


a required online course for all graduate
students

ii.

PHAR or NUTR 994

(M.Sc. Research) or
PHAR or NUTR
996

(Ph.D. Research) in
every
Fall,

Winter

and Spring/Summer term.

iii.

PHAR or NUTR 990
(Seminar) in
every Fall

and Winter term.

iv.

Depending on your research project, you may also be required to take
GSR 961

(Ethics
and Integrity in Human Research) or
GSR 962

(Ethics and Integrity in Animal Research).

v.

Note:

Other courses
will be required for your program, as determi
ned with your

Supervisor/Advisory Committee.



7

Safety and Environmental Protection
:

You
will be required to complete one or more non
-
credit
‘safety’ courses, such as Biosafety, Chemical Safety, Radiation Safety, Hazardous Waste
Management, etc. See
http://www.usask.ca/dhse/trainingcourses/index.php

for more
information and to register.
Please a
rrange with your Supervisor to receive a copy of the Job
Safety Assessment or Standard Operating Procedures.


8

Animal Handling Courses

-

Depending on your research project, you may be required to take
GSR 961
(Ethics and Integrity in Human Research) or
GSR 962
(Ethics and Integrity in Animal
Research).

D
iscuss with your supervisor which courses may be necessary/beneficial for you to
take. To register, contact Colleen Myers, University Committee on Animal Care and Supply
Secretary (colleen.myers@usask.ca
, phone 966
-
4126).



9

Orientation to Core Equipment Facilities



Please contact
Dorota Rogowski

at
(306) 220
-
9205 or
email
dorota.rogowski@.usask.ca

for an orientation if you will be utilizing the Core
Equipment
Facility, Tissue Culture or Animal Surgery.


10

Campus I.D. Card


once you have registered, go to the Campus ID Office

located in the Main
bookstore, Marquis Hall,

to obtain a campus identification card.


NOTE
:
From August 9


September 17,
2010
,

ID Card Office will be located in R
m

280 Administration

Bldg


11

Website
Student Profile
Information


Have your photo taken by the College
(
contact Angela
Bergerman
-

Rm.

122
;

email
angela.bergerman@usask.ca

)

and c
omplete the
Graduate Student
Biography Form
available
online
at:
www.usask.ca/pharmacy
-
nutrition/curgraduatestudents/checklis
t_students.php
. Please submit to
Angela Bergerman
.



12

Computer Support


Become familiar with the

Computing Learning and Resources Centre

(Rm.112 THORV)

This

is a dedicated computer room for use of Pharmacy and Nutrition
undergraduate and graduate students. In addition, there is a computer station in 330/330.1 for
general use. Please see the
Information Technology Services Student Guide

at the following web
a
ddress for further information:
http://www.usask.ca/its/guides/student_guide/index.php
.


13

Find out about o
ther
c
ampus
s
ervices


please visit
http://students.usask.ca/



Graduate Program Contacts


Dr. Fred Rémillard



Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research (Rm 123; 966
-
6345)


Dr. Jane Alcorn



Pharmacy Graduate Chair (Rm 313; 966
-
6365)

Dr.
Brian Bandy



Nutrition Graduate Chair (Rm G23; 966
-
6336)


Angela Bergerman



Graduate Programs Administrati
on

(for all general inquires) (Rm 122; 966
-
4945)

Beryl McCullough



Graduate Programs Secretary (Rm 116; 966
-
5824)


Tara Negrave

-

Research Officer

(
provides support for Tri
-
council award applications)
(Rm 122; 966
-
1331)

Jackie Huck



Secretary to the Dean (looks after award payment, payroll, keys) (Rm 116.5; 966
-
6328)