The Graduate School and the Office of International Services will provide our international graduate students with a free online tax service called CINTAX. This service is for all graduate students classified as Non Resident Aliens for tax purposes and will be distributed to the first 1,999 to register on a first come, first serve basis.
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The GSG has negotiated for discounted poster printing through the Design and Copy Service shop at the Stamp Student Union. They will offer GRID presenters 20% off the cost of printing your poster! If you plan on using them for printing, you must bring your poster to them as a PDF file on a flash drive.
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As many of you know, April 18 is the deadline for filing U.S. income tax forms for 2010. The Graduate School is again sponsoring assistance with filing income taxes. View this news item or the Calendar for a full list of dates and times.
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The Division of Student Affairs provides services and programs that foster academic success and promote student development. The 15 departments within the Division (ranging from housing to career services) are looking to recruit talented graduate students just like yourself.
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The Social & Sport Committee is organizing a graduate indoor soccer league that would start after spring break in March. CRS would reserve a gym for indoor graduate soccer league once a week between 5-7pm at the Armory. Those who are interested in participating or using the space, please contact Liz at gsg-vpcd [at] umd [dot] eduMore about:Graduate Indoor Soccer League Plans
"Graduate students are calling on the University Health Center to release specifics on the recently announced third-party billing system, saying students are running out of time to determine what health-care options are available for next year."
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"University President Wallace Loh dove headfirst into the Purple Line debate yesterday by hosting a town hall-style meeting to discuss the merits and disadvantages of two rail alignments with the university community."
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The Budget and Finance Committee (BFC) needs your help! The GSG is responsible for using the funding we receive from the Graduate Student Activities Fee to help the graduate student body. To do that, we need you to you share your thoughts and ideas, as well as those of your constituents, as we draft a plan to spend additional funding that has been made available to us.
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The goal of the group is to provide a support network to help students overcome many of the common challenges of the dissertation process. The group meets every other Friday afternoons from 12:00 noon until 1:30 pm in Shoemaker Building starting on February 18, 2011.
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