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 ===== Registering for Classes ===== ===== Registering for Classes =====
 As an incoming student, you should register for at least one three-unit class as soon as possible (this will help get your fees paid on time so that you can then get your Class Pass [bus pass]). ​ Later, you can fill out your schedule with the full load of courses you'll actually be taking. As an incoming student, you should register for at least one three-unit class as soon as possible (this will help get your fees paid on time so that you can then get your Class Pass [bus pass]). ​ Later, you can fill out your schedule with the full load of courses you'll actually be taking.
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 +Unless you plan to take an out-of-department class, don't worry too much about registering for classes until after you arrive on campus and the semester starts. Deadlines listed online are only for undergrads.
  
 To register for classes, go [[calcentral.berkeley.edu|here]]. You will need to sign in with your CalNet ID and passphrase. You can find the schedule of classes [[http://​schedule.berkeley.edu/​|here]]. Also, check out the [[http://​registrar.berkeley.edu/​how-to-enroll-in-classes|course enrollment guide]] for information on choosing courses. To register for classes, go [[calcentral.berkeley.edu|here]]. You will need to sign in with your CalNet ID and passphrase. You can find the schedule of classes [[http://​schedule.berkeley.edu/​|here]]. Also, check out the [[http://​registrar.berkeley.edu/​how-to-enroll-in-classes|course enrollment guide]] for information on choosing courses.
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 ===== Getting Paid ===== ===== Getting Paid =====
-If you have an outside source of funding (scholarship,​ fellowship, etc.) make sure to let Dexter Stewart ​(dstewart@astro.berkeley.edu) know ASAP. +If you have an outside source of funding (scholarship,​ fellowship, etc.) make sure to let Amber Banayat ​(abanayat@berkeley.edu) know ASAP. 
  
-If you are teaching (which should be most of you), you should receive a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Contract via email from Dexter ​a few weeks before the semester starts. Once you have replied to Dexter ​saying you accept the contract, you should get an email from the staff member in charge of payroll. ​ Make sure to inquire with said staff member about withholding for Federal and state taxes. ​ Much of our pay (fellowships,​ in particular) do not have automatic withholding,​ and if you don't withhold extra during the year, you'll end up with a hefty penalty come tax time.  ​+If you are teaching (which should be most of you), you should receive a Graduate Student Instructor (GSI) Contract via email from Amber a few weeks before the semester starts. Once you have replied to Amber saying you accept the contract, you should get an email from the staff member in charge of payroll. ​ Make sure to inquire with said staff member about withholding for Federal and state taxes. ​ Much of our pay (fellowships,​ in particular) do not have automatic withholding,​ and if you don't withhold extra during the year, you'll end up with a hefty penalty come tax time.  ​
  
-You'll also need to sign up for EFT (electronic funds transfer), which you can do [[https://​eftstudent.berkeley.edu/​|by clicking here]]. ​ The account you link to your EFT will receive all paychecks, reimbursements,​ and other Berkeley-related deposits. It is unclear at this time whether this covers everything. ​Dexter ​has been told by the university that students should sign up for direct deposit through [[http://blu.berkeley.edu/​|blu]].+You'll also need to sign up for EFT (electronic funds transfer), which you can do [[https://​eftstudent.berkeley.edu/​|by clicking here]]. ​ The account you link to your EFT will receive all paychecks, reimbursements,​ and other Berkeley-related deposits. It is unclear at this time whether this covers everything. ​Amber has been told by the university that students should sign up for direct deposit through [[https://ucpath.berkeley.edu/home/|UC Path]].