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COVID-19 Updates

Dear Computing Community:

Our program staff members are working closely with individual departments and the University to adapt to the challenges created by the COVID-19 outbreak. Plans for fall will continue to change rapidly throughout the summer and to keep everyone up to date we are providing regular updates to our new and continuing students via e-mail and will post important information that directly pertains to our program on this webpage.

Updated 8/7/2020

Student and Faculty Support Services

  • The program co-directors and administrative support staff are working remotely until further notice. Visit our Program Staff page for contact information.
  • Students and faculty should contact program staff via e-mail for assistance and phone or video calls can be set up as needed.

Graduate Assistantships

  • The Computing PhD program has filled all of its available Graduate Assistant positions for the 2020-2021 academic year.
  • If additional assistantship funds become available for Spring 2021 the program will consider all eligible admitted students.

New Student Orientation and All Student Meeting

  • New student orientation will be held Wednesday, August 19th – 9:00 AM Mountain Time. 
  • An All Student Meeting will be held Friday, August 21st – 1:00pm Mountain Time
  • Contact program staff for Zoom registration links for both meetings.

Fall Courses

  • The fall semester will begin August 24th and courses will be offered as either face-to-face, remote or hybrid.
  • The specific format of individual courses will vary and students can now check the delivery mode of their courses in the university registration system.
  • All courses will transition to a remote delivery format after the Thanksgiving break.

University Coronavirus Resources