The registration period for the Spring semester began on December 16. Check the University Registrar’s website for instructions on how to add classes.
Each program will look slightly different in the fall semester, as we must balance research and pedagogical requirements with space restrictions imposed by the pandemic. The University Registrar will indicate whether an individual class is online or in-person on their website.
The GSAS office has been working with faculty across all of our programs to ensure that mentoring will be consistent throughout the fall semester. We recommend speaking to your advisor as soon as possible to discuss your needs. If you require assistance, please contact Alyssa Stalsberg Canelli, the Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs.
Faculty will continue meeting with students in person, if possible. Whenever that is not possible, they will meet with students remotely.
In recognition of the extraordinary circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic and the myriad research and health disruptions of our doctoral students' progress, GSAS will be automatically granting an extension of time to degree for any currently enrolled doctoral student, thereby extending their time from eight to nine years.
The Brandeis Library is open to Brandeis students, faculty and staff, with reduced hours. There are special precautions for handling materials. When visiting the library, please follow campus guidelines as well as any signage and staff directions. Library services also will continue to be delivered via Zoom, chat and email.
Yes, students with disabilities that would affect their ability to engage in in-person classes may request reasonable accommodations that could include online learning. Students should register with the Student Accessibility office as soon as possible if they think they may need this accommodation.
For TA, TF, and CA who are scheduled to teach in the fall and wish to seek an accommodation to teach remotely:
Please be aware that: