Useful Links to Graduate Students

GRADUATE STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS:

There are several student organizations within the department, college, and university. In the department, there are the following student organizations or local chapters of national organizations:

  • Graduate Student Association
  • American Society of Civil Engineering( ASCE)
  • Institute of Transportation Engineering (ITE)
  • Water Environment Federation (WEF)
  • Chi Epsilon National Civil Engineering Honor Society
    These organizations regularly sponsor activities such as seminars, workshops, field trips, social events, etc. Becoming a member will give you the opportunity to connect with your fellow students, build your knowledge, build your leadership skills, and serve your communities.

STUDENT RESOURCES

Besides your academic program, FIU offers a wide range of opportunities and service outside the classrooms. The following is a list of the services available in the university. Please visit the FIU Student Life and Service website for detailed information on these services (http://education.fiu.edu/studentresources.html).

Air Force ROTC                                                              Multicultural Programs

Arts and Culture                                                              Ombudsman

Book Store                                                                      Orientation and Commuter Services

The Beacon(Student Newspaper)                                   Panther Dining Services

Campus Life                                                                    Parking & Traffic

Campus Recreation                                                        Psychological Services

Career Services                                                              Public Safety

Center for Leadership Development & Civic                   Registrar’s Office

Catalogs                                                                       Sports

Children’s Creative Learning Center                               Student Computing Support

Disability Services                                                           Student Information Mall

Division of Student Affairs                                               Student Recreation 

Graham University Center                                               University Graduate School

Golden Panther Shuttle                                                   University Health Services

Housing & Residential Life                                               Victim Advocacy Center

International Student and Scholar Services                     Women’s center 

Judicial & Mediation Services                                           WRGP-Radiate 88.1 FM

Libraries    

RESOURCES FOR WRITING A DISSERTATION/THESIS/REPORT  

Scientific Approaches to Transportation Research                                                                             http://onlinepubs.trb.org/onlinepubs/nchrp/cd-22/chapters.html

The Chicago Manual of Style Online                                                                                                  http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html

Handbook of Technical Writing                                                                                                        http://books.google.com/books?id=_arfAAAAQBAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=Handbook+of+Technical+Writing&hl=en&sa=X&ei=v1TyU8nHEY_NsQTru4GQDQ&ved=0CDEQ6AEwAA#v=onepage&q=Handbook%20of%20Technical%20Writing&f=false

The Element of Style                                                                                                                      http://www.bartleby.com/141/

Plagiarism                                                                                                                                          What is it?                                                                                                                                    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plagiarism                                                                                       Examples of Plagiarism                                                                                                                  http://www.princeton.edu/pr/pub/integrity/pages/plagiarism/                                                       http://honorcouncil.georgetown.edu/system/what-is-plagiarism/x