Resources for Students

The Department of Computer & Information Sciences provides a variety of services, opportunities and facilities to help insure the academic success of our students plus help our students achieve their future goals. Check out the main links indicated below.

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Advising & Degree Completion Planning

Advising allows for students to meet with their academic advisor to discuss the degree requirements, review the student’s progress, and help students decide what courses they should take in the next semester.  More Information

Scholarships

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences has a number of awards and scholarships awarded each spring. Information on each is given below. An announcement is sent by email to all department majors early in the spring semester with instructions on how to apply. Applications are normally due by the middle of February.  More Information

Student Organizations

Adding special excitement to the student college experience, faculty in the Department of Computer and Information Sciences serve as advisors for several student clubs and organizations designed to augment the classroom experience by providing special hands-on experiences, prominent guest speakers at seminars, certifications, specialized demonstrations and collegiality with fellow students and professionals in the computing field.  More Information

Class Schedules

Class schedules and locations for the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer semesters.  More Information

Forms

Whether you’re an undergrad just starting out or a doctoral student preparing your dissertation, sometimes all you need is just the right form.  More Information

Tutoring

There are resources provided by the Tutoring Center.  However, while you take advantage of the tutoring options, there are other things to consider:

  1. All faculty are required to have office hours for their course and the department encourages you to see your professor during their office hours to get help. If you are not able to make the office hours, you can always try to contact them to make an appointment.
  2. The student-lead Software Engineering Club has a Slack channel at https://towsonsec.slack. com/ where you can try and seek a private tutor

For additional information contact , CIS Tutoring Coordinator. 

Computer Labs

A variety of computer laboratories are available to provide support for CIS programs and student coursework. Many of these facilities are designated as Teaching Labs where faculty work with students to achieve the overall goals and objectives of the department’s many computer lab intensive courses.  More Information

Department Jobs & Internships

The Department of Computer and Information Sciences oversees several hourly wage opportunities which include but are not limited to the positions of Student Computer Laboratory Assistants, Student Networking Assistants and Student Tutors. CIS also encourages students to obtain Internships to go along with their studies in our department and oversees Graduate Assistantship opportunities for students.  More Information

Prospective & Transfer Students

Whether you’re considering transferring from another institution or just beginning your college career, the Department of Computer & Information Sciences has compiled some materials for you to make a more informed decision.  More Information