Student Resources

Departmental Resources

Internal Math Site: The internal site for the Mathematics Department containing policy, syllabi, forms, etc.. This site requires a login.

Syracuse Mathematics Math Department: The homepage for the Mathematics Department at Syracuse University.

Graduate Courses: A list of graduate courses in the Mathematics Department at Syracuse University.

Graduate Research Links: Brief updates on mathematics research happening at Syracuse University.

Textbooks: A list of textbooks used in the department.

Syllabi: A compilation of current and past course syllabi.

Offices & Hours: A list of offices and office hours.

University Resources

Blackboard: The Syracuse University Blackboard page.

MySlice: The main University page where you enroll in classes, view your grades and degrees, submit hours, access payroll, view your students, buy parking passes, and numerous other things.

Graduate Student Organization: The Graduate Student Organization (GSO) is comprised of graduate student representatives from various departments that give graduate students a voice with regards to campus issues. They have provide a variety of resources (including travel/research grants), legal representation, and hold a variety of events - typically at the Inn Complete.

Future Professoriate Program: The Future Professoriate Program (FPP) is a professional development program for graduate students who hope to get a job in higher education. Accepted members into the program receive independent mentoring, a FPP stipend, and a certificate in University teaching to make them more competitive in their future career.

Teaching Mentor: Graduate students accepted as teaching mentors help advise and train incoming graduate teaching assistants at Syracuse University. While this typically involves only the graduate teaching orientation, they do help with a number of events throughout the year.

Graduate Teaching Assistant Services: This site provides links to a number of services provided by Syracuse University for its teaching assistants. This includes opportunities to have ones teaching recorded and evaluated as well as opportunities to visit the classroom of distinguished faculty.

TA Orientation Program Materials: Every incoming graduate teaching assistant goes through an orientation at the start of their program. This page contains the presentation and materials included during the week-long orientation.

Syracuse University Teaching Resources: More links to services for graduate teaching assistants provided specifically by Syracuse University.

Syracuse University Teaching Assistant Links: A page of links provided by Syracuse University to address a number of issues for graduate teaching assistants at Syracuse University.

Collage: A University maintained collection of photographs of the college.

Counseling Center: Your emotional/mental health is as important as your physical health. If at any point during the semester, you feel overwhelmed with your class work, feel thoughts of depression/suicide, experience sexual assault/rape, experience problems with substance abuse or relationship abuse, or have any other struggles with physical/mental health, take advantage of the free resources available to you through the Syracuse University Counseling Services. There are also group session available to graduate students (no undergraduates).

Office of Student Assistance: The Office of Student Assistance helps students with academic success by helping to organize and streamline student life, and provide resources at the University to help facilitate your studies.

Public Safety: You can report crimes, request a campus escort, request a police report, find the Lost & Found, find the crime report mandated by the Cleary Act, and much more at this page. You can also call 24/7, 365 days a year at 315.443.2224, dial #78 (#SU) from your cell phone, or dial 711 from a campus phone.

Office of Disability Services: Here you can find resources for the differently abled on campus, as well as make arrangements should you require accommodations in your studies.

Health Services: At this link, you can make appointments and find information about health services and healthy living tips.

Office of Student Right and Responsibilities: Here you can find a complication of policies and procedures regarding your student life at Syracuse University.

Academic Integrity: Here you can find all the responsibilities regarding academic integrity you must abide by as a student at Syracuse University.

LGBT(QIA) Center: For issues relating to sexual orientation, gender identity, or other related issues, or perhaps to just get more involved in the LGBTQIA community at Syracuse University, you may contact the LGBTQIA Resource Center at Syracuse University.

Student Activities: A listing of groups and organizations at Syracuse University.

Campus Shuttle: This link contains campus shuttle schedules as well as other transportation options for students.

Parking Services: If you are driving to campus and will need parking, all the information on prices, policies, and lot availabilities can be found at the Parking and Transit Service webpage. The webpage also contains information on zipcar rentals and the shuttle/bus service schedules. Note that if you are a department TA, for most parking permits, you can submit a copy of your TAship for a significant discount.

Campus Map: A map of the campus. You might also prefer this map or even this map. You can take a digital tour of campus at this link.

Recreation Facilities: A list of the available gyms and other athletic options available to students.

Mathematical Papers

Arxiv: A collection of preprints maintained by Cornell University. This is a standard place for mathematicians to place their preprints and papers.

IHES: The library for the IHES. Grothendieck's works can be found here.

Opportunities in Mathematics

Travel Grants: The American Mathematical Society (AMS) page with list of AMS meetings with opportunities for funding to visit or speak at these conferences.

Programs for Graduate Students: American Mathematical Society (AMS) career and professional development opportunities for graduate students.

Math Programs: A website dedicated to compiling research and job opportunities, especially for graduate and undergraduate students, in Mathematics and other STEM fields.

Math Jobs: A website compiling professorships, postdoc positions, and other related mathematical positions.

American Mathematics Society: The homepage for the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

Mathematical Lectures

Conference Videos: An open collection of videos of talks from various workshops and conferences.

MIT OCW: MIT OpenCourseware offers lecture videos and other courseware for free.

MSRI: A collection of lectures maintained by the MSRI.

Clay Math: A collection of videos maintained by the Clay Mathematics Foundation.

Computational Devices

Mathematica: Mathematica is a powerful computational mathematical software. You can find the general website here, the demonstrations page here, and the blog page here.

MAGMA: A large, well-supported software package designed for computations in algebra, number theory, algebraic geometry and algebraic combinatorics.

Sage: A free-source mathematics software system, similar to Mathematica.

GAP: A computational device for discrete algebra.

Mathematics Help

MathOverflow: A site for professional and other research mathematicians to ask research level questions. For general, non-research level questions, use MathStackExchange instead.

MathStackExchange: A site for mathematics students everywhere to ask/answer questions and obtain mathematics advice.

Conrad's Expository Papers: Keith Conrad's collection of fine expository papers.

Milne's Books: Milne's website containing his many books, all freely accessible.

Math Counterexamples: A website dedicated to demonstrating various counterexamples in Mathematics.

Algebraic Identities: A collection of algebraic identities.

Proof is Trivial: A fun website for 'solving' difficult proofs.

Mathematical Jargon: A wiki list of common mathematical jargon.

Mathematical Databases

WolframAlpha: A wonderful and free computation an searchable knowledge database. The system takes verbal commands such as 'integrate x^3 sin(2x)', 'plot x^2-y^2+z^2=6', 'barometric pressure May 5, 2014 Ithaca, NY', 'number of Spanish speakers in the US', 'map of Germany', 'sum of alternating harmonic series', etc.

Online Integer Sequences: An online searchable database of integer sequences.

LMFDB: An online database of Number Fields, L-functions, and modular forms. This site is compatible with MAGMA, Sage, Pari, GAP, and Mathematica.

Number Field Database: A database of Number Fields.

Elliptic Curve Data: A database for Elliptic Curves.

Inverse Symbolic Calculator: A free online inverse symbolic calculator.

Mathematical References

WolframMathWorld: An extensive resource of mathematics definitions and examples.

Math History: An online encyclopedia of mathematicians, mathematics history, and other mathematical objects.

Mathematical Symbols: A nearly comprehensive list of symbols used in mathematical writing.

Random: A website dedicated to demonstrating the need/usefulness of random numbers.

Math Genealogy: A compilation of students/advisors dating back hundreds of years. The genealogy of the Mathematics Department at Syracuse University can can be found at this link.

Mathematical Publishing

Questionable Publishers: A list of questionable publishers that graduate students should avoid submitting any papers to.

Math Gen: A site that automatically generates (fake) 'publishable' mathematics papers.

MR Lookup: A reference tool for BibTeX referencing.

Mathematical Comics and Blogs

Tao's Blog: The blog of famous mathematician and expositor Terence Tao.

XKCD: A thrice-weekly comedy comic strip with topics relevant to STEM fields.

XKCD What-If: Run by the XKCD comic creator, this site dedicates itself to answering, as accurately as possible, strange questions poised by its readers.

LEGO Grad Student: Life as a graduate student, all told through LEGOs.

Wolfam Blog: A blog of Mathematics and Computer Science topics using Mathematica.

Advice for Amateur Mathematicians: Professor Henry Cohn's advice for new mathematicians.

American Mathematical Society Blog: A list of blogs sponsored by the American Mathematical Society, including a blog by mathematics graduate students about life as a mathematics graduate student.

Inside Higher Ed: A page with news and blogs relating to higher education.

PhD Comics: A comedic comic strip relating to the graduate school experience.

Mathematical Challenges

Putnam Exams: A collection of Putnam Exams.

Mathematical Olympiad: A collection of Mathematical Olympiad problems.

Project Euler: A series of challenging problems in Mathematics and Computer Science. The challenges slowly increase in difficulty.

Open Problems Wiki: A list of unsolved problems in various mathematical fields.

Open Questions: A list of various major open problems in Mathematics.

Mathematical Artwork

Paul Nylander Artwork: Paul Nylander's website containing his mathematical artwork.

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