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New to JQI?

Here is a to-do list to get you started at JQI. Welcome!


  1. UMD id card-Mitchell Bldg.
  2. Set up UMD email address
  3. Send email to with email address to be added to be to JQI listserv and to people pages
  4. Using your email, login to and fill in data for People Profile
  5. Take Responsible Conduct in Research online course at  Once completed take proof of completion to Cindy Dooley.
  6. Assignment of office, if in Computer and Space Sciences Bldg.
  7. Sign for key


  1. Before travel, please contact the Administrative office (2207 CSS) to obtain the travel request form.  This must be completed and signed by your PI before any arrangements will be made.
  2. Air travel must be in compliance with the Fly America Act.  This means you must use an American flagged air carrier.
  3. Air travel is Economy Class.
  4. Rail travel is Coach Class.
  5. The per diem rate for the state of Maryland is $42 per day.  $8 for breakfast, $10 for lunch and $24 for dinner.

VISA status

  1. If you are here in the US on a Visa, please be aware of the renewal dates.  Lorraine DeSalvo handles Visa issues for the department.
  2.  However, it is not the policy of the department to remind students of the expiration of their Visas.  Please allow plenty of time for this process.


  1. If you are purchasing item please use the online procurement form.
  3. This can also be found on the Physics webpage under the Services tab.
  4. If the purchase is over $5,000 you will need a quote, on vendor letterhead, and a sole source justification form.
  5. Once these two forms are completed, please bring them to Cindy Dooley for submission to purchasing.