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Biological Sciences Profiles

Jay Lyn Martin

Graduate Student Services Coordinator
Biological Sciences Department

Office: 132 Long Hall
Phone: 864-656-3587


 Educational Background


My responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
• 1st point of contact for any & all graduate program questions
• Answer questions and assist potential applicants
• Graduate Admissions
• International employment verification, hire requests, visa renewal, travel letters, etc.
• Graduate Assistantships: Compile requests, submit hires, payroll changes, leave, termination, etc.
• Enter & update Stipend, Tuition, Fellowship, & Grant information in online reporting system for Grad School, Financial Aid, and Financial Services
• Processes & save forms for academic milestones.
• Collate rubrics for assessment each year.
• Procedural Reminders for Comps & Defenses. Advise and assist with comprehensives and defenses, salary increases, defense announcements and thesis/dissertation binding
• Maintain graduate database
• Create and maintain email lists by major.
• Creation and distribution of guidebooks.
• Assist in Planning and setup for graduate program events.
• TA & RA Contract preparation & signatures
• Update graduate portion of website.
• Letters & forms for visa renewal, mortgages, driver’s licenses, car loans, rentals, etc.
• Graduate mailboxes