|Admission & Retention Policy||Academic||The Mechanical Engineering Department faculty have understood the need for maintaining a standard that enables students to be competitive in their coursework. The department has maintained a policy of minimum academic stands for many years. This policy, linked below, will continue to be enforced.
|Engineering GPA Calculation Worksheet||Academic||The professional program engineering GPA calculation worksheet is a list of courses which must be completed before being fully accepted into the program. The upper division courses are restricted to students who have been admitted. A 2.8 engineering grade point average and a C or higher in all courses are also application requirements. This form can be printed from the web site.
|Faculty & Staff Handout||Academic||A document containing contact information and photographs for the Mechanical Engineering Faculty and Staff.
|Trial Card||Academic||A trial card is used as an aid for planning a class schedule. A signed trial card is needed when permits are required for courses. Trial cards can be found in the Mechanical Engineering Department Office, or can be printed from the web site.|
|Technical Elective Course Offerings Plan||Academic||Mechanical Engineering Students are required to choose 5 technical electives. Additional courses will be offered as they are developed by the faculty. This handout is meant only to serve as a guide, and is not necessarily comprehensive. Check with the department for current course offerings and changes.
|FERPA Form||Academic||All students requesting Mechanical Engineering Faculty to serve as a reference for scholarships, job searches, co-ops or any other such purpose, need to have a FERPA from on file in the ME Office.
|Scholarship Application 2017||Academic||College of Engineering General Scholarship Application used to award all scholarships available through the ME Department. All current Mechanical Engineering students are eligible to apply. To complete the online scholarship application, please visit https://www.ndsu.edu/onestop/finaid/scholarships/ and click on the “Apply Now” button. You will then be asked to log in using the same credentials that you use for Blackboard. Application is DUE on March 15th, 2017. Scholarship awards will be applied to the Fall 2017 semester.|
|Proposal Approval Page||Academic|
|Petition for Professional Program Admission||Academic||Students currently unable to enter the ME Basic Program, due to the NDSU cumulative GPA standard of 2.80, may petition the Mechanical Engineering Department for direct admission to the ME Professional Program under the following criteria: (A) Complete and Submit this form, (B) Must have a minimum Engineering GPA of 2.80 and a Cumulative GPA of at least 2.50, (C) Must be currently enrolled in or have completed all fundamental Basic Program Courses, (D) No grade less than "C" in any fundamental Basic Program Course.|
|Employment Survey of Graduating Seniors||Academic||Graduating Seniors Only - As part of the Exit Interview process, our impending graduates are requested to complete this form for statistical purposes. |
|Pre-Order Form, Required for ALL Purchases||Accounting||All individuals (students/faculty/staff) purchasing items through the Mechanical Engineering Department MUST have this form on file before doing so. You may also need to check in the ME Office for specifics about ordering with certain companies. If ordering for a Senior Design project, a yellow budget form is also required. Without this form and a budget on file, you do not have proper authorization to purchase items for any project.
|Time Sheet First Half of Month||Accounting||Students working in the Mechanical Engineering Department may print a time sheet for the first half of the month (1 - 15) using the link below. The time sheet is due in the ME Office within a few days after the 15th and needs to be signed by both you and your supervisor.
|Time Sheet Second Half of Month||Accounting||Students working in the Mechanical Engineering Department may print a time sheet for the second half of the month (16 - 31) using the link below. The time sheet is due in the ME Office within a few days after the end of the month and needs to be signed by both you and your supervisor.
|Reimbursement Form - Supplies||Accounting||In order to be reimbursed for expenses not charged directly to the Mechanical Engineering Department, a reimbursement form can be filed. You will be reimbursed ONLY if this form is completed and approved PRIOR to purchases. NDSU does not pay sales tax, therefore, this may not be reimbursed. An ORIGINAL receipt must also accompany this form.|
|Reimbursement Form - Travel||Accounting||In order to be reimbursed for approved travel expenses not charged directly to the Mechanical Engineering Department, a travel reimbursement form can be filed. ORIGINAL ITEMIZED receipts must also accompany this form for all items needing reimbursement, and credit card/bank statements may be needed as supporting documentation.|
|Graduate Assistant Time Tracker||Accounting||Graduate Assistant Use Only - Time Tracking Tool|
|Equipment Sign-Out Instructions||Accounting||Equipment Sign-Out Instructions|
|Curriculum Flowchart - Standard Mechanical Engineering||Curriculum||The flowchart is a course plan which lists the sequence in which courses should be taken. The chart lists necessary courses and the prerequisites required. You may print this form from the web site.
|Curriculum Card - Standard Mechanical Engineering||Curriculum||In order to graduate from NDSU with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, you must complete all the requirements listed on the curriculum. The standard curriculum is set up in fall/spring blocks for easier schedule planning. You may print this form from the web site, or you can type in and save this document to your computer. |
|Co-Op/Internship as a Technical Elective||Curriculum||A handout to help facilitate the requirements and process for using a Co-op/Internship as a Technical Elective. Please review carefully.|