[BigDataX] housing

Justin M Wozniak wozniak at mcs.anl.gov
Mon Apr 6 12:29:36 CDT 2015


Sounds good.

Are you flagging the students that decline in the spreadsheet under the 
Interested column?

On 04/06/2015 10:48 AM, Ioan Raicu wrote:
> Hi Gruia, Justin, and Mike,
> We don't have a single perfect solution for the housing, dates, and 
> costs. In the interest of moving forward, I proposed the following:
> - leave the dates as advertised: 06/15 - 08/21
> - have students in UChicago housing at $2656 a student
> - we will likely be ~$10K over the budget, depending on how many 
> students end up taking our housing offer, but we have quite a few 
> local students and we could save some on the relocation expenses; we 
> will still be over the budget, but given that we are in the first 
> year, we can balance the budget in the 2nd, or even the 3rd year by 
> cutting something if needed, for example reducing to 7 students the 
> 3rd year might be necessary; but we can deal with that later
>
> I have received some emails from students saying that they have 
> already accepted other offers, so I will go down the list we had in 
> the order we had ranked students, until we have 2 theory and 6 systems 
> students. I will cc the bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu 
> <bigdatax at datasys.cs.iit.edu> alias, so that everyone is in the loop. 
> I will give students 5 business days to accept, the deadline will be 
> April 10th at 5PM CST. I can get the official offers out to the 
> students today right after class, in the early afternoon.
>
> Cheers,
> Ioan
>


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Justin M Wozniak



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