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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 fill out the attached documents and send them directly to JQI travel coordinator Kelly Phillips at 
  2. The forms must be completed and signed by your PI before any arrangements will be made.
  3. Forms should be submitted at least 3 weeks prior for domestic travel, and 4 weeks prior for foreign travel. 
  4. If you have any questions after reviewing travel rules and regulations, please contact Kelly Phillips via email.

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.