METALS Resources

Software/Printing in SCS

Software for free while you are at CMU Carnegie Mellon provides a number of software that is freely available at Software includes MS Office, Adobe CC, Acrobat DC and many other packages. Additional software from SCS can be found here: including CrashPlan for backups. Access a andrew server virtually with Virtual Andrew: …

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METALS Course Textbooks Freely Downloadable from Carnegie Mellon Library

You can access the Carnegie Mellon library ( to see if books for your courses are freely available online. You will need to have an andrew id to download the books. Books that are available online as of this writing include: Other textbooks available (not currently used in courses, but very good resources):

Course Add, Drop & Withdrawal Process

The course change process and deadlines are reflected on the HUB webpage at See the Course Add, Drop & Withdrawal Process webpage for departments, faculty and staff at

How to Take Unapproved Electives

If you want to take courses that are not in the approved METALS elective list, you must email Jo Bodnar and Michael Bett: Course Number and Title  Course Description Course Syllabus (if available) Reason you want to take this course; how it relates to learning science and your career plan We will check with Ken and let you know …

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