CIS/CIT Graduate Courses

Spring 2021 Schedule

Days: M=Monday | T=Tuesday | W=Wednesday| R=Thursday | F=Friday

* Enrollment for CIS and CIT classes below are restricted to CIS, MCIT, CGGT, EMBS, DATS, SCMP and ROBO graduate students. Other students who wish to be considered for enrollment in CIS or CIT graduate courses should register for the CIS Waitlist System.

Exceptions: CIS 548 is open to all SEAS graduate students during advance registration. CIT 590 is open to all graduate students during advance registration.

Registration for the following courses will be managed by the CIS Waitlist System ONLY: CIS 520, CIS 522, CIS 530, CIS 559, CIS 620, CIS 700-002 (no need to select them during advance registration). The waitlist system will open up on Friday, December 11 at 7AM. If you have any questions please contact


Computer and Information Science (CIS) – 5xx and above

Computer Information Technology (CIT)


CIS 700 Course Topics:

CIS 700-001 – Professor Sebastian Angel: Advanced Topics in Privacy and Anonymity

CIS 700-002 – Professor Sampath Kannan: Computational Complexity

CIS 700-003 – Professor Tal Rabin: Advanced Topics in Cryptography


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For important dates such as the first day of classes, Drop/Add, Reading Days, Final Examinations, and breaks, please see the University Academic Calendar.

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