Who Must Take MATH 8850 (Vertical Research Group + Graduate Student Seminar)?

Math8850 consists in participation in a Vertical Research Group(VRG) and in the Graduate Student seminar (held on Tuesdays). All students are required to take at least one year long MATH8850 within the first three years of their study. Only under special circumstances will a student be allowed to register during a given term in two year long Math8850 classes.