Pre-Orientation for International Students

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Pre-Orientation for International Students

PO4IS 2014

Monday, August 25

  • All Day: Airport Arrivals and Pickups (Fill out your arrival form here)
  • Complete Check in Process at ISP upon arrival

11:00am-5:00pm             Health and Wellness Appointments                                                                                                       Check your folder for appointment time

12:00pm - 1:00 pm          Lunch with Mentors in Café Mac (Campus Center) *optional*

1:15pm-4:45pm                Socialize and Relax in the Loch                                                                                                              (Campus Center Basement, Student Lounge) *optional*

2:00pm – 4:45pm             Glacier Tax Session and Employment Services                                                                                      (Kagin Resource Center, Basement of Kagin Commons)                                                                                    Check your folder for your appointment times

5:00pm - 6:00pm              Dinner with Mentors in Café Mac (Campus Center) *optional*

5:45pm-7:45pm                Glacier Tax Session (Kagin Resource Center, Basement of Kagin                                                                     Commons)   Check your folder for your appointment times

6:45pm-8:00pm                Socialize and Relax in the Loch                                                                                                                  (Campus Center Basement, Student Lounge) *optional*

8:00pm-10:00pm              PO4IS Welcome Reception!!

(Campus Center Basement, Student Lounge)

 

Tuesday, August 26

  • Until 4pm: Airport Arrivals and Pickups
  • Complete Check in Process at ISP upon arrival

9:00am - 11:00 am          Initial Ametrica Project Meeting (Kagin Ballroom)                                                                                                           Ametrica participants only

10:00am-4:00pm             Health and Wellness Appointments                                                                                                           Check your folder for appointment time

11:00am - 11:30am         Ametrica Project Meeting (Kagin Ballroom)                                                                                                           Domestic Ametrica participants

11:00am-11:30pm           Attend Bank Information Session *optional*                                                                                              (Kagin Resource Center, Basement of Kagin Commons)

11:30am- 3:00pm            Open Bank Account *optional* (Kagin Resource Center)

12:00pm - 1:00 pm          Lunch with Mentors in Café Mac (Campus Center) *optional*

1:00pm – 5:00pm            Shopping Trip to Target (For Dorm Supplies)                                                                                       Sign up for a van time at ISP  

1:00pm – 3:00pm            Glacier Tax session and Employment Services                                                                                  Check your folder for your appointment time

5:00pm - 6:00pm            Dinner with Mentors in Café Mac (Campus Center) *optional*

7:00 pm                          Introductions of ISP staff, Mentors and You                                                                        Preseason Welcome Session for International and Ametrica Students and Families                                   (Campus Center, JB Davis Lecture Hall)

7:30 pm                         Mentor Mediation I: The Foundation

Wednesday, August 27

9:30 – 11:00am                Director Aaron Colhapp and Assistant Director Luyen Phan of                                                            International Student Programs                                                                                                           (Campus Center, JB Davis Lecture Hall)

  • Immigration and other laws affecting international students
  • Cultural adjustment: the student experience, America, academics, finances, health, questions

11:00am-12:00pm            Mentor Mediation II: Adjusting to Academic Life in the US                                                                     (Campus Center, JB Davis Lecture Hall)

12:00pm - 1:00 pm           Lunch with Mentors in Café Mac (Campus Center)

2:00pm - 3:00 pm             Mentor Mediation III: Sex and Drugs                                                                                                           (Campus Center, JB Davis Lecture Hall)

3:30pm - 5:00 pm             Sarcasm 101: -  An Introduction to Humor in America                                                                              (Campus Center, JB Davis Lecture Hall)

5:00pm - 6:00pm              Dinner with Mentors in Café Mac (Campus Center) *optional*

7:00pm - 8:30pm              Ametrica Project (ISP Office, Kagin Commons)

9:00pm -  11:00pm           Observatory Visit with Brian Adams (Meet in Campus Center)                                                                      Sign up for the visit at ISP *Space Limited!*

Thursday, August 28

8:00am-9:00am                Social Security Administration    (ISP Office, Kagin Commons)                                                                             International Students with Employment

9:00am-9:30am                Bus leaves for Drop-Off (Leave from ISP with your mentor)                                                                     Get your departure time from your mentor

10:00am – 1:00pm            Drop-off – Check in at ISP

1:00pm – 3:00pm              Health and Wellness Appointments                                                                                                        Check your folder for your appointment time

Afternoon & onward          Participate in All Student Orientation                                                                                                      (Refer to All Student Orientation schedule for details)