/ Center for Global Engagement

International & TCK Student Orientation Schedule


FRIDAY, August 19, 2022

8 A.M. Breakfast Phelps Dining Hall
9 A.M. Welcome and Introductions with Families Martha Miller Center (MMC) – 1st Floor Rotunda
10 A.M. Student Expectations and Icebreakers MMC – Room 239
11:30 a.m. Explore Michigan Meeting MMC – Room 239
12 NOON Lunch Phelps Dining Hall
1 P.M.
Logistics & Immigration Session I & COVID-19 Testing: (Bring your passport, I-20 or DS-2019, and I-94)
MMC – Room 237 and Room 123
2 :30 P.M. Business Services Session MMC – Room 239
3 P.M. Health & Safety Session I:
Campus Safety Briefing
MMC – Room 239
3:30 P.M. Free time for bank, books, paying student bills..etc.  
6 P.M. Welcome Dinner TBD
8 P.M. Shopping at Meijer/Free Time  Meet in MMC
– 1st Floor Rotunda

SATURDAY, AUGUST 20–MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2022


Explore Michigan! 

Meet in MMC 1st Floor Rotunda at 8 a.m. with your bag for Explore Michigan packed! The Explore Michigan itinerary will be distributed at the Explore Michigan meeting.

 

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

8 a.m.    Breakfast Phelps Dining Hall
8:30 A.M. COVID-19 Testing II, Vaccination Clinic & TB Testing Health Center
12 Noon Lunch Phelps Dining Hall
1 P.M.
Academic Session I: 
International/TCK Student Panel

(Returning student's perspective on classroom culture, homework assignments, professors, exams, quizzes, study groups, balancing social and academic life, etc.)

MMC – Room 239
2 P.M. Immigration Session II:
  • On-Campus Employment
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver's License
Note: concurrent TCK session in MMC – Room 238
MMC – Room 239
2:50 P.M. Break MMC – Room 239
3 P.M.
Academic Session II:
Plagiarism
MMC – Room 239
4 P.M. Picnic at Kollen Park  Meet in MMC
– 1st Floor Rotunda
7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Shopping Trip to Walmart/Free Time Meet in MMC
– 1st Floor Rotunda

Wednesday, August 24, 2022

8 a.m. Breakfast Phelps Dining Hall
9 a.m. Academic Session III:
Faculty Panel
MMC – Room 239
10:10 a.m.
Academic Session IV: 
Academic Success Center 
MMC – Room 239
10:35 a.m. OA/OD Activity MMC – Room 239
11:00 A.M. Academic Session V:
Library
Van Wylen Library
12 Noon Lunch Phelps Dining Hall
1 p.m. Cultural Adjustment Session II:
  • Cultural Differences
  • Campus Life in America
  • Cultural Intelligence
MMC – Room 239
2 p.m. Health & Safety Session II:  
  • Hope-Health benefits and services (Health Center)
  • Counseling & Confidentiality (CAPS)
MMC – Room 239
3 P.M.
Calendar, Student Activities, Host Family Program:
IRC, Images: A Reflection of Cultures, Food Fair, Calendar with staff, Host Family Program
MMC – Room 239
3:30 p.m. Scavenger Hunt w/OAs Campus
4:30 p.m. Share Your Scavenger Hunt Findings MMC – Room 239
5 P.M. Dinner Phelps Dining Hall
7 - 9 p.m. Shopping Trip to Walmart / Free Time Meet in MMC
– 1st Floor Rotunda

Thursday, August 25, 2022

8 a.m. Breakfast Phelps Dining Hall
9 a.m. Health & Safety Session III:
Title IX Training
MMC – Room 239
9:30 a.m.
Immigration Session III:
Traveling, PDSO/DSO roles, maintaining status

Note: concurrent TCK session in MMC - Room 238
MMC – Room 239
10:45 a.m. OD/OA Activity MMC – Room 239
11:30 A.M. Academic Session VI:
Registrar/Advising & Resources
MMC – Room 239
12 noon Lunch Phelps Dining Hall
1 p.m. Academic Session VII:
Klooster Center for Excellence in Writing
MMC – Room 239
2 p.m. Learn about 2021 Freshmen Orientation MMC – Room 239
2:20 P.M. International Orientation Wrap-up Session MMC – Room 135
5 P.M. Dinner Phelps Dining Hall
6 P.M. Ice Cream Social Martha Miller Lawn (Southeast side)
7 - 9 p.m. Shopping trip to Meijer / Free Time Meet in MMC
– 1st Floor Rotunda
 

Join the 2022 Freshmen Orientation on Friday, August 26.

Classes begin Tuesday, August 30, at 8 a.m.