Community connections powerpoint

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Want to learn about housing? Banking? Making friends? Community involvement? Check out this powerpoint!

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  • Add a photo of the building?
  • Maybe a bullet point about health insurance advising. “Please make an appointment with Community Connections staff if you’d like to discuss recommended health insurance options in person”
  • Community connections powerpoint

    1. 1. Commmunity Connections Pam Haney Bob Wood Abigail Trumbo
    2. 2. International Café <ul><li>12:30 – 2 p.m. twice a month in the University Student Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Socialize and enjoy refreshments with other students </li></ul><ul><li>Hear about upcoming </li></ul><ul><li>events </li></ul>
    3. 3. Monthly trips <ul><li>Virginia Beach </li></ul><ul><li>Washington, DC </li></ul><ul><li>Jamestown, Virginia </li></ul><ul><li>Williamsburg </li></ul><ul><li>New York City </li></ul><ul><li>Hiking </li></ul><ul><li>Skiing </li></ul>
    4. 4. Facebook and Twitter <ul><li>Like us on Facebook </li></ul><ul><ul><li>VCU Global </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Follow us on Twitter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>vcu_global </li></ul></ul>
    5. 5. Get connected <ul><li>Conversation partners </li></ul><ul><li>Friendship families </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday visits </li></ul><ul><li>Student request form: www.global.vcu.edu/student/connections/connected.html </li></ul>
    6. 6. <ul><li>www.recsports.vcu.edu </li></ul><ul><li>Recreational sports </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor adventure </li></ul><ul><li>program </li></ul><ul><li>Sportsmanship </li></ul>
    7. 7. <ul><li>Student Commons Room 215: </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Success Program for International Students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Last Tuesday of each month from 4-5 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>International Women’s Support Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Every Tuesday from 4-5 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact Dr. Jinhee Kang: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>804-828-1378 or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
    8. 8. Student Health Services <ul><li>A convenient on-campus clinic </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Medicine Building </li></ul><ul><li>1300 W. Broad Street </li></ul><ul><li>Suite 2200 </li></ul><ul><li>804-828-8828 </li></ul><ul><li>Immunization clinic </li></ul><ul><li>-Mondays and Wednesdays, </li></ul><ul><li>8:30 – 11 a.m. </li></ul><ul><li>-Tuesday and Thursdays, 2 - 3:30 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>*No TB tests will be given on Thursdays or Fridays. </li></ul>
    9. 9. Health Insurance <ul><li>All international students are required to have health insurance. </li></ul><ul><li>Medical care can be quite expensive, and you need health insurance to help with these costs. </li></ul><ul><li>Make an appointment with Community Connections staff to discuss recommended health insurance options. </li></ul>
    10. 10. VCU Police <ul><li>Safety (828-1234) </li></ul><ul><li>ERTS phones </li></ul><ul><li>Escort services (828-WALK) </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t leave items unattended </li></ul><ul><li>Registering PCs and bikes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>938 W. Grace Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operation PC ID form </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Scams <ul><li>Email </li></ul><ul><li>Craigslist </li></ul><ul><li>Check bank account/credit card activity regularly </li></ul>
    12. 12. Transportation <ul><li>VCU-MCV shuttle buss is free to all students! </li></ul><ul><li>VCU Parking and Transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free GRTC bus pass for full-time students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Go to 1108 A W. Broad Street </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ELP students not eligible for free pass </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Public transportation </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Amtrak Trains (www.amtrak.com) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greyhound Bus (www.greyhound.com) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Greater Richmond Transit Company - GRTC (www.ridegrtc.com) </li></ul></ul>
    13. 13. Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) <ul><li>Getting a Virginia’s drivers license and state ID card </li></ul><ul><li>www.dmv.virginia.gov/apps/documentbuilder/intro.aspx </li></ul><ul><li>Passport/I-94 card/I-20 or DS-2019 </li></ul><ul><li>Apartment lease, utility bill or bank statement </li></ul><ul><li>Certified school transcript </li></ul><ul><li>Social security card, if you have one </li></ul>
    14. 14. Payment Methods <ul><li>http://www.enrollment.vcu.edu/accounting/payments.html </li></ul><ul><li>Cashier: cash, check, money order ONLY. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Harris Hall, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online: Mastercard, Discover, American Express. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NO VISA </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2.75% fee added </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Electronic: Wire or ACH. Include student’s name and V-number. </li></ul>
    15. 15. Housing <ul><li>On and off campus housing </li></ul><ul><li>Inventory checklist </li></ul><ul><li>Renter’s insurance </li></ul><ul><li>Safety </li></ul>
    16. 16. Contact us 828-0808 <ul><li>Pam Haney </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Bob Wood </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Abigail Trumbo </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>

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