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  • 1. Idaho State Bookstores 0663MP031110A
  • 2. Welcome to Idaho State University! We are excited to introduce you to your new surroundings and our dedicated faculty and staff. In time, you will develop an ease and familiarity with the campus and will become an expert on student life and learning. There are many of us in the ISU family who are here to help you with this transition. As you begin your experience at Idaho State University, take time to notice your surroundings. This will be your home for a period of time, your future and one day your past. Embrace the history of the landmarks and the rich and rewarding traditions made by those who came before you. You have the opportunity to flourish on our beautiful campus and enjoy the collegial atmosphere offered. ISU is your university. Impress your personality upon ISU by getting involved in organizations, athletics, service clubs, or research activities. I urge you to make the most of your educational experience. Sincerely, Arthur C. Vailas, Ph.D. President Welcome to Idaho State University! We are honored that you have chosen ISU to further your academic pursuits. Idaho State University has many opportunities to continue your education, both inside and outside the classroom. I encourage each of you to get involved while here at ISU. There are many activities, clubs and organizations that fit a wide range of interests. These organizations provide opportunities for growth, so take advantage of them! Congratulations once again on your decision to attend Idaho State University. I hope you thoroughly enjoy your time here. If you ever get the chance, stop by the ASISU office and say hello! Welcome to ISU! Casidy Jahnke ASISU Student Body President 3
  • 3. STUDENT ORIEN TATION SCHEDULE NEW REGISTER FOR ORIENTATION POCATELLO CAMPUS SCHEDULE If you have not already registered for New Student MONDAY, AUGUST 23 * This schedule is tentative and is subject to change. Orientation, you can visit our web site and register 7:30-8 a.m. Check-in and Breakfast at Reed Gym online at www.isu.edu/nso or call our office at (208) 282-3451. 8-8:50 a.m. Welcome and ISU Spirit Rally at Reed Gym DRIVING DIRECTIONS 9-9:20 a.m. Session I (multiple locations) Please visit the New Student Orientation web site at www.isu.edu/nso for instructions on how to get to 9:30-9:50 a.m. Session II (multiple locations) our ISU campuses in Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Twin Falls 10-10:20 a.m. Session III (multiple locations) and Meridian. 10:30-10:50 a.m. Session IV (multiple locations) WHAT DOES THE ORIENTATION 11-11:20 a.m. Session V (multiple locations) FEE COVER? 11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Convocation at Reed Gym The cost of orientation is covered by the new student orientation fee paid by all new undergraduate and 12:20-12:35 p.m. March Through the Arch undergraduate transfer students. The fee covers 12:40-2 p.m. Lunch on the Quad food, orientation materials and staff support. 2 p.m. Classroom Tours 4
  • 4. ASISU ents of Idaho State GET INVOLVED The Associated Stud the governing body University (ASISU) is INVOLVEMEN t interests. Modeled TC ENTER representing studen The Involvement Cent es government with er is on the first flo after the United Stat Union and houses of or of the Pond Stud ent ches, ASISU serves fices for the Student three distinct bran Organizations, Greek Activities Board, Stud ent lling its motto of Life and New Studen students while fulfi offers student organi zation mail boxes, an t Orientation. The Ce nter udents.” “Students Helping St For more information, call 282-3451. d work and meeting sp ace. r the executive and Annual elections fo are held each spring, legislative branches to serve during the to choose students ol year. Candidates STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS next academic scho are interviewed and Organizations play an important role in the education of students at Idaho State. The for all other positions k closely with staff development of a diverse and active organizational climate on campus is encouraged. ap pointed. All areas wor ensures that student The Involvement Center provides materials and advice to help groups become officially advisors. This system recognized by ASISU. Information about ASISU organizations can be obtained in the esented. views are widely repr call 282-3435 or Involvement Center located on the first floor of the Pond Student Union. For more information, For more information, call 282-3451 or visit www.isu.edu/stdorg. isu. visit www.isu.edu/as STUDENT ACTIVITIES BOARD OUTDOOR ADV ENTURE The Student Activities Board enriches each student’s experience at Idaho State University CENTER by providing and sponsoring educational and entertaining programs. The Student The Outdoor Adventur e Center (OAC) provid Activities Board also contributes to student development by providing social, multicultural, ISU students, faculty es and staff with outdoo intellectual and recreational programs. The Board offers leadership opportunities where opportunities throug r h classes, worksho students can develop accountability, integrity, adaptability, inclusiveness and creativity. special events, and ps, common adventure tri The Student Activities Board is looking for volunteers for its many committees. Outdoor activities ps. include rock climbi kayaking, skiing, ng, For more information, call 282-3451 or visit www.isu.edu/sab. backpacking, rafting horseback riding, mou , ntain biking, and mor Trips are based on e. the Common Advent Philosophy that all trip ure costs and responsibilit are shared equally am ies ong participants. The Cooperative W ilderness Handicapp Outdoor Group (CW ed HOG) offers recreatio activities for people nal of all abilities. CW HO provides challenging G outdoor adventure activities in a supportiv e environment. Outdoor Adventure Re ntals offers equipmen EATION t CAMPUS RECR es physical activity and healthy lifestyles by rentals for every outd oor activity imaginab ot om Whether planning an le. Campus Recreation pr osphere. Credit and expedition, a weeke space, information and atm sports, trip, or a one-day ad nd providing equipment, as well as intramural venture, customers available at Reed Gym rams, sports fully equipped for thei are non-credit classes are ss and wellness prog r outdoor adventures club sports, outd oor recreation, fitne d nutrition sciences. Re ed reasonable cost. Ther e is a small retail area at a atio n, dance and health an an aerobic water bottles, gloves with science, physical educ oms, weight rooms, , sunglasses, trail m actice halls, dance ro is Dutch oven cookbook aps, Gym houses dojo pr an indoor track, tenn s and more. ol, in door climbing wall, time For more information, theater, swimming po nter. All full- and part- call 282-3912 or , and the recreation ce . visit www.isu.edu/ou and racquetball courts ce to Reed Gym by sh owing their Bengal ID tdoor. admittan students receive free ww.isu.edu/camprec. ca ll 282-2252 or visit w For more information, 5
  • 5. ISU MISSION The mission of Idaho State University is to advance scholarly and creative endeavors through the creation of new knowledge, cutting-edge research, innovative artistic pursuits and high-quality academic instruction; to use these qualities to enhance technical, undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, health care, and other services provided to the people of Idaho, the nation, and the world; and to develop citizens who will learn from the past, think critically about the present, and provide leadership to enrich the future in a diverse, global society. FAST FA • Founded in 1901 C TS ABOU • Motto: T ISU u free” “The truth will set yo • Mascot: Bengal Outdoor Life Magazine ranked Pocatello as one of • Enrollment: 15,553 the top five destinations for outdoor activities in offered: 285 • Number of degrees the United States. or ratio: 17:1 • Student-to-Profess 21 • Average class size: #1 Rating of Clinical Ps rgrads: 88% ychology Ph.D. • Percentage of unde program from among hmen: 19 207 colleges. • Average age of fres : 44:56 • Male-to-female ratio • Clubs and student gr oups: 165 U Registered Nurse 100% Pass rate for IS semester system ng exam. • Academic calendar: es, 65 foreign students on the licensi • ISU stud ents represent 49 stat countries g pus in the nation amon • Rated third safest cam universities of our size courses of study in • Nationally recognized alth professions busine ss, pharmacy, and he , rams: arts & sciences • Other academic prog d education, and applie engineering, teacher technology ly: $10 million • Scho larships awarded year financial aid: 75% • Students receiving 6
  • 6. ACADEM IC CALE NDAR FALL 2010 April 19 Class-level registration begins for Fall 2010 August 23 Fall classes begin (Monday evening at 5:00 p.m.) August 27 Last day to add/drop early 8-week courses September 6 Labor Day holiday (no classes) September 7 Last day to register, add/drop, change section, or audit full semester courses September 24 Last day to WITHDRAW from early 8-week courses October 10-16 Mid-term week October 18 Late 8-week courses begin October 22 Last day to add/drop late 8-week courses October 29 Last day to WITHDRAW from individual full semester courses or completely WITHDRAW from the University November 19 Last day to WITHDRAW from late 8-week courses November 22-26 Fall recess (no classes) December 6-10 Closed week December 11-17 FINAL Examinations
  • 7. RCE S HE LPFUL RESOU STUDENT HEA The Student Health LT H CENTER Center provides full- medical care to studen spectrum ts. From fracture care VETERANS’ SANCTUARY depression, there are to treating a broad range of cond The Veterans’ Sanctuary at Idaho State University is the first transition and for at Student Health. itions cared Office visits are free support program of its kind in the United States. Our mission is simple, to time students. Whe for full- n billable services su provide first-class service to military veterans of all eras attending ISU. We exams, laboratory st ch as x-ray udies, and special have a support team to provide guidance from the moment student veterans are involved, the Stud procedures ent Health Center bi arrive on campus until they graduate. The Sanctuary offers orientations insurance as well as lls private student insurance. St designed for new student veterans, free vet-to-vet tutoring, access to not need to purchase udents do student insurance in academic advisors trained to work with veterans, sections of general education the Student Health Ce order to use nter—all students are classes set aside for veterans and taught by faculty members who are either Same day appointmen welcome! ts are available as wel veterans themselves or supporters, events and activities for student veterans, appointments. A walk l as advance -in clinic is held each da and much more. Bengal ID card is requ y. A valid ired to obtain services. We help with the transition from active military duty to ISU, and from ISU The Student Healt h Center is locate to active military duty. Whether you are a new student who has completed Cesar Chavez Avenue d at 990 —across from Grav your service, a student who interrupted your education to serve and are now For appointments or ad eley Hall. ditional information ca returning, or a student who began your studies elsewhere and are transferring (208) 282-2330. Plea ll se visit our web site at here, we will help guide you to the resources you need to make the most of www.isu.edu/stuhlth . your ISU experience. Please visit www.isu.edu/veterans. CENTER FOR TEACHING AND HOUSING perience LEARNING t ready to start your ex This is a very exciting time as you ge e many preparations and The Center for Teaching and Learning offers a range of programs rsity. You have mad at Idaho State Unive question that might be on your designed to support student education and faculty instruction decisions before getting here. One big to using has the answer across Idaho State University. I live?” University Ho mind is “where should e University, the resid ence For students, we offer: this question. For those just entering th rooms that • Free individual and small-group tutoring in math, writing, and ide reasonably priced halls are a gr eat solution. We prov are included as a part of content area courses ranging from anthropology to zoology. on campus, and meals are close to everything ve the option of eatin g in one • Classes, workshops and individual tutoring for non-native the residence ha ll package. You will ha Commons; all provide speakers of English in areas including American culture, written s or in the Turner Dining of our great retail area Grocery shopping, co oking and oral presentation support, and accent modification. excellent food and a friendly atmosphere. experience. • Eight-week classes focused on learning strategies and money a part of your housing and doing di shes don’t have to be w.isu.edu/housing, em ail management. Housing today at ww Check into University 8-282-2120. We are ready to • Small First Year Seminar classes designed to enrich the us at reslife@isu .edu, or call us at 20 rsity. experience of incoming students. s at Idaho State Unive help you on your way to succes • Honors classes leading to Idaho’s only honors degree. For more information, call (208) 282-3662 or visit www.isu.edu/ctl/. BENGAL WEB BengalWeb is ISU’s Internet portal, the gateway to all of the MOODLE University’s essential electronic resources — tools for registration, Moodle – also found in BengalWeb – is ISU’s “learning management checking grades, finding resources in the library, participating in system.” It allows students to participate in courses that are offered classes with online components, and more. BengalWeb also provides totally or partially online. Instructors may use Moodle to provide students with the most important information they need about ISU — students with online course descriptions, handouts, syllabi, grading go there to see campus news, find out about advising, housing, costs information, or to deliver the class fully online with a variety of tools. of attendance, financial aid, and what students can do to have fun. If Moodle is used for a class, just sign in to BengalWeb, and then click the Moodle icon near the top of the screen. 8
  • 8. UPCOMING EV ENTS 23 MONDAY, AUGUST T FRED MEYER NIGH REED GYM NIGHT OUTDOOR ADVENT URE 10 p.m. to midnight IN BIKING 7 to 10 p.m. CENTER MOUNTA the OAC 5:30 p.m. Bring your bike to T 24 TUESDAY, AUGUSCENTER N IO CAMPUS RECREAT WEDNESDAY, AU GRAND OPENING GUST 25 STUDENT ORGANIZ 2-4 p.m. ATION FAIR/BBQ ON THE QUAD 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. ST 26 LATE NIGHT AT H OLT ARENA THURSDAY, AUGU WITH MOVIE ON T WOUT Time TBA HE TURF QUADTASTIC BLO 6:30-10 p.m. on the Quad S PARK CLIMBING AT ROS 4:30 p.m. FRIDAY, AUGUST 5-8 p.m. Meet in the OAC at 27 Equipment will be provided. DJ, DANCE, FUN & FREE DINNER 7:30 to 11 p.m. ST 28 LDS Institute parking lot near SATURDAY, AUGU library, sponsored by LDSSA HOLT HOORAH! 11 a.m.-1 p.m. LOOK WHAT WE’RE READING: The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time All students are invited to read and participate. Speaker, discussions, essay contest, & more coming Fall 2010. ISU Reading Project www.isu.edu/lead/reading 9
  • 9. MB ERS IMPORTA NT PHONE NU Academic Advising Center ...........................................................................(208) 282-4619 ADA and Disabilities Resource Center ..........................................................(208) 282-3599 Admissions ................................................................................................(208) 282-2475 Associated Students of Idaho State University (ASISU) .................................(208) 282-3435 Athletics (see also Reed Gym) Men’s Sports: .................................................................................(208) 282-2771 Women’s Sports: ............................................................................(208) 282-3332 Bennion Student Union, Idaho State University - Idaho Falls .........................(208) 282-7880 Bookstore, Idaho Falls ................................................................................(208) 282-7940 Bookstore, Pocatello ...................................................................................(208) 282-3237 Career Center .............................................................................................(208) 282-2380 Center for Teaching and Learning ................................................................(208) 282-3662 Commuter Bus Information .........................................................................(208) 282-4460 Counseling and Testing Center ....................................................................(208) 282-2130 Early Learning Center .................................................................................(208) 282-2769 Enrollment Management .............................................................................(208) 282-2123 Fee Payment Information ...........................................................................(208) 282-2900 Financial Aid ..............................................................................................(208) 282-2756 Housing .....................................................................................................(208) 282-2120 Idaho State University-Meridian ..................................................................(208) 373-1700 Idaho State University-Idaho Falls ...............................................................(208) 282-7800 Idaho State University-Twin Falls ............................... (208) 736-2101 or ...(208) 282-4840 Information Desk .......................................................................................(208) 282-2700 Involvement Center ....................................................................................(208) 282-3451 Library (Eli M. Oboler Library) .....................................................................(208) 282-2958 Public Safety: Parking & Bengal I.D.’s ..........................................................(208) 282-2625 Reed Gym ..................................................................................................(208) 282-2252 Health and Wellness Center ........................................................................(208) 282-2117 Registration and Records ............................................................................(208) 282-2661 Scholarships ..............................................................................................(208) 282-3315 Student Affairs ..........................................................................................(208) 282-2794 Student Health Center Pocatello ...........................................................................................(208) 282-2330 Idaho Falls .........................................................................................(208) 282-7826 Student Health Insurance ...........................................................................(208) 282-2972 Student Health Pharmacy ...........................................................................(208) 282-3407 Transportation Services ..............................................................................(208) 282-4460 Tutoring Services .......................................................................................(208) 282-3334 For offices not listed, call ............................................................................(208) 282-2011 10
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