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  • 1. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Fall 2010 Programs
  • 2. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Co-Sponsored Programs
    Administered by organizations or institutions that partner with IU
    Arcadia, AUC, DIS, CIEE, CYA, Hebrew University, IES
  • 3. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Co-Sponsored Programs
    Role of the Co-Sponsor
    On site arrangements
    Provide handbooks and pre-departure materials
    Payment
  • 4. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Pre-departure Reminders
    Passports and student visas
  • 5. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Pre-departure Reminders
    Paperwork and Pre-Payments
    Refer to your Acceptance/Support e-mail
  • 6. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Pre-departure Reminders
    OVST course registration
  • 7. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Financial Aid
    Financial Aid includes loans, grants, scholarships, and faculty awards
    Most financial aid may be used on Co-Sponsored programs
  • 8. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Financial Aid
    Financial Aid is released late August
    Set up direct deposit with the Bursar’s Office
  • 9. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academics
    Minimum enrollment is determined by IU
    Grades earned abroad will factor into your IU GPA
  • 10. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academics
    Work with IU Overseas Study advisor if you wish to change course(s) once you arrive
  • 11. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academic Advising Process
    Receive the Advising Plan e-mail from your Overseas Study advisor
    Complete the Advising Plan electronically
  • 12. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academic Advising Process
    Meet with your major(s)/minor(s) advisor
    Discuss remaining degree requirements
  • 13. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academic Advising Process
    Meet with your Overseas Study advisor
    Discuss courses abroad and how they will potentially fulfill remaining degree requirements
  • 14. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academic Advising Process
    KSB and LAMP students on Business programs must meet with Tammy Orahood,Laurie Colglazier, or Angie Perry
  • 15. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academic Issues
    Spring 2011 registration
    Plan ahead
    Refer to your Advising Plan
    Review your AAR
  • 16. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academic Issues
    Grades from Overseas Study post to OneStart approximately 2-3 months after completion of your program
  • 17. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Academic Issues
    Courses may be reviewed for specific distribution
    Bring all necessary course materials home with you (books, syllabi, reading lists, papers, assignments)
  • 18. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Health & Safety
    Read Country Specific Information Sheet and Travel Alerts
    http://travel.state.gov
  • 19. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Health & Safety
    IU Health Center
    Immunizations
    Center for Disease Control and Prevention
    Travelers’ Health:wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/
  • 20. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Health & Safety
    Health Insurance
    You will be covered during your program through your Co-Sponsor
    Do not cancel your existing policy
  • 21. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Health & Safety
    Prescription Medication
  • 22. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Health & Safety
    Health Information
    Inform program of any medical needs and/or allergies
    Keep this information with you
  • 23. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Health & Safety
    Safeguard important documents and valuables
    Passport
    Bank & Credit Cards
    Personal valuables
  • 24. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Safety Tips
    Travel in groups
    Avoid non-sponsored gatherings or political demonstrations
    Avoid alcohol & drug use
    Observe local customs & laws
  • 25. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Safety Tips
    What to do in the event of an emergency?
    Follow emergency protocol established by the Co-Sponsor
    Notify your program
    Keep emergency contact card with you
  • 26. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Objectives
    Think about:
    Why you want to study abroad
    What you want to accomplish abroad
    How you will meet your goals
  • 27. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Objectives
    Prepare yourself to be abroad
    Know yourself
    Get to know your host country now
  • 28. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Adjusting to a New Culture
    Culture Shock
    What it is
    Symptoms
    Remedies
  • 29. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Adjusting to a New Culture
    Understanding Cultural Norms
    Non-verbal communication
    Style of dress
    Gender Roles
    Diversity Issues
  • 30. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Adjusting to a New Culture
    Reverse Culture Shock
    How to readjust to Indiana University
  • 31. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Additional Information
    Overseas Study Web site
    E-mails sent by Overseas Study and Co-Sponsors
    Getting Started Handbook
    Program Specific Handbook
    Travel Guides
    Internet
    Contact A Returnee
  • 32. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Break-Out Sessions
    2:00-3:00 p.m.
  • 33. Co-Sponsored Programs
    Break-Out Sessions
    4:00-5:00 p.m.