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Mega Co-Sponsored Orientation

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

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