Student Involvement Center training module

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  • 1. As a SLUdent leader, you will be asked questions by parents and students during Fall Welcome. Hopefully, this presentation will provide you with some information about campus resources so that you will be able to give informed answers or refer people to the appropriate offices or resources. Some of the videos are pretty awkward, but will provide you with Important information, and hopefully some entertainment. Good Luck! Fun Facts: Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University received a formal charter from the state of Missouri in 1832, making it the oldest University west of the Mississippi and the second oldest Jesuit university in the United States. SLU also has a campus in Madrid, Spain, which was the first freestanding campus operated by an American University in Europe. The Billiken brings you good luck if you buy one, receive one as a gift, you rub its belly, and there is a Billiken- themed theme park in Japan!
  • 2. More than 80 public safety officers patrol all Saint Louis University property located in St. Louis City: on foot, bicycles, golf carts, T-3s, and in DPS squad cars. • Who do you call? 314-977-3000 • Services: – Lost and Found – Patrols – SLU Ride, Safety escorts & rides • Some of the ways DPS patrol officers make campus safe: – Regularly checking buildings, garages and outdoor parking lots – Patrolling the outer edges of campus, including the Grand Avenue bus stops – Openingand closing campus offices and classrooms – Responding to and investigating criminal incidents – Reporting safety and security hazards
  • 3. SLU Ride provides safety escorts to ensure that students can move safely around campus. Escorts are provided using University vehicles, and walking escorts are available for shorter distances. • To request an escort, call 314-977-RIDE (314-977-7433) • When you call for the escort, provide the following information: your name, phone number, location, destination and the number of riders. • Generally, SLU Ride operates: – Monday through Wednesday – 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. – Thursday - 6:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. – Friday - 6:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. – Saturday - 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 a.m. – Sunday - 7:00 a.m. to 1:00 a.m – When SLU Ride is not open, DPS will be available to provide escorts • sluride@slu.edu
  • 4. Are you expecting a package? Located in BSC 131, Student Mail Services offers everything for your postal needs. This is where you will set up your on-campus mailbox, send a package or buy stamps. • Mailing address format – Student Name MSC # Busch Student Center 20 N. Grand Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63103
  • 5. The Office of Housing and Residence Life (HRL) is located in Brown Hall of the Village and is open M-F (8:30-5:00). Contact HRL at •314-977-2811 •reslife@slu.edu Fun Facts: 90% of first-year students live on campus and SLU houses about 3,900 students [Unrelated] Fun Fact: Chaifetz Arena has 10,600 seats and 12 private suites
  • 6. RHC: Residence Hall Coordinator – Professional live-in staff; in charge of halls AHC: Assistant Hall Coordinator – Student staff; in charge of keys and desks RA: Resident Advisor – Student staff; live on each floor as peer educators
  • 7. We are also SLUper excited to welcome the new director of HRL, Melinda Pullen Carlson! Myrinda Grantham & Sean Watson Griesedieck RHC’s Brigid Welch& Asia Smith Reinert RHC’s Andrea Gruger Marchetti RHC Ashley Lang Village RHC LaTrina Parker Flats RHC TBA Fusz RHC TBA DeMatt RHC Andrea Sisney Pruellage RHC Charles Stephens Marguerite RHC Brian Long Grand Forest RHC Dawn Adrich Associate Director Danielle Nied Assistant Director Jason Amezcua Assistant Director Lisa Grubbs Assistant Director
  • 8. It's a basic truth - when you feel well physically and mentally, you function well. Unfortunately, things don't always go as smoothly as you would like. Little things (and sometimes big ones) can get in the way of taking care of yourself and doing well. This makes it difficult to do and feel your best. Student Health and Counseling Services provides medical treatment, psychological counseling, and outpatient services as well as a variety of educational programs for all Saint Louis University full-time, part-time, and graduate students. All services are confidential, and the Counseling Center offers both Group and Individual Counseling. Both facilities are located in Marchetti East, and can be reached at 314-977-2323 or shc@slu.edu. • Student Health Website • Student Counseling Website
  • 9. The Student Tech Services Center (TSC) is a conveniently located branch of the Information Technology Services division, created to meet student technical needs. The TSC offers the following amenities: • Open access computers,including Macs and PCs • Billiken Print station which provides printing and copying • Technical Support, including SLUnet wireless, Anti-virus, and mySLU setup The TSC provides support for you via telephone, e-mail, walk-in and Google Chat. We can be reached by calling 977-4000, extension 2, or email/chat atstudentservicedesk@slu.edu. • To contact the BSC-TSC please call 314-977-2522, visit BSC Room 137, or email studentservicedesk@slu.edu The center is staffed by two full-time ITS employees and a talented group of student interns, click here to meet the staff. The staff is considered the The Student Service Desk, which provides technical support services for our student body. For more information the services provided, please check out ourTechnical Support Page. • ITS help will be available in each residence hall during move-in • Student Service Desk Open – Monday (8/19) – Thursday (8/22) 8 am – 10 pm – Friday (8/23) 8 am – 3 pm – Saturday (8/24) 12 – 5 pm – Sunday (8/25) 2 – 10 pm • Find ITS on Facebook!
  • 10. – Adding and Dropping Courses • 8/26-8/30 (first week): Add/drop classes online • 9/2-9/6(second week): Instructor’s signature required to add/drop classes; Add/drop forms available at registrar’s office in Dubourg 22 – Hours during Fall Welcome • Saturday 8/24 from 9-2 • M-W (8/26-8/28) 8- 5:30 • General Hours: M-F 8-5, W open until 5:30 – For enrollment certification: go to office and sign a student release waiver – Transferring in credits goes through individual departments
  • 11. Student Financial Services, located in Dubourg 121 offers students and families information about scholarships, loans, Federal Work Study (FWS), and other financial needs and services. Currently 86% of our student body receives some form of scholarship and/or loans. To speak to a financial aid counselor, emailSFP@slu.edu, call(314) 977-2350 or visit the office during walk-in hours: (M-F 8:30-5:00, Wednesdays open until 5:30) •Website: http://www.slu.edu/x21861.xml •SLU FAFSA Code: 002506
  • 12. Student Educational Services (SES) is located in O’Brien Hall, right next to Pruellage on West Pine Mall. The office is dedicated to the recruitment, retention and graduation of diverse student populations, especially first-generation college students. SES serves students in the Billiken Bridges to Success and TRiO programs.
  • 13. • The Billiken Bridge to Success Program (BBS) is an intensive, three-week academic experience for students conditionally admitted to Saint Louis University. It is a highly selective opportunity offered to less than 15% of prospective applicants. Approximately 30 freshman attend BBS each year. As a summer bridge program, it accelerates students' transition into SLU. Through courses, service and community building, students hone academic skills, develop self-awareness and learn teamwork and other skills critical for success. Aslo, BBS functions as the first module of intentional programming that continues through the first year. • The federal TRiO programs are educational opportunity programs that motivate and serve low-income, first-generation college students and students with disabilities as they progress through the academic pipeline from middle school to graduate school. TRiO also trains directors and staff of TRiO projects and runs a dissemination partnership program to encourage the replication or adaptation of successful TRiO projects at institutions that do not have TRiO grants. • For more information, visit the Student Educational Services website
  • 14. • BEST OFFICE EVER (BSC 319) • Main functional areas: • 1st year experience – Slu 101 and Fall Welcome – Learning Communities (LC’s) & First-year Interest Groups (FIG’s) – 1st year summer reading program – Student organization support—submit events, get posters approved – SLU Fair – U101 • Sophomore-Junior experience • Senior year experience • Servant Leadership Programs • Greek life • Contact: Involvement@slu.edu or 314 977-2805
  • 15. • Learning Communities are intentional, inSLUsive communities formed around common themes where students live and learn together. • First-Year Interest Groups (FIGs) are groups of 1-4 courses that students within Learning Communities can take together during their fall semester. On average, 20-22 first-year students are assigned to a FIG within the same Learning Community. • Learning Communities (LCs) are a residential experience that provides students an opportunity to live together centered on one common interest on one or more floors. Each LC has anywhere from one to four FIGs within the community. The FIG is an additional opportunity to the LC experience for students within the LC to take some of their fall classes together.
  • 16. Fraternities and sororities have been a part of campus life at Saint Louis University since the early 1900's. Membership has grown steadily and today over 1,300 men and women (15% of the undergraduate population) belong to 15 different chapters. Greek-affiliated students can choose to live in DeMattias Hall, which houses SLU’s 18 fraternities and sororities and has chapter rooms in the basement. More than just social groups, fraternities and sororities are values-based organizations that seek to develop better men and women. For all the information you will need to know about going Greek at SLU, visit gogreek.slu.edu. Panhellenic Sorority Formal Recruitment: Sept 6-9 IFC Fraternity Rush: Sept 9-13 Multicultural Greek Organization Meet & Greet: Sept 29, BSC 253 Hazing: Saint Louis University has a strict anti-hazing policy, as do each of the fraternities and sororities affiliated with the university. Disaffiliation: Student leaders are required to disaffiliate during Fall Welcome. Dis-affiliation is important to promote going Greek as a whole and not to promote any specific chapter over another.
  • 17. The newly renovated Bauman-Eberhart Center, or West Pine Gym, in addition to Des Peres Hall make up the Center for Global Citizenship. Inside the newly renovated building is an open auditorium, with meeting spaces and a café where students can buy coffee and light refreshments while socializing or study. Bauman-Eberhart is the home of the Cross Cultural Center, Center for Services and Community Engagement, and student organization offices. Des Peres Hall houses the offices for International Services, Study Abroad, and the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program, and both buildings display the flags of all the countries that SLU students call home on their rooftops. A “SLU” of fun facts: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke in the West Pine Gym in 1964 with a speech entitled His speech, entitled "The Future of Integration―, and was the first lecture in SLU's Great Issues series. Dr. King also gave a press conference in the Knights Room of Pius library. West Pine Gym was last used for a Women’s basketball game in 2004.
  • 18. The Saint Louis University Center for Service and Community Engagement creates a coordinated interface between the University and the urban communities that surround it, seeking ultimately to prepare participants to be effective servant leaders and agents for social change, as well as to foster the creation of a just and equitable society by supporting efforts of students, faculty, and staff in the areas of community service, service learning, academic research, and community partnerships. The Center for Service and Community Engagement serves the entire SLU campus as a clearinghouse and consultants for: • Service (one-time or continuous) opportunities for students, faculty, staff and alumni. • Academic learning and community engagement. • Research to identify strategies that will enhance a just and equitable society. Make a Difference Day is a SLU tradition and the largest day of service of the year! Last year over 3,300 students, faculty, and staff volunteered at 136 sites across the St. Louis area. This year, MADD will be on Saturday, October 26, so save the date!
  • 19. Center Staff (from left): • Justin Vilbig, Program Assistant • Bryan Sokol, Ph.D., Director • Leah Sweetman, Ph.D., Assistant Director • Bobby Wassel, Assistant Director • James Hillis, Service and Justice Coordinator • To learn more about the staff, click here
  • 20. With state-of-the art facilities, both indoor and outdoor pools, basketball and racquetball courts, a rock climbing wall, juice bar, and more, the Simon Rec Center (SRC) has something for everyone’s fitness needs. Simon Rec also facilitates over 35 club sports and several intramural leagues. If you’re not into team sports, the Rec also offers a range of fitness classes, as well as personal training. Important Dates: Free fitness classes week of Aug 26 Intramural deadline Sept 6 Register for Intramurals online, or pick up a form from the SRC Fun Fact: Both STL native rapper Nelly and basketball player Michael Jordan have been in the SRC facilities.
  • 21. CONGRATULATIONS! You made it to the end of the presentation! If you have any questions please contact your friendly neighborhood Spiderman position supervisor or advisor LC Mentors: •KaleighMrowka (kmrowka@slu.edu) Transfer Mentors: •Greg Lucsko (glucsko@slu.edu) Commuter Assistants: •Natalie Stone (nstone3@slu.edu) Oriflamme: •Ana Sontag (asontag1@slu.edu)