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Uof L2009 Parents Orientation

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University of Louisville Campus Services Presentation - Parent Orientation 2009

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Uof L2009 Parents Orientation

  1. 1. PARENT ORIENTATION 2009 Campus Services
  2. 2. Campus Services <ul><li>Campus Bookstore </li></ul><ul><li>Career Development Center </li></ul><ul><li>Disability Resource Center </li></ul><ul><li>University Parking </li></ul><ul><li>Postal Services </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advocate </li></ul><ul><li>Bursar </li></ul><ul><li>Cardinal Card Office </li></ul><ul><li>Dining Services </li></ul><ul><li>Information Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Association </li></ul>
  3. 3. Campus Bookstore <ul><li>Located on the lower level of the Student Activities Center (SAC) www.louisville.bkstore.com </li></ul>
  4. 4. Campus Bookstore <ul><li>One-Stop Shop operated by </li></ul><ul><li>Barnes & Noble College Booksellers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>All the textbooks on students’ syllabi </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Testing materials </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>General merchandise </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>U of L Apparel </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>School supplies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Snacks, cards & gifts </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Campus Bookstore <ul><li>Three easy ways to buy textbooks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>online www.whywaitforbooks.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>during class registration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>day two of Orientation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>at the campus bookstore </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Two delivery options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>pick up at campus bookstore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ship to home or residence hall room </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Campus Bookstore <ul><li>Payment Options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MasterCard </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visa </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>American Express </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discover </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barnes & Noble Gift Card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Barnes & Noble Parent/Student Card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Higher One Card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cardinal Card </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Career Development Center <ul><li>Located in the Houchens building, lower level room 04 </li></ul><ul><li>www.louisville.edu/career </li></ul><ul><li>Assists students and alumni in developing career, education and employment plans </li></ul>
  8. 8. Career Development Center <ul><li>Employers like to see the TOTAL package </li></ul><ul><li>Academically prepared </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous skills </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Communication skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Computer aptitude </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership ability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teamwork </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal abilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiative </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flexibility </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Campus Resources to Support Student Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Co-ops, internships </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student groups, clubs, activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Study abroad programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student employment programs – on and off campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Community service opportunities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Library research services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Residence life programs </li></ul></ul>Career Development Center
  10. 10. Career Development Center <ul><li>Encourage your student to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Take time selecting a major/career </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit the Career Development Center </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use Academic Advising resources </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk to faculty, advisors, student affairs staff, other students about career interests </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participate in internships, co-ops, and volunteer experiences </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Get involved in campus activities, even in small ways </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Talk with off-campus persons in fields or careers of interest </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Career Development Center <ul><li>Most importantly... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask questions of your student in order to facilitate communication </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Self-exploration and career development is very different and individual for every college student </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Disability Resource Center <ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> Located in Robbins Hall, room 120 </li></ul><ul><li> www.louisville.edu/disability </li></ul><ul><li>The DRC coordinates services to ensure that individuals with disabilities have equal access to the University's educational, social, and cultural opportunities. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Disability Resource Center <ul><li>Accommodations and Support Services for students with disabilities </li></ul><ul><ul><li>visual impairments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>deaf or hard of hearing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>physical disabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>psychological disorders </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>learning disabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ADHD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>chronic health impairments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>other </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Disability Resource Center <ul><li>How to request assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Student responsibility to initiate contact </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit DRC website or call </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When to request assistance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The sooner the better! </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Some accommodations require a significant amount of time to implement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Waiting until classes begin results in a bumpy start </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Disability Resource Center <ul><li>Role of the parent of a college student with a disability </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Different than high school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student is in charge of the process </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Encourage self-advocacy skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contact the DRC to learn effective strategies to aid the transition from high school to college </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. University Parking Office <ul><li>Located on the lower level of the Floyd Street Garage </li></ul><ul><li>www.louisville.edu/parking </li></ul>
  17. 17. University Parking Office <ul><li>Permits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Purchase online from parking website in July </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>YELLOW: residential </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>housing agreement, vehicle registration </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PURPLE: commuter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>parking at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Shuttle </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Departs from Papa John’s approx. every 5 to 7 minutes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Stops around campus perimeter </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. University Parking Office <ul><li>Escort Service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Available from dusk until dawn </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>852-6111 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Motor Assistance Program (MAP) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jump starts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lock outs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Flat tires </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>24 hours a day, 7 days a week </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>852-PARK (7275) </li></ul></ul>
  19. 19. Postal Services <ul><li>Located in the Houchens building, main level by Floyd Street garage </li></ul><ul><li>www.louisville.edu/postal </li></ul>
  20. 20. Postal Services <ul><li>Mailboxes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Residential students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not required for Kurz, Bettie Johnson, Minardi, Community Park Halls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sign up anytime after Welcome </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weekend </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Picture ID, $5, housing agreement </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Counter service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stamps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Weigh packages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cash only </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Student Advocate <ul><li>Prafula P. Sheth, Ed.D. </li></ul><ul><li>Student Advocate </li></ul><ul><li>Office of the University Provost </li></ul><ul><li>131 Strickler Hall, East  www.louisville.edu/studentadvocate </li></ul><ul><li>Serves as an advocate for a wide range of student concerns at U of L </li></ul>
  22. 22. Student Advocate <ul><li>University can seem complicated </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Sheth has served the university for many years </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extensive knowledge of university systems, policies, and procedures </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Broad understanding of student challenges and concerns </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Help address these issues </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Student Advocate <ul><li>Services to students </li></ul><ul><ul><li>systems and policies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>questions and confidential advice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>information about free support services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>information to help navigate through UofL </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>refer student concerns to the appropriate office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>follow up </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Bursar <ul><li>Located in the </li></ul><ul><li>Houchens building, </li></ul><ul><li>room 101 </li></ul><ul><li>www.louisville.edu/vpf/bursar </li></ul><ul><li>The Bursars’ Office is responsible for handling billing of student financial accounts. </li></ul>
  25. 25. Bursar <ul><li>Fall statements mailed early July </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Fall 2009 tuition due 7/20/09 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>(Spring 2010 Tuition due 12/07/09) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Includes: tuition, room and meal plan, class fees, campus health fee (mandatory unless waived), anticipated financial aid </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Online Account Summary </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Access through “student information” link on Bursar’s website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use student ID and pin number </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check frequently to see updated information </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Bursar <ul><li>Payment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Cash </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Credit Card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wire Transfer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Continuing Registration Payment Plan </li></ul></ul>
  27. 27. Bursar <ul><li>U of L OneCard (Higher One Card) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Online banking service; NOT a credit card </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Any refund due to the student is credited to card after financial aid is posted and charges are paid </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ONLY way to receive refund </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student receives in mail after </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>registering for fall classes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Student activates account online </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Funds used like debit card for books, ATM, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents’ informational video www.louisville.edu/vpf/bursar/higherone </li></ul></ul>
  28. 28. Cardinal Card Office <ul><li>Located in Houchens Building, </li></ul><ul><li>Rm. LL08K </li></ul><ul><li>www.louisville.edu/campuscard </li></ul>Cardinal Card
  29. 29. Cardinal Card Office <ul><li>Cardinal Card </li></ul><ul><li>Identification Card </li></ul><ul><li>Library Card </li></ul><ul><li>Meal Plan Card </li></ul><ul><li>Security Access Card </li></ul><ul><li>Cardinal Cash Purchases </li></ul><ul><li>Lost, stolen, or misplaced Cards </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Holds” available to prevent fraud </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Cardinal Card Office <ul><ul><li>Cardinal Card </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Cardinal Cash </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Snack and soda machines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Copiers, printers, residential laundry facilities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>University Bookstores, Dining Services, Health Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Art Library, Music Library, CopyIT Centers </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Adding Cardinal Cash </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$500 limit </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>At value port readers (cash only), online, office, phone </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Dining Services
  32. 32. Dining Services <ul><li>How it works… </li></ul>-Required Meal Plans -Cardinal Card -Tracking Meal Plan Dollars
  33. 33. Dining Services <ul><li>A Taste of What’s Coming: </li></ul><ul><li>Opening Fall 2009 Semester </li></ul><ul><li>Einstein Bagels And Damon’s Grill </li></ul>
  34. 34. Dining Services A Taste of What’s Coming: Coming Spring 2010
  35. 35. Dining Services <ul><li>www.uofldiningservices.com </li></ul><ul><li>Phone: 502-852-6715 </li></ul>
  36. 36. Information Technology www.louisville.edu/it <ul><li>Computing Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Miller Information Technology Center, room 002 </li></ul><ul><li>Ekstrom Library </li></ul><ul><li>Health Sciences Campus, K-Wing </li></ul>
  37. 37. Information Technology <ul><li>24-hour help desk </li></ul><ul><li>Student computing </li></ul><ul><li>centers </li></ul>
  38. 38. Information Technology <ul><li>Wireless connectivity </li></ul><ul><li>Resident services </li></ul>
  39. 39. Information Technology <ul><li>Located in the </li></ul><ul><li>Miller Information Technology Center (MITC) </li></ul>
  40. 40. iTech Connect
  41. 41. University Alert System
  42. 42. Parent Association www.louisville.edu/student/parents <ul><li>Mission </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers programs and services, regular communication, and outreach to parents and families to assist students in continuing their academic success throughout their college experience </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Desired Outcome </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Partner with parents and families to assist them in understanding the college student experience, support student learning, and to empower students to take responsibility for their academic and social decisions </li></ul></ul>
  43. 43. Parent Association <ul><li>Recognize the critical role of parents </li></ul><ul><li>Know when to step in and help and when to empower your student </li></ul><ul><li>Acknowledge significance of parents’ voices through assessment </li></ul>
  44. 44. Parent Association <ul><li>Regular communication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Parents Helpline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Monthly communiqué </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Comprehensive website </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online resource list </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Parents e-mail account answered daily </li></ul></ul></ul>
  45. 45. Thank You

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