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Exchange Students New Student Orientation - Spring 2014

Thursday, January 16, 2014

10:00 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. EXCHANGE ACADEMIC ORIENTATION
All new exchange students must attend.  Meet with Kebokile Dengu-Zvobgo, Associate Dean, International Programs.
This meeting is mandatory in order to register for classes.
West Hall P106

12:00 noon. – 1:15 p.m. LUNCH AT INTERNATIONAL PLACE
International Place, 390 E 9th Street

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. INDIVIDUAL ACADEMIC ADVISING
Meet at your scheduled time with Kebokile Dengu-Zvobgo to discuss your individual classes.
This meeting is mandatory in order to register for classes.
West Hall Q100

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. PROGRAM REGISTRATION
Meet at your scheduled time to register with the International Programs Office.  Refer to the sheet in your folder for your scheduled time. (You will need your passport, visa, I-20, and proof of health insurance).
West Hall Q100

Friday, January 17, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. COMPUTER ORIENTATION
Computer Orientation for new students.  Learn how to access your Pitzer portal, email, share drive space and printing account.  Get information on how to register for courses online.
West Hall Computer Lab

9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. CLASS REGISTRATION
After you have had your computer orientation AND met with Kebokile to set your classes, you may register online for your Spring Semester courses.

10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. noon EXCHANGE STUDENT ORIENTATION
Meet with Todd Sasaki, Director of International Programs, and Marsha Habib, Assistant Director of International Place, to learn about important immigration and campus living requirements.
International Place, 390 E 9th Street

12:00 p.m. noon – 1:30 p.m. LUNCH AT INTERNATIONAL PLACE
Lunch will be served at International Place, accompanied by informal conversation addressing social issues students may encounter in the United States as well as opportunities available to students.
International Place, 390 E 9th Street

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. LIVING ON CAMPUS
Meet with the Housing Coordinator and the Dean of Students to discuss campus life, living in the residential halls, and learn about becoming an active participant in the Pitzer community.
West Hall P106

Saturday, January 18, 2014

FREE TIME WITH HOST FAMILIES
(shop for necessities, etc.)

Sunday, January 19, 2014

10:00 a.m. RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN
Students may move into their residence halls.  Check-in is at the lobby of your assigned residence hall.  You must check in with the Resident Assistant (RA) of your residence hall when you move in.

Monday, January 20, 2014

HOLIDAY – MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY
Most staff offices closed, but the dining hall will be open

11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EXCHANGES LUNCH
Lunch with Kebokile.  This will be a weekly recurring event.
Private Dining Room, McConnell Dining Center

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

CLASSES BEGIN!
Make sure to turn in all forms to the Registrar’s Office promptly.  Contact Kebokile or Todd if you have any questions.

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. PROGRAM REGISTRATION
Meet at your scheduled time to register with the International Programs Office.  Refer to the sheet in your folder for your scheduled time. (You will need your passport, visa, I-20, and proof of health insurance).
West Hall Q100