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Virtual Fall 2020 International Student Orientation Schedule

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Virtual Fall 2020 International Student Orientation

*All sessions will be held via Zoom unless noted


Wednesday, August 12

7:45-8:45 a.m. Breakfast, Larson Commons
9-9:30 a.m.

Welcome to SDSU!

  • Campus Dignitaries:
    • President Barry Dunn
    • Provost Dennis Hedge
    • Interim Dean of Graduate School, Nicole Lounsbery
    • AVP for International Affairs, Jon Stauff
  • International Affairs Staff Introductions
9:30-10:45 a.m. Be Well! 
  • Brenda Andersen, Associate Director – Health, Miller Wellness Center
  • Jessica McLaughlin, Associate Director – Counseling, Miller Wellness Center 
  • Mary Flatten, Health Information and Records Specialist
10:45-11:30 a.m. Health Insurance Information 
11:30 a.m. - noon. You've Got Questions… We've Got Answers!
noon - 1 p.m. Lunch Break
1-5 p.m. Walmart Shopping Trip
5-8 p.m. Dinner

Thursday, August 13

7:45-8:45 a.m. Breakfast, Einstein's Bros. Bagels
9-9:45 a.m.

Immigration 101: How to Maintain Your Visa Status

  • Greg Wymer, Director of International Students and Scholars Services
  • Derek Schmidt, International Student Adviser
  • Kirsten Linke, International Student Adviser/Program Coordinator
9:45-10 a.m. Wifi, Email and More!
  • Rory Reid, Computer Support Specialist
10-10:20 a.m. Tuition and Fee Payments
  •  Ross Pirlet, Student Accounts Specialist
10:20-10:40 a.m.

Housing and Residential Life

  • Maryke Taute, Assistant Director-Occupancy Management, Analytics and Assessment
  • Chris Kaberline, Associate Director of Housing and Residential Life
10:40-11:10 a.m.

What is Title IX?

  • Michelle Johnson, Director E/O Title IX Coordinator
  • Jessica Lankford, Title IX E/O Investigator
11:10-11:40 a.m.

East Meets West: How the U.S. Views Academic Honesty

  • Christopher Chase, Professor, Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
  • Dianne Nagy, Research Integrity and Compliance Officer
11:40 a.m. - noon

Work Authorizations in the U.S.

  • Jilena Faith, International Employment Manager
  • Jolane Tomhave, BOR HR Generalist II
noon - 1 p.m. Lunch Break
1:30-2:45 p.m.    Campus Tour
3-4 p.m.    Open Advising with International Advisers
4-5 p.m. What’s Up America
5-8 p.m.  Dinner

Friday, August 14

7:45-8:45 a.m. Breakfast, Einstein's Bros. Bagels
9 a.m. - noon     UG Virtual NSO (link to NSO page)
noon - 1 p.m. Lunch Break
3-4 p.m. Open Advising with International Advisers
5-8 p.m. Dinner

Monday, August 17 and Tuesday, August 18

All Day    

 

Tuesday, August 18

1-3 p.m.   

Immunization Review, Location: SDSU Student Health Clinic
 Please arrive during your scheduled appointment

 

Wells Fargo Bank Trip

 

 

Wednesday, August 19 and Thursday, August 20

All Day          TB Skin Reads, Location: SDSU Student Health Clinic
 Please arrive during your scheduled appointment