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International Student Orientation

FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 2019
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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FINAL SCHEDULE


2:00-2:30 p.m.

CHECK- IN  

Location: Montesi Executive Center (Buckman Hall 211)


2:30–3:00 p.m.    

WELCOME TO CBU!           

Receive a warm welcome to CBU from:

  • Mr. Jack Shannon, J.D., President
  • Dr. Timothy Doyle, Associate Vice-President for Student Life
  • Dr. Mary McConner, Director of Multicultural Student Services
  • International Peer Leaders are here to help you adjust to yo-ur new life at Christian Brothers University! They will introduce themselves and facilitate an icebreaker activity so that we all can get to know each other better.

3:00–3:30 p.m.

WELCOME TO AMERICA, THE SOUTH, AND CBU

Federico C. Gomez-Uroz will enlighten you on Memphis culture and how to adjust to your new surroundings.


3:35–4:15 p.m.

IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE                            

Dean Karen Conway-Barnett will discuss immigration regulations and requirements.


4:15–4:25 p.m.

HEALTH SERVICES

Ms. Heather Harrington will discuss health forms and required immunizations.


4:25–4:55 p.m.

ACADEMIC INTEGRITY

Dr. Divya Choudhary will discuss the difference in collectivism vs individualism in academic work — topics include plagiarism, group assignments, and academic integrity.


4:55–5:00 p.m.

TAX INFORMATION OVERVIEW

Mr. John Wigley will provide a brief overview of the U.S. tax filing process and tax implications if you receive scholarships from the CBU.

Please email Dr. Mary McConner, Director of Multicultural Student Services, for more information.