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International Student Orientation

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 2018
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

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9:00-9:30 a.m.
CHECK- IN AND BREAKFAST  

Location: Montesi Executive Center (Buckman Hall 211)


9:30–10:00 a.m.    
WELCOME TO CBU!           

Receive a warm welcome to CBU from:

  • Dr. John Smarrelli, President
  • Dr. Paul Haught, Vice-President for Academics and Student Life
  • Dr. Timothy Doyle, Associate Vice-President for Student Life
  • Dr. Mary McConner, Director of Multicultural Student Services

10:00-10:10 a.m.
INTRODUCTION OF CARLS

CARLS (CBU Advising Registration Leadership) will introduce themselves and give you a brief glimpse of who they are.


10:10-10:30 a.m.
INTRODUCTION OF INTERNATIONAL PEER LEADERS

International Peer Leaders are here to help you adjust to your 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.


10:30–11:00 a.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.


11:00–11:35 a.m.
IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS AND COMPLIANCE                            

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


11:35–11:45 a.m.
HEALTH SERVICES

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


11:45–12:25 p.m.
ACADEMIC INTEGRITY

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


12:25–1:00 p.m.
LUNCH

*Undergraduate students are dismissed for the day to obtain CBU ID cards/pay fees. Location: Campus Safety Office


1:00–1:30 p.m.
CAREER SERVICES

Learn the five steps to a successful career through Career Services. Location: Montesi Executive Center


1:30–1:45 p.m.
BUSINESS OFFICE 

Learn about your financial responsibilities as a CBU Student, including accounts, deadlines, etc. Location: Montesi Executive Center


1:45–2:30 p.m.           
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY 

Our IT department will show you how to set up your CBU email address and navigate our Student Information System. Location: Buckman Hall 208 & 217


2:30–3:00 p.m.
REGISTRAR

Learn about DegreeWorks and how to access the Academic Catalog and Academic Calendar. Location: Buckman Hall 208 & 217


3:00–4:00 p.m.
TITLE IX

Dr. Timothy Doyle will discuss personal relationships, campus rules, and federal regulations. Location: Montesi Executive Center


4:05–5:00 p.m.
CAMPUS SAFETY

Graduate Students are dismissed to get ID cards. Location: Campus Safety Office


 

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