Culture Culture Shock Getting Used to American Culture

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Culture & Culture Shock

Culture & Culture Shock

Getting Used to American Culture § § § § § Education System Weather Time

Getting Used to American Culture § § § § § Education System Weather Time Dress Greetings Informality Individuality Personal Space Medical Care/Insurance Dating § § § § § Smoking Pets Telephone Helping Alcohol Getting around Shopping Tipping Food Homework & tests

How can I get help or learn more? § Talk to someone – Advisor,

How can I get help or learn more? § Talk to someone – Advisor, faculty, roommate, counseling center…… § § § Call home Get up/out – join something Read email newsletters Read website Eat well and exercise What else? ?

Getting Started § International Student Services Check-In – Get Orientation Schedule – Complete Check-in

Getting Started § International Student Services Check-In – Get Orientation Schedule – Complete Check-in Form – Copy documents § Undergraduate Placement Tests – Math and English Proficiency § Course Registration – meet Academic Advisor and follow their advice § Immunizations

Where to get information and help…… § Health Services § Counseling Center § Student

Where to get information and help…… § Health Services § Counseling Center § Student Health Insurance – Human Resources § Campus Police § Brookens Library § Card Services § Residence Life Food Services USFSCO CTL ESL Career Development Center § Diversity Center § Host Families § ……… § § §

Programming § International Student Services programs § International House (in Bluebell Court) – For

Programming § International Student Services programs § International House (in Bluebell Court) – For juniors, seniors and graduate students § § Diversity Center (uis. edu/diversitycenter) Student Life (uis. edu/studentlife) Recreational Sports (uis. edu/recsports) Your Resident Assistant, Housing, Department, Library…

Communication Campus Announcements International Student Newsletters Email iss@uis. edu Website: uis. edu/internationalstudentservices § 217

Communication Campus Announcements International Student Newsletters Email [email protected] edu Website: uis. edu/internationalstudentservices § 217 -206 -6678 § 8: 30 am to 5: 00 Monday through Friday § §

What should you do if you have a question?

What should you do if you have a question?

What should you do if you have a question? ASK!

What should you do if you have a question? ASK!