Spring 2015 Orientation & Document Check
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Genetics & Plant Biology Building, Room 100
We hope you can join us for this day-long event. Get helpful information
and network with other new students like yourself!
8-9am | Document Check & Breakfast
Berkeley International Office will treat you to a continental breakfast while we complete the required visa document review. Please bring the following to the Document Check:
- Passport admission stamp or I-94
- Form I-20 (F-1) or DS-2019 (J-1)
- Arrival Form [doc](fill out in advance)
9am-5pm | Orientation Program
|9am||Welcome & Introductions|
We’ll introduce the BIO staff who are here to help you.
|9:15am||Campus Road Map|
We'll look ahead at what to expect in your academic and social life at Cal during this entertaining presentation.
Get to you know your fellow classmates through some fun activities led by current UC Berkeley students.
Academic Advisors will cover basic requirements for your program and answer your questions.
|11:15am||Student Success Resource Fair|
Staff from University Health Services, Student Learning Center, UC Police Department, and the Career Center will share their perspectives on the U.S. classroom, how to access their services, and academic culture and integrity in this mini-resource fair.
|1:30pm||Nobody Ever Told Me About That|
Common mistakes students make and how to keep your most critical business in order.
|2pm||Make the Most of your UC Berkeley experience!|
Learn about all that Berkeley has to offer and how to take advantage of it all from the experts - current students.
|3pm||Top Campus Resource Hunt|
Find resources and learn about Berkeley traditions! Team up with new friends to solve puzzles and complete your mission! Return to Dwinelle for refreshment and an exciting conclusion.
Celebrate the start of the semester and enjoy dinner around Berkeley with your new friends.