La Salle New International Student Guide

International Student Orientation

Written By: cook

Monday, 19 August 2013 through Wednesday, 21 August 2013

Orientation schedule includes parents & guardian options.  All F-1 students are required to attend orientation.

Registration Form

Registration

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General Info

General Info

IMPORTANT:  ALL STUDENTS MUST BRING THE FOLLOWING ITEMS TO ORIENTATION!

  • Passport
  • I-94 card
  • Visa stamp or immigration paperwork
  • I-20
  • Health history form and current immunization record
  • Health insurance paperwork (if purchasing on your own)

Questions

Kate Cook | International Education Coordinator | 215-951-1948 | cook@lasalle.edu

Wendy Eisenberg | Administrative Assistant | 215-951-1948 | eisenberg@lasalle.edu

Getting Around Campus

Interactive Campus Map

Travel Arrangements

Traveling to La Salle University

HOW DO I GET TO LA SALLE FROM THE AIRPORT?

Transportation will be provided to campus under these conditions:

  • Student will be living on-campus
  • Pick-up is from PHL airport
  • Drop-off will be to campus
  • Arrangements are made by 12 August
  • If you meet these conditions and need transportation to campus, please indicate using the Registration Form.

I AM NOT RESIDING ON-CAMPUS, HOW DO I GET TO LA SALLE?

Philadelphia has plenty of taxis making trips to and from the airport daily.  For the most recent information, visit http://studentaffairs.lasalle.edu/international/arriving-to-campus/

GETTING AROUND ON CAMPUS

Please refer to the online Interactive Campus Map.

HOTELS IN PHILADELPHIA

Holiday Inn Express, located in Center City, offers a discounted rate for La Salle University visitors. The current rate is $124 USD per night. To make reservations and to secure the rate, contact the hotel directly via email (reservations@himidtown.com) or telephone (215.735.9300). Reservations made online will not secure the La Salle University discount. The hotel is conveniently located two blocks from the Broad Street subway line, Walnut/Locust stop. The Broad Street Line will take you to La Salle’s campus.

Schedules

There are two versions of the schedule: One is for undergraduate, International Pathways, and graduate students.  One is for English Language Institute (ELI) students.  Please refer to the correct schedule.

Undergraduate, Graduate, & International Pathways

Undergraduate, Graduate, & International Pathways Schedule

Monday, 19 August

STUDENTS & FAMILIES (OPTIONAL)

4:00 PM Shopping trip to Target

Tuesday, 20 August

STUDENTS (MANDATORY)

FAMILIES (OPTIONAL)

Location:  Ballroom, Student Union Building

11:00 AM Welcome and Lunch
12:00 PM Health Services (Union 310 & 312) UG, Grad residential, Pathways
1:00 PM Safety & Security (Music Room) UG, Grad residential, Pathways
1:30 PM Group Campus tour & ID cards
groups assigned at orientation
6:00 PM Campus dinner (Treetops Café) optional

Wednesday, 21 August

STUDENTS (MANDATORY)

Location:  Ballroom, Student Union Building

9:30 AM Breakfast
10:30AM Academic Researching
(Graduate students report to Holroyd 190)
11:30AM Break
11:45AM Academic Researching
12:15PM Academic Affairs
12:45 PM Lunch
2:00 PM La Salle computer systems (Wister Computer Lab)
3:00 PM Immigration Advising
4:00 PM Introduction to Philadelphia

Wednesday, 21 August

FAMLIES (OPTIONAL)

Location:  Dunleavy Room, Student Union Building

9:30 AM Breakfast
10:30 AM Student and Accounts Receivable
11:00 AM Break
11:15 AM Introduction to Philadelphia
12:00 PM Academic Affairs
12:45 PM Lunch (Ballroom)

English Language Institute (ELI)

English Language Institute (ELI) Schedule

Monday, 19 August

STUDENTS & FAMILIES (OPTIONAL)

4:00 PM Shopping trip to Target

Tuesday, 20 August

STUDENTS (MANDATORY)

FAMILIES (OPTIONAL)

Location:  Ballroom, Student Union Building

11:00 AM Welcome and Lunch
12:00 PM Safety & Security ELI only and Graduate commuter
12:30 PM Health Services (Union 310 & 312) ELI only and Graduate commuter
1:30 PM Group Campus tour & ID cards
groups assigned at orientation
6:00 PM Campus Dinner (Treetops Café) optional

Wednesday, 21 August

STUDENTS (MANDATORY)

Location:  Ballroom, Student Union Building

9:30 AM Breakfast
10:30AM ELI Placement testing (St. Mutien)
12:45 PM Lunch
2:00 PM La Salle computer systems (Wister Computer Lab)
3:00 PM Immigration Advising
4:00 PM Introduction to Philadelphia

Wednesday, 21 August

FAMLIES (OPTIONAL)

Location:  Dunleavy Room, Student Union Building

9:30 AM Breakfast
10:30 AM Student and Accounts Receivable
11:00 AM Break
11:15 AM Introduction to Philadelphia
12:00 PM Academic Affairs
12:45 PM Lunch
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