Office of International Student & Scholar Services

International Student Welcome Week

 

The International Student Welcome Week is a one week program that aims to provide new international student an opportunity to get familiar with the UT campus and university resources. The programs combines helpful workshops, presentations and activities on academic support, housing, residence life, campus jobs, campus tour, insurance and classroom expectations for international students.  Students will have a chance to meet with university faculty and staff, connect with American students, make lots of new friends and be prepared for the orientation!

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Post related photo/video through the week and include #utcispiww

Email rafael.derosafay@utoledo.edu if you have any questions.

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2022 SPRING International Welcome Week Schedule

(All date and time are U.S. Eastern Time)

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Monday, 1/3

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CISP Q&A

Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

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This one-hour session provides you an opportunity to speak directly with our staff members to solve any questions you might have. We will also give a quick overview of the International Welcome Week programs. 

Success Coach Meet And Greet

Time: 10:00 - 11:00 am

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In this session, you will get a chance to meet with your success coach Doreann Vogel and learn how she can help you with your studies, and assist you with all aspects of your life here in U.S. 

Student Health Insurance

Time: 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

In this session, you will learn about the student health insurance offerings at UToledo and understand better about the coverage of each plan. Health insurance is mandatory for all students who are studying in U.S. at UToledo.

Legal Services

Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

In this session, Legal services will introduce how they are able to help you with issues related to rental leases, employment or unemployment, any traffic or licensing issues that you might have as well as any contract disputes or debt collection matters.

Career Services

Time: 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

In this session, Career services will introduce how they are able to help you with  employment related questions. If you are looking for a job on campus, come to this session!

Counseling Center

Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In this session, you will learn about how the Counseling Center can help you managing mental health concerns. The Counseling Center offers personal counseling, psychotherapy, psychological outreach and consultation services, all free of charge to enrolled students! 

How To Pay Your UToledo Bills

Time: 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In these sessions, we will answer any questions that you have in regard to your bills or how to pay your bills using different methods. If you have related questions, this is the session that you should attend!  (Both session offers the same content, you only need to attend one.)

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tuesDAY, 1/4

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How To Use Blackboard 

Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Check out this session and learn about how to use the blackboard system. It is a must learn platform that all professors use for the teaching courses.

Household Items Giveaway + Hospitality Program

Time:  10:00 am – 11:00 am

Need furniture or other household items? Come to this session and learn how you can get them for FREE!

Title IX Info Session

Time:  11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Title IX office ensures that any reported sexual harassment, sexual violence, intimate partner violence, stalking, retaliation, or other sexually discriminatory behaviors are addressed equitably and promptly. Come and learn about how the process works and what you should do when you run into these situations.

Residence Life

Time:  1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Come and learn about living  on campus! Get your questions answer by staff members from the Office of Residence Life.

Rocket Solution Central

Time:  2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come and learn about what services are offered by the Rocket Solution Central Office.

Graduate Student Association (For Graduate Students Only)

Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Graduate Student Association (GSA) is an organization that strives to voice the concerns of graduate students, while also providing funding to subsidize travel to conferences and symposiums. The GSA represents the diverse graduate student community as a whole meeting with the Graduate Council, a body of Deans & UT Faculty, weekly. The GSA also organizes social events both on and off campus, to help graduate students develop social and professional contacts across all of the University’s colleges. Come learn about how the GSA can help you!

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WednesDAY, 1/5

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New International Student Orientation

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This is a mandatory session for all new international students. You have to attend this session to do immigration check in. (You don't need to attend if you already attended other orientation sessions offered by OISSS earlier.)

Meet And Greet With The Center For International Studies And Programs Team - Free Lunch

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Location: Snyder Memorial 1000

Come and Meet the Center for International Studies and Programs team in person and get to learn about the services we offer! Free lunch and giveaways!

Library tour

Time: 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial 1000

Library is one of the most important place on campus. Come and take a tour with the librarian to learn about the facility and the programs/resources available to you! 

UToledo Campus Tour

Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial 1000

Unfamiliar with the campus and the buildings? Come and join us for a tour. UToledo tour guides will educate you on everything you need to know about the beautiful campus!

 

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Thursday, 1/6

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CISP Q&A

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Link: https://utoledo.webex.com/utoledo/j.php?MTID=m2cb226cb8e2285089d9b892528c9f633

This one-hour session provides you an opportunity to speak directly with our staff members to solve any questions you might have. 

Meet and Greet with International Admissions - Free Lunch

Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial 1000

Come and meet the international admissions team, free lunch provided!

Tour Of The Toledo Art Museum - Sign Up Required Starting Monday In Snyder Memorial 1000

Time: 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial 1000

Come and join us for a tour of the Toledo Art Museum. One of the top 10 art museums in U.S. Lunch is on your own. Limited seats available and sign up is required. First come first serve.

Shopping Trip - Sign Up Required starting Wednesday (January 5th) in Snyder Memorial 1000

Time: 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial 1000

Come and join us for a shopping trip to Walmart and purchase your essentials.

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FriDAY, 1/7

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New International Student Orientation

Time: 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This is a mandatory session for all new international students. You have to attend this session to do immigration check in. (You don't need to attend if you already attended other orientation sessions offered by OISSS earlier.)

International Student Resource Fair

Time: 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Location: Student Union Auditorium (on the 3rd floor)

Come and join us for the international resource fair. Over 30 offices on campus will be at the fair to promote their services and programs. The University Mascot will be there to take photos! Free food, drinks and giveaways for all who attends!

UToledo Campus Tour

Time: 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm

Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial 1000

Unfamiliar with the campus and the buildings? Come and join us for a tour before the resource fair. UToledo tour guides will educate you on everything you need to know about the beautiful campus! 

 

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SaturDAY, 1/8

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Shopping Trip - Sign Up Required Starting Wednesday (January 5th) In Snyder Memorial 1000

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial 1000

Come and join us for a shopping trip to Walmart and purchase your essentials.

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Additional Recorded sessions

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Facebook Live Campus Tour 1 (Video)

During this tour, we will take you around campus and visit some offices that are important to you! This tour includes: Center for International Studies and Programs, Library, Writing Center, Tutoring Center, Food Court, Career Services, Office of Student Involvement and Leadership, Food Pantry and the International Student Association Office!

Facebook Live Campus Tour 2 (Video)

During this tour, we will take you around campus and visit some offices that are important to you! This tour includes: Rocket Hall, Office of Residence Life, UToledo Bookstore, Recreation Center, Football Stadium and the Basketball Arena!

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Last Updated: 1/4/22