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Stage. Screen. laptop. Registration Table. UMAS. CSCOPE. New Students’ Welcome Program 2005 Tea Session. Program. Address by President of UMSSA Address by Mr. Dennis Teo, President of UMAS NSWP 2005 Video Umich Survival Guide Q & A Session Upcoming Highlights

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  1. Stage Screen laptop Registration Table UMAS CSCOPE

  2. New Students’ Welcome Program 2005 Tea Session

  3. Program • Address by President of UMSSA • Address by Mr. Dennis Teo, President of UMAS • NSWP 2005 Video • Umich Survival Guide • Q & A Session • Upcoming Highlights • Meet the Facilitators Session • Tea and Academic Advising

  4. Survival Checklist The First Few Days

  5. From Airport to Ann Arbor—I94 all the way!

  6. Getting to Ann Arbor • Clearing Customs and Immigration • What is your purpose of visit? • Where are you staying? • How long are you going to be in the States? • Transportation to Ann Arbor • http://www.umich.edu/~mctp/visitor/travel.html • Cost of cab to Ann Arbor ~ 50 USD

  7. Moving into Ann Arbor • For those staying in school dormitory • You should be able to move in the day before International Orientation starts. • Reach your dormitory early • Go straight to the front desk • Have your check-in package and passport ready • Check and fill out your room inventory sheet • Further instructions will be given on the spot

  8. Making your M-card • M-card = Michigan card = Multi-purpose card • ID card. Library card. Building Access card. Meal Plans & Entrée-Plus card. Debit/ATM card

  9. 2 places you can go to and have your M-card made • Central Campus and North Campus • Bring your passport • Photo on M-card is taken on the spot • You will get your card on the spot.

  10. Meal Plans and Entrée Plus • Which meal plan to choose? • 6 plans to choose from • Meal plan change can be made online • Latest date: 30th September • What is Entrée Plus? • Debit card service that was designed to supplement your Entrée meal plan • Can be used for vending machines, washing machines, etc

  11. Photocopying your documents • Some of your immigration documents are sealed and not to be opened till you reach the customs • Photocopies of these documents are needed for various purposes • Photocopy services are available at: • Your dormitory • Libraries • Other locations, eg. Michigan Union

  12. Attend Orientation! • Even if you are JET-LAGGED • Important registration and paperwork to be done • Mandatory Check-in (required by Immigration Laws) • Health Insurance (Mandatory for International Students) • Talks and ground orientation will be conducted

  13. Setting up bank account • There are quite a number of banks to choose from • TCF • Comerica • Credit Union • Others • Decide when you get there. • Different banks offer slightly different plans which are subjected to changes. • Find out for yourself when you reach there. • Bring 3 forms of ID and have your permanent address (Singapore) and current address (US) on hand

  14. Our Home Away From Home (Ann Arbor)

  15. In Ann Arbor • Transportation in campus • Michigan Blue Bus • Bursley Baits • Northwood • North Campus • South Commuter • Transportation out of campus • AATA buses • Meijers, Briarwood Mall, Target • http://www.theride.org/routes.asp

  16. Emergency Contact • Name: Allan Lim • Address: 1333 Wilmot St, The Lodge, Apt C1 Ann Arbor, Mi 48104 • Phone: 734-239-1830 • Email: wenchung@umich.edu

  17. THE END

  18. Groupings Group 3 Chiu Hsia Siew Christine Chun Ling Kong Jessica Yin Ching Chow Aaron Wen Jun Lee Edwin Siew Jin Leow Yuen King Ho Shyh Chang Ng Chay Beng Tan Group 2 Nai Yi Lee Valerie Jing Shen Ng Tianhan Wang Zhi Wei Tan Alvin Ying Hao Du Weiyuan Liu Wilson Group 1 Serene Heng Arif Anwar Jiangshan Tham Aaron Quan Yao Chong John Jia Ning Quek Stephanie Zhe Han Su-ee Lim Efrem

  19. Groupings Group 6 Yuhui Sim Adhi Paisoseputra Martha Pranata Birgitta Dharmawan Shan Wei Yeo Jeff John Foo Group 4 Lih Ling Soh Selene Jun Hui Loh Jun Rong Ong Guoqiang Wang Roy Martin Wibawa Qingli Teo Esther Max Arifin Ted Kwan Chen Group 5 Sriram Balasubramanian Chuan Weng Chan Jeremy Chin Wei Gan Jian Wei Por Maureen Lohanata Feng Yi Chew Wei Siong Neo

  20. Groupings Group 7 Chia-Yu Lin Kaushik Seshan Chong Weng Chan Jerald Sei Jin Park Chun Yi Yeo Kah Yoke Chan Nikki Yu Chih Huang Group 8 Myra Pranata Wei Siong Kong Thomas Christopher Ho Vincentius Robby Meng Ngee Tan Wilson Lennard Gan

  21. Upcoming Highlights • Experience 2005 • Sunday, 24th July 2005 • Suntec Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Level 3 Concourse and Meeting Room 202 • 10am – 5:30pm

  22. Upcoming Highlights • Wolverine Mixer • 30th July, 2005 • Aloha Changi, Halton Bungalow C • 4pm at Tampines MRT

  23. Upcoming Highlights • Supper Hunt • 13th August, 2005 • Night-cycling/supper feasting • More information will be posted on http://www.umssa.org

  24. Upcoming Highlights • New Students’ Welcome Program 2005 – becoming an Ann Arborite!

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