INTERNATIONAL & OFF-CAMPUS STUDIES
|9/1-9/4||Week One Information Sessions for new students & parents|
|Thursday, 9/6||"Welcome Back" Dinner: Semester II and Year-Long Off-Campus Programs. Program Advisers/Directors for Semester II and Year-long programs are invited. Sun Ballroom in Buntrock Commons - 5:00pm.|
|Tuesday, 9/11||Environmental Science in Australia Returned student meeting
7:00-8:30 p.m. BCI42
|Wednesday, 9/12||2013 Off-Campus Interim Recruitment Caf Tables
11:30 - 1:00 and 4:30 - 6:30pm
|Sept/Oct||Re-entry Meetings--Semester II and Year-long Int'l Programs with Program Advisers/Directors and
Coordinator of Advising. Specific dates and times TBA
|*TBA||Passport Applications Taken on Campus by Rice County Recorder's Office.
9:00 a.m.-noon & 1:00 p.m.-3 :30 p.m.
|Saturday, 9/29||Orientation Retreat for Semester II International Programs.
8:30-3:00 p.m. Various campus locations. All Semester II Int'l Program Advisors attend.
Opening session in RNS 190.
|Monday, 10/1||Final deadline for Interim Applications.|
|Tuesday, 10/2||Faculty Program Adviser/Program Director Meeting
3:45 to 5:00 Black Ballroom
|Wednesday, 10/3||"Go-No Go" Decisions on Off-Campus Interim courses|
|Tuesday, 10/9||International & Domestic Off-Campus Study Open House for semester & year-long programs.
4:30-6:30 p.m., Buntrock Commons Black & Gold Ballroom A/B/C.
All Program Advisers/Directors and 2013-14 Field Supervisors present
|Thursday, 10/11||2013 Interim Instructors Meeting #2 3:45-5:00 p.m., Black Ballroom|
|Wed, 10/17||First year "Off-Campus Study Question/Answer session" 4:00-5:00 Viking Theater|
|Thursday, 10/18||Sophomore/Junior "Off-campus Study Question/Answer session" 4:00-5:00 Viking Theater|
|Monday, 10/14||Deadline for Petitions for late applications to semester II programs.|
|10/23-10/25||Interest Meetings for Selected Abroad Programs - field supervised program sessions will be conducted by the returning Field Supervisors, others by Program Advisers.|
|Tuesday, 10/23 - Environmental Science in Australia
4:30-5:30 p.m., Buntrock Commons 142
|Wed., 10/24 - Global Semester
4:30-5:30 p.m., Viking Theater
|Wed., 10/24 - England, Ireland, Scotland, New Zealand, Australia Programs
7:00-8:30 p.m., Viking Theater
|Thursday, 10/25 - Term in the Middle East
4:30-5:30 p.m., Buntrock Commons 142
|Thursday, 11/1||Student Declaration of Intent Due for 2013-14 Off-Campus Semester and Year-Long Programs|
|Wed., 11/7||2013 Off-Campus Interim Orientation Meeting for students on International and Domestic programs. Instructors attend; International in Chapel 7:00-8:30 p.m. Domestic in Viking Theater 7:00-8:00.
Interim Instructors schedule program specific orientations after group meeting.
|Friday, 11/9||2014 Interim Course Proposals Due with tentative budget from faculty intending to propose a new interim (both domestic & Int'l) course - Submit to Registrar's Office.|
|Friday, 11/9||Faculty Letters of Intent to offer previously approved interim courses in January of 2013 due to lOS Director|
|Wed., 12/5||2013 Interim Instructors Meeting #3 3:30-5:00 p.m., BCI44|
|Dec-Feb||Student Applications Accepted for 2013-2014 Int'l & Off-Campus Programs
Submit to lOS Office (deadline March 1,2013)
|Thursday, 2/7||"Welcome Back" dinner for International & Domestic Off-Campus Semester I and Semester I/Interim students. Program Advisers/Directors and Field Supervisors invited. 5:00 p.m. Gold & Sun Ballrooms|
|Friday, 2/8||Welcome Back Get-Together 2013 Interim Students
3:30-4:30 Black & Gold Ballroom A/B/C
|Thursday, 2/14||2013 Interim Instructor's Re-entry Meeting 3:45-5:00 BC 144|
|Feb/Mar||Re-entry Meetings for Students Abroad Semester I|
|Conducted by Coordinator of Advising & Student Activities with Program Advisers/Directors, and Field
Supervisors participating. Locations & times TBA--except--
|Tuesday, 2/12 Term in the Middle East returned student meeting
5:30-7:00 p.m. Buntrock Commons 142
|Tuesday, 2/12 Term ,in Asia returned student meeting
7:30-9:00 p.m. Buntrock Commons 142
|Wed., 2/13 Global Semester
7:00-8:30 p.m., Buntrock Commons 144
|Wed., 2/13||2013-2014 Field Supervisors/Assistants Orientation Meetings
3:45-5:00 p.m., Buntrock Commons 144
|Thursday, 2/14||Interim instructors financial report due to Director, International & Off-Campus Studies. Narrative reports
due for those courses first offered in January, 2013 and being proposed again for January, 2014.
|Friday, 3/1||Off-Campus Study Application Deadline - Semester I, II, and Year-long Programs for 2013-2014|
|Friday, 3/1||Interim Instructor's 2013 narrative report due to Director, International & Off-Campus Studies.|
|Tuesday, 3/5||Faculty Recommendations Due for off-campus study applicants|
|3/7 - 3/17||Interviews of Semester & Year-long Off-Campus Study Applicants - Selection procedures vary with program. Program Advisers/Directors, Field Supervisors, and selected returned students.|
|Monday, 3/11||30th Annual Gimse Photo Contest - Entries due|
|Monday, 3/18||14th Annual Literary Contest - Entries due|
|Monday, 3/18||List of Accepted Semester & Year-long Students Due in lOS Office - submitted by Program
Advisers/Directors, Field Supervisors, or Selection Committee Chairs
|Friday, 3/22||Semester & Year-long Off-Campus Study Applicants Notified of Acceptance/Rejection|
|Tuesday, 4/2||Student Commitments and $400 deposit from Semester & Year-long Students Due - Orientation Handbooks with checklists distributed|
|Wed., 4/3||2014 Interim Instructor's Meeting #1 3:30-5:00 p.m., Black Ballroom|
|Tuesday, 4/9||International & Domestic Off-Campus 2014 Interim Open House
4:30-6:30 p.m., Black & Gold Ballroom A/B/C
|TBA||Passport Applications Taken on campus by Rice County Recorder's Office.
9:00 - 12:00 Room TBA
|Tuesday, 4/23||Spring Orientation Retreat Planning Meeting
3:45 - 5:00 p.m., Buntrock Commons 142
Planning session for Global Semester and Term in the Middle East
|4/26-4/27||Spring Orientation Retreat: Semester I and Year-long International Programs. All Program Advisers/Directors and Field Supervisors in attendance. Global, Term in Asia and Term in the Middle East, Biology in South India and Environmental Science in Australia beginning on Friday, April 26 at 6:00-10:30 p.m. Remaining programs Saturday, April 27, 8:30-3:00 p.m. in Viking Theater|
|Monday, 4/29||Off-Campus Interim 2014 Spring Application Deadline|
|April/May||Follow-up On-campus Orientation Meetings for Semester I and Year-long International Programs arranged
by Field Supervisors and Program Advisers.
|Thursday, 5/2||Domestic Orientation Evening (Semester I & II) RNS300 6:45-8:00 p.m.|
|Thursday, 5/16||Interim 2014 applicants notified of acceptance/rejection.|
WORLD ISSUES DIALOGUE
World Issues Dialogue will take place in Trollhaugen on the following dates:
September 13, 20, 27
October 4, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15
February 14, 21, 28
April 4, 11, 18, 25
World Issues Dialogue meets at 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Participants bring trays from the cafeteria. This is a student led discussion on topics chosen by students. Faculty are invited to attend. Please let Helen Stellmaker know if you would like to be notified weekly of the topic. For further information call x3871.