2009 Parents Orientation Presentation

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University of Louisville 200Parents Orientation Presentation

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PARENT ORIENTATION 2009 Campus Services

Campus Services : 

Campus Services Campus Bookstore Career Development Center Disability Resource Center University Parking Postal Services Student Advocate Bursar Cardinal Card Office Dining Services Information Technology Parent Association 2

Campus Bookstore : 

Campus Bookstore Located on the lower level of the Student Activities Center (SAC) www.louisville.bkstore.com 3

Campus Bookstore : 

Campus Bookstore One-Stop Shop operated by Barnes & Noble College Booksellers All the textbooks on students’ syllabi Testing materials General merchandise U of L Apparel School supplies Snacks, cards & gifts 4

Campus Bookstore : 

Campus Bookstore Three easy ways to buy textbooks online www.whywaitforbooks.com during class registration day two of Orientation at the campus bookstore Two delivery options pick up at campus bookstore ship to home or residence hall room 5

Campus Bookstore : 

Campus Bookstore Payment Options MasterCard Visa American Express Discover Barnes & Noble Gift Card Barnes & Noble Parent/Student Card Higher One Card Cardinal Card 6

Career Development Center : 

Career Development Center Located in the Houchens building, lower level room 04 www.louisville.edu/career Assists students and alumni in developing career, education and employment plans 7

Career Development Center : 

Career Development Center Employers like to see the TOTAL package Academically prepared Numerous skills Communication skills Computer aptitude Leadership ability Teamwork Interpersonal abilities Initiative Flexibility 8

Career Development Center : 

9 Campus Resources to Support Student Learning Co-ops, internships Student groups, clubs, activities Study abroad programs Student employment programs – on and off campus Community service opportunities Library research services Residence life programs Career Development Center

Career Development Center : 

Career Development Center Encourage your student to: Take time selecting a major/career Visit the Career Development Center Use Academic Advising resources Talk to faculty, advisors, student affairs staff, other students about career interests Participate in internships, co-ops, and volunteer experiences Get involved in campus activities, even in small ways Talk with off-campus persons in fields or careers of interest 10

Career Development Center : 

Career Development Center Most importantly... Ask questions of your student in order to facilitate communication Self-exploration and career development is very different and individual for every college student 11

Disability Resource Center : 

Disability Resource Center Located in Robbins Hall, room 120 www.louisville.edu/disability The DRC coordinates services to ensure that individuals with disabilities have equal access to the University's educational, social, and cultural opportunities. 12

Disability Resource Center : 

Disability Resource Center Accommodations and Support Services for students with disabilities visual impairments deaf or hard of hearing physical disabilities psychological disorders learning disabilities ADHD chronic health impairments other 13

Disability Resource Center : 

Disability Resource Center How to request assistance Student responsibility to initiate contact Visit DRC website or call When to request assistance The sooner the better! Some accommodations require a significant amount of time to implement Waiting until classes begin results in a bumpy start 14

Disability Resource Center : 

Disability Resource Center Role of the parent of a college student with a disability Different than high school Student is in charge of the process Encourage self-advocacy skills Contact the DRC to learn effective strategies to aid the transition from high school to college 15

University Parking Office : 

University Parking Office Located on the lower level of the Floyd Street Garage www.louisville.edu/parking 16

University Parking Office : 

University Parking Office Permits Purchase online from parking website in July YELLOW: residential housing agreement, vehicle registration PURPLE: commuter parking at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium Shuttle Departs from Papa John’s approx. every 5 to 7 minutes Stops around campus perimeter 17

University Parking Office : 

University Parking Office Escort Service Available from dusk until dawn 852-6111 Motor Assistance Program (MAP) Jump starts Lock outs Flat tires 24 hours a day, 7 days a week 852-PARK (7275) 18

Postal Services : 

Postal Services Located in the Houchens building, main level by Floyd Street garage www.louisville.edu/postal 19

Postal Services : 

Postal Services Mailboxes Residential students Not required for Kurz, Bettie Johnson, Minardi, Community Park Halls Sign up anytime after Welcome Weekend Picture ID, $5, housing agreement Counter service Stamps Weigh packages Cash only 20

Student Advocate : 

Student Advocate Prafula P. Sheth, Ed.D. Student Advocate Office of the University Provost 131 Strickler Hall, East www.louisville.edu/studentadvocate Serves as an advocate for a wide range of student concerns at U of L 21

Student Advocate : 

Student Advocate University can seem complicated Dr. Sheth has served the university for many years Extensive knowledge of university systems, policies, and procedures Broad understanding of student challenges and concerns Help address these issues 22

Student Advocate : 

Student Advocate Services to students systems and policies questions and confidential advice information about free support services information to help navigate through UofL refer student concerns to the appropriate office follow up 23

Bursar : 

Bursar Located in the Houchens building, room 101 www.louisville.edu/vpf/bursar The Bursars’ Office is responsible for handling billing of student financial accounts. 24

Bursar : 

Bursar Fall statements mailed early July Fall 2009 tuition due 7/20/09 (Spring 2010 Tuition due 12/07/09) Includes: tuition, room and meal plan, class fees, campus health fee (mandatory unless waived), anticipated financial aid Online Account Summary Access through “student information” link on Bursar’s website Use student ID and pin number Check frequently to see updated information 25

Bursar : 

Bursar Payment Cash Check Credit Card Wire Transfer Continuing Registration Payment Plan 26

Bursar : 

Bursar U of L OneCard (Higher One Card) Online banking service; NOT a credit card Any refund due to the student is credited to card after financial aid is posted and charges are paid ONLY way to receive refund Student receives in mail after registering for fall classes Student activates account online Funds used like debit card for books, ATM, etc. Parents’ informational video www.louisville.edu/vpf/bursar/higherone 27

Cardinal Card Office : 

Cardinal Card Office Located in Houchens Building, Rm. LL08K www.louisville.edu/campuscard 28 Cardinal Card

Cardinal Card Office : 

Cardinal Card Office Cardinal Card Identification Card Library Card Meal Plan Card Security Access Card Cardinal Cash Purchases Lost, stolen, or misplaced Cards “Holds” available to prevent fraud 29

Cardinal Card Office : 

Cardinal Card Office Cardinal Card Cardinal Cash Snack and soda machines Copiers, printers, residential laundry facilities University Bookstores, Dining Services, Health Services Art Library, Music Library, CopyIT Centers Adding Cardinal Cash $500 limit At value port readers (cash only), online, office, phone 30

Dining Services : 

Dining Services

Dining Services : 

Dining Services How it works… -Required Meal Plans -Cardinal Card -Tracking Meal Plan Dollars

Dining Services : 

Dining Services A Taste of What’s Coming: Opening Fall 2009 Semester Einstein Bagels And Damon’s Grill

Dining Services : 

Dining Services A Taste of What’s Coming: Coming Spring 2010

Dining Services : 

Dining Services www.uofldiningservices.com Phone: 502-852-6715

Information Technologywww.louisville.edu/it : 

Information Technologywww.louisville.edu/it Computing Centers Miller Information Technology Center, room 002 Ekstrom Library Health Sciences Campus, K-Wing 36

Information Technology : 

Information Technology 24-hour help desk Student computing centers 37

Information Technology : 

Information Technology Wireless connectivity Resident services 38

Information Technology : 

Information Technology Located in the Miller Information Technology Center (MITC) 39

iTech Connect : 

iTech Connect

University Alert System : 

University Alert System

Parent Associationwww.louisville.edu/student/parents : 

Parent Associationwww.louisville.edu/student/parents Mission Offers programs and services, regular communication, and outreach to parents and families to assist students in continuing their academic success throughout their college experience 42 Desired Outcome Partner with parents and families to assist them in understanding the college student experience, support student learning, and to empower students to take responsibility for their academic and social decisions

Parent Association : 

Parent Association Recognize the critical role of parents Know when to step in and help and when to empower your student Acknowledge significance of parents’ voices through assessment 43

Parent Association : 

Parent Association Regular communication Parents Helpline Monthly communiqué Comprehensive website Online resource list Parents e-mail account answered daily 44

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45 Thank You

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