Center for International Studies

Summer Orientation 2014

All students enrolling in summer 2014 need to be on campus for orientation.

Free Pick up: The Center for International will provide free pick up from the Macomb train station or the Moline airport (airport code: MLI) on Tuesday, May 13th and Wednesday, May 14th.

 

WESL Placement Test: The WESL placement test will be on Thursday, May 15th.  It is very important that students arrive prior to this date.

WESL classes begin on Monday, May 19th.  Once you are placed into the appropriate level, you will receive your class schedule.

 

Tuesday, May 13th - Free pick up

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Wednesday, May 14th

8:00 am: BREAKFAST TRIP (Self-pay)

Pick up at Olson Hall side entrance - A driver will take any interested students to breakfast.

 

9:00 - 11:30 am: CHECK-IN

Go to 3rd Floor Memorial Hall - Please bring your passport, immigration I-20 form, academic documents, as well as completed medical forms.

 

11:30 am: LUNCH (self-pay)

Pick up at Memorial Hall front entrance - We will go to Aurelios Pizza for lunch.

 

1:00 - 3:30 pm: CHECK-IN CONTINUES

Go to 3rd Floor Memorial Hall - If you have not completed check in, please bring your passport, immigration I-20 form, academic documents and completed medical forms.

 

3:30 pm: BANK/SHOPPING TRIP

For anyone who wants to shop and open a bank account. - Bring your WIU ID card, $50 in cash, passport and housing assignment if you have one.

 

6:00 pm: DINNER TRIP (self-pay)

Pick up at Olson Hall side entrance - We will go to dinner at the Guadalajara Mexican Restaurant.

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Thursday, May 15th

8:00 am: BREAKFAST TRIP (Self-pay)

Pick up at Olson Hall side entrance - A driver will take any interested students to breakfast.

 

9:00 - 11:30 am: CHECK-IN

Go to 3rd Floor Memorial Hall - Please bring your passport, immigration I-20 form, academic documents, as well as completed medical forms.

 

9:00 – 12:00 pm: WESL PLACEMENT TEST - Go to Stipes 122

For anyone who has not passed the TOEFL test, you will be required to take the WESL Placement Test. Please bring your passport and pencils. Please Note: Placement Test fee is $100 (cash only).

 

12:00 pm: LUNCH TRIP (Self-pay)

Pick up at Memorial Hall front entrance - We will take students to the Hibatchi Grill Buffet.

 

1:00 – 4:00 pm: WESL PLACEMENT TEST

Go to Stipes 331 - For anyone who has not passed the TOEFL test, you will be required to take the WESL Placement Test. Please bring your passport and pencils.

 

6:00 pm: DINNER TRIP (self-pay)

Pick up at Olson Hall side entrance - We will go to dinner at Buffalo Wild Wings restaurant.

 

7:30 pm: DRIVING TOUR OF CAMPUS/MACOMB - Immediately after dinner, we will take a driving tour of Macomb and the WIU campus.

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Friday, May 16th

 

8:30 - 9:00 am: BREAKFAST (free)

 

Go to Memorial Hall 341 - Join us for a free breakfast.

 

 

9:00 pm: INFORMATION SESSIONS

 

Go to Memorial Hall 341 - Learn about transportation, housing, American culture, etc.

 

 

10:00 - 11:30 pm: CHECK-IN CONTINUES

 

Go to 3rd Floor Memorial Hall -Please bring your passport, immigration I-20 form, academic documents, as well as completed medical forms.

 

 

11:30 am: LUNCH (self-pay)

 

Pick up at Memorial Hall front entrance - We will go to the Hibatchi Grill Buffet.

 

 

1:00 pm: WESL ORIENTATION

 

Go to Memorial Hall 341 to learn more about the WESL program.

 

 

2:30 - 3:30 pm: CHECK-IN CONTINUES

 

Go to 3rd floor Memorial Hall - If you have not completed check in, please bring your passport,

 

immigration I-20 form, academic documents and completed medical forms.

 

 

3:30pm: BANK/SHOPPING TRIP

 

For anyone who wants to shop and open a bank account. -Bring your WIU ID card, $50 in cash, passport and housing assignment if you have one.

 

 

6:00 pm: DINNER TRIP (self-pay)

 

Pick up at Olson Hall side entrance - We will go to a local restaurant.