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New Warhawk Orientation

Ready For New Warhawk Orientation!!

At Orientation Live
  • Register for classes
  • Find out about tuition payment plans (you don’t pay at orientation!)
  • Learn about your academic support services
  • Register for on-campus housing
  • Learn how to get involved and build your campus life
  • Tour your new campus
  • Meet students who will assist you in beginning your college experience

Orientation Schedules

8:00-9:00 (Cafe)
  • Check-in the Cafe/Icebreaker (AUM BINGO) 221-223
  • Warhawk ID’s/Photo Booth with Curtiss
9:00-9:05 (Taylor Center 221-223, 230)
  • Introduction of Chancellor Stockton-221-223
  • Introduction WASC-230
9:05-9:40 (Taylor Center 221-223, 230)
  • Chancellors Welcome -Dr. Carl Stockton
  • WASC-Student Support
9:40-9:45
  • Transition to SWOT groups (Students)
9:45 -10:30 Taylor Center 221-223 & 230
  • Icebreakers/Quad tour/ College tour (Students)
  • Financial Aid/Scholarships/Student Accounts/Housing (Guests)
  • 10:30-10:35 Taylor Center 221-223 & 230
    • Transition back to whole group (Students)
    10:35-11:00 The Quad
    • Browse Session 
    11:00-11:35  Taylor Center 221-223 & 230
    • Campus Safety/Banner signing/ Warhawk Health Clinic (Guests and Students)
    11:35-12:35 Various Location – Taylor Center 230/Quad/Housing
    • Advising (Students)
    • Student Affairs/ Auxiliary Services/Diversity & Inclusion/Campus tours- Walking/Housing Tours/Student Leader Q&A panel (Guests)
    • Transition to Goodwyn Hall for Checkout
    • Get to know AUM

Day 1 – Wednesday, January 13th, 2021

9:00 – 9:25 Check-in Taylor Center 221-223

Welcome to AUM! We will make appointments for your Immigration Check-In and TB Skin Test, receive “Welcome to Campus” Information, and meet your international advisors from the Office of Global Initiatives. Breakfast bags are available for students. You will receive a folder of information including the New Student Check-in Form, Insurance Information, Maintaining your F-1 Status Form, and Immigration Check-In Form. Temperature Checks will be administered at the door. **Appointments start on Tuesday, January 19th for the Immigration Check-In.

9:25 – 9:35 Welcome to AUM Taylor Center 221-223

Dr. Mrinal Mugdh Varma will address the new international students/welcome them to AUM.

9:35 – 9:45 Welcome to AUM Taylor Center 221-223

Dr. Sameer Pande will address the new international students/welcome them to AUM. Taylor Center 221-223

9:45 – 10:05 Warhawk Health Services

Laurie Bellinger will speak on the services that the Health Center on campus provides as well as COVID-19 Testing.

10:05 – 10:15 Insurance Enrollment Taylor Center 221-223

Laurie Bellinger presents information on the United Healthcare Insurance Plan for international students. We will give tips on the enrollment process, how to login to your United account online, and the guidelines of the insurance.

10:15 – 10:50 Life in the USA Taylor Center 221-223

Jason Crutchfield presents on Montgomery, AL, customs of the United States, campus resources such as Student Health Services, Counseling and Health Promotions, Food Pantry, etc.

10:50 – 11:00 Break
11:00 – 11:25 Immigration Requirements Taylor Center 221-223

Ayush Taneja presents requirements for your Student Visa status while at AUM. Details include: F-1 status, working on or off campus, the number of classes you must take and more.

11:25 – 12:10 Academics in the U.S.A. Taylor Center 221-223

Dr. Paul Fox will address the importance of the core curriculum at AUM and also the importance of using your own work while at AUM through an interactive workshop.

12:10 – 1:15 Lunch Taylor Center 221-223

BurgerFi Box lunch is provided for each student to take away.

1:15 – 3:00 Transit Tour and Shopping Trip (Optional) Outside of Taylor Center

Shopping to purchase items needed for your daily life/ tour the surrounding area of AUM.

1:15 – 3:30 Math Placement Test Math Lab – Taylor Center 310

Requirement for registering for classes. Need student ID and student number to take the test. 2

Day 2 – Thursday, January 14th, 2021

9:00 – 9:30 Check-in Taylor Center 221-223

Welcome to AUM! We will make appointments for your Immigration Check-In and TB Skin Test, receive “Welcome to Campus” Information, and meet your international advisors from the Office of Global Initiatives. Breakfast bags are available for students. You will receive a folder of information including the New Student Check-in Form, Insurance Information, Maintaining your F-1 Status Form, and Immigration Check-In Form. Temperature Checks will be administered at the door. **Appointments start on Tuesday, January 19th for the Immigration Check-In.

9:30 – 11:05 Warhawk Campus Information Sessions Taylor Center 221-223
  • 9:30 – 9:40 – Student Affairs – Sari-Jai Walker will address the students regarding advocacy and student rights.
  • 9:40 – 10:00 – Career Development Center – Brad Robbins will share information about the ways they support students through resume building, interview skills, and job searching.
  • 10:00 – 10:25 – Campus Safety – Chief Brenda Mitchell will share information about parking on campus, interacting with students, laws in Alabama, and more.
  • 10:25 – 10:45 – Campus Technology – Tobias Mense will share information about Wi-Fi on campus, the Help Desk, email concerns, scams/fraud, and more.
  • 10:45 – 11:05 – Housing on Campus – MarNicka Smith from Housing and Residence Life is going to share information about the residence halls, items needed in your rooms, meal plans, and more.
11:05 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 12:00 Professor Panel on Zoom Taylor Center 221-223

This is an opportunity for you to hear from professors as well as ask questions about your studies. *Drs. Clark, Wang, Ragland, and Ang have confirmed to attend via Zoom.

12:00 – 1:00 Lunch Taylor Center 221-223

BurgerFi Box lunch is provided for each student to take away.

1:15 – 2:30 English Placement Test Taylor Center Computer Lab 117

Each student will receive a link to take the test online at home or we can request a computer lab on campus. The link will be sent to their AUM email account. They have an hour and a half from clicking on the link for the test until the test ends. It can only be sent to an AUM email account once, so they must have their S# and birthday entered, and read all instructions for the test.

2:30 – 4:30 Transit Tour and Shopping Trip (Optional) Outside of Taylor Center

Shopping to purchase items needed for your daily life/ tour the surrounding area of AUM.

Want More Info About AUM?

Location

Taylor Center 101

Address

7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117

Office Hours

8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday

Call Today

334-244-3000

Fax

334-244-3795

E-mail

admissions@aum.edu

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