International Student Orientation is designed to assist you with the transition to the United States. You will learn about academics in the United States, hear from professors, meet fellow students, and take a tour of the campus and Montgomery, Alabama. Breakfast and lunch is provided each day. It is imperative to bring your passport, Form I—20, and immunization/vaccine form to orientation.
Orientation days are planned to provide you with the necessary information to get around campus comfortably and find where to go. Not only will you get to know others who are attending AUM, but also meet the administration and staff of AUM. Orientation day is your day to become a Warhawk.
At orientation, you will:
Orientation is required for all new AUM students.
Wednesday, May 26th
Thursday, May 27th
Friday, May 28th
Wednesday, August 10th
Thursday, August 11th
Friday, August 12th
[email protected] | 334-244-3375
8:00 – 10 A.M. | Check-in | Taylor Center 230
Check-In Stations – Immigration Check-In Appointment, Student ID, TB Skin Test, and Breakfast. Appointments start on Tuesday, May 31st for the Immigration Check-In.
10 – 10:10 A.M. | Welcome Address to AUM | Taylor Center 221-223
10:20 – 11:05 A.M. |Student Health Services and Student Rights | Taylor Center 221-223
11:05 A.M. – 12:30 P.M. | International Student Requirements and Safety | Taylor Center 221-223
12:30 – 1:30 | Lunch | AUM Café
Saffron is available in the AUM Café.
1:30 – 3:30 P.M. | TB Skin Test, Student ID, and Immigration Check-In Appointments | Taylor Center 230
If you did not finish one of these items from this morning, we will have the stations setup in TC 230 to complete your TB Skin Test, Immigration Appointment, or Student ID.
2:30 – 4:30 P.M. | 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.
2:30 – 4:30 | English Placement Test (Undergraduate Students) | 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.
2:30 – 4:30 | CSCIS Assessment Testing (Graduate Students) | Goodwyn Hall, Room 307
45 students will test for the CSCI 5003 C++ Assessment Testing.
8:30 – 9:20 A.M. | Check-in | Taylor Center 230
Check-In Stations – Immigration Check-In Appointment, Student ID, and Breakfast. Appointments start on Tuesday, May 31st for the Immigration Check-In.
9:20 – 9:30 A.M. | Welcome Address to AUM | Taylor Center 221-223
9:30 – 10:10 A.M. | Warhawk Campus Resource Sessions | Taylor Center 221-223
9:30 – 9:40 A.M. –The Wellness Center – Jennifer Puryear from the Wellness Center will share details on what types of classes and equipment are available as well as the hours.
9:40 – 10 A.M. – AUM Dining and Bookstore – Ben Lee from AUM Dining and the AUM Bookstore will share information regarding the dining options that are available on campus and the Bookstore hours as well as what types of items are for sale.
10 – 10:10 A.M. – Housing on Campus – Iyisha Hampton from Housing and Residence Life will share information about the residence halls and items needed in your rooms.
10:10 – 10:20 A.M. | Break | Taylor Center 221-223
10:20 – 10:45 A.M. | 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.
10:45 A.M. – 12:05 P.M. | Warhawk Campus Information Sessions| Taylor Center 221-223
10:45 – 11:20 A.M. – Academics in the U.S.A. –Dr. Paul Fox will address the importance of the core curriculum at AUM, learning expectations, and academic dishonesty.
11:20 – 11:40 A.M. – Career Development Center – Mabs Seay will share information about the ways the Career Development Center supports students through resume building, interview skills, and job searching.
11:40 A.M. – 12:05 P.M. – Campus Technology – Tobias Mense will share information about Wi-Fi on campus, the Help Desk, email concerns, scams/fraud, and more.
12:05 – 1:05 P.M. | Lunch |Taylor Center 221-223
BurgerFi meals will be handed out for each student to take away or eat in the room
1:15 – 3:45 P.M. | Math Placement Test (Undergraduate Students) | Math Lab – Taylor Center 310
Requirement for registering for classes. Need student ID and student number to take the test.
1:15– 3:15 P.M. | Transit Tour and Shopping Trip (Optional) | Outside of Taylor Center
1:15 – 3:15 | CSCIS Assessment Testing (Graduate Students) | Goodwyn Hall, Room 307
Taylor Center 101
7400 East Drive Montgomery, AL 36117
8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday
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