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This week's announcements from ISL - Improving Student Life.

International Student Life Events
1. International Student Orientation
2. Campus Tours

International Student Life Announcements
1. Housing Volunteers Needed During Orientation Week
2. International Health Insurance Plan

Office of International Education Announcements
1. Schedule for the Month of August


International Student Life Events
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1. International Student Life will host its International Orientation
August 13th - 16th. All new incoming international students are
encouraged to attend this orientation. Schedule: August 13th - Settling
In, August 14th - Immediate Needs 1, August 15th - Immediate Needs 2
August 16th - Life in the USA.  You can go to the ISL website at
www.uga.edu/isl for a detailed schedule. There is no fee for this
orientation.

2. The ISL office will be offering Campus Tours to new international
students on August 15th.  Interested students should meet at the bus
stop side of Memorial Hall.  Tours will be every hour from 1 to 4 p.m.
on August 15.


International Student Life Announcements
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1. ISL is asking for your help by volunteering your time to assist new
international students to locate housing for Fall 2000.  If you are
familiar
with the off-campus apartment search process and you would like to help
another student with this process, call our office to sign up!  We need
volunteers to spend two hours next week in our office helping students
look for apartments.  For more information, call 542-5867.

2.  The University's International Health Insurance Plan is here.  You
may pick up an application at the ISL office or the University of
Georgia Gilbert Health Center. Please note that the ISL office does not
accept payment for insurance; therefore, you must go to the Gilbert
Health Center to register for the UGA International Student Health
Insurance plan.


Office of International Education
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1. Regularly scheduled walk-ins for August 7th & 9th have been canceled.
Immigration Services will be seeing new International and Emergencies
only during this week.  OPT has been canceled for August 8th, and the
OPT that is being held on August 10th, from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. is
for AUGUST GRADUATES ONLY.  J's and H1B's Walk-in will be held on August
11th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  August 14-18, Regular Walk-ins for
August 14th and the 16th have been canceled.  Immigration Services will
be seeing new International Students and Emergencies only during this
week.  OPT has been canceled for August 15th and 17th.  J's and H1B's
Walk-in will be held on August 18th from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  August
21-25, Regularly scheduled Walk-ins times will resume this week.  OPT
has been canceled for August 22 and 24.  August 28-September 1,
Regularly scheduled Walk-ins times will resume this week.  OPT will
resume at regularly scheduled times.

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International Student Life
Department of Student Activities
210 Memorial Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-3108
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Email: [log in to unmask]
URL: http://www.uga.edu/isl
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Coordinator, Saehee Chang
International Activities Advisor, Leigh Poole
Administrative Secretary, Jackie Minus
Graduate Student Assistant, Jean Shim
Student Assistant, Laura