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1 Twenty Questions (and answers!) about Purdue By Daye Phillippo Span Plan Orientation 2011 By Daye Phillippo, Senior, CLA

2 Hovde Hall, Registrar’s office, Rm Where do you find Veteran’s benefit information?

3 Purdue Memorial Union, Rm Where do you get your student I.D.? Student I.D. is used for: Exam I.D. Library card Pass into rec. centers Discounts at some area businesses Bus pass

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5 Visitor’s Center in the Northwestern Ave. Parking Garage. 3.Where do you buy your parking pass and find a map of parking lot locations?

6 Online sources I have used: or 4.Where do you buy books? For textbooks: Follett’s or University For literature: Von’s

7 5. Where can you buy bargain software? Purdue Memorial Union, Rm. 157

8 6.Where can you apply for an interest- free (for 30 days) emergency loan of up to $400.00? See a drop-in counselor in the Office of the Dean of Students Schleman Hall, Span Plan office Rm. 207

9 Stewart Center, main floor 7.Where can you find HSSE library, The Newsstand where you can buy snacks and drinks, the Convocations box office, and pay-per-use lockers?

10 8. Where can you find writing help? Heavilon Hall, OWL writing lab Rm. 226

11 , or the food court in the basement of the Union Bldg. HTM Café, Stone Hall 9.You’re starving by now! Where can you find food and a good cup of coffee?

12 Academic Success Center, Beering Rm Where can you find resources to help you improve your study and test- taking skills?

13 Math Bldg., Rm. 205 or peer-led assistance through the SATS program. 11. Where can you find math help?

14 Libraries and ITaP labs have computers for student use. Stanley Coulter has many ITaP labs. 12.Where can you find on-campus computers and printers for student use?

15 13.What is one of the most important things you can do during your college career? Build rapport with your instructors!

16 14.How can you connect with other non- traditional students? eadultstudentnetwork.php eadultstudentnetwork.php

17 P.U.S.H. (Purdue University Student Health) 15.Where would you find an urgent care center on campus?

18 16.How can you avoid gaining the dreaded “freshman ten”? Free gyms, walking trails, and pools:

19 17. Who can set you up with a free tutor? Dorothy Hughes in the Span Plan office, Schleman Hall, Rm 207

20 18.Where can you find over 2,100 free online tutorial videos for almost any subject? Khan

21 19.If you have a job loss, or other significant change in financial circumstances, where can you fill out a change of circumstance form? Schleman Hall, Division of Financial Aid on the 3 rd floor.

22 Span Plan office, Schleman Hall Rm 207! 20.Where can you find scholarship opportunities for non-traditional students, learn about the Lunchtime Learning program, or find a listening ear and the answer to almost any question about Purdue policies regarding non-traditional students?

23 Log on to a library or ITaP lab computer using your student user name and password and print your document! $20.00 Bonus Question: How can you get $20.00 worth of free printing each semester?

24 Solutions Manual for: Twenty Questions about Purdue Span Plan Orientation 2011 by: Daye Phillippo, Senior, CLA 1. Where do you find Veteran’s benefit information?Veteran’s benefit information Answer: Hovde Hall of Administration, Amy Kingma in the Registrar’s Office, Room Where do you get your Student I.D. and for what is the Student I.D. used?get your Student I.D. Purdue Memorial Union, Card Services Office, Room N Grant Street West Lafayette, IN (765) Office Hours: 8:15 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. (Go before 10:00 a.m. for a shorter wait.) Student I.D. is used as : Exam I.D. Library Card Recreation Center Pass Bus Pass Bus Pass (www.gocitybus.com for maps of campus routes) 3. Where do you buy your parking pass and find a map of parking lot locations?buy your parking pass Visitor Center in Northwestern Ave. Parking Garage Visitor Information Center 504 Northwestern Avenue West Lafayette, IN (765) Open Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

25 4. Where do you buy books?buy books Before buying or renting textbooks, attend the first class and read the syllabus. (Sometimes professors change their minds at the last minute about which texts to use.) For textbooks: Follett’s Purdue Book Store 1?demoKey=d University Book Store For literature: Von’s Book Store Online sources I have used: and 5. Where can you buy bargain software?buy bargain software Boiler Copy Maker, Room 157 on the main floor of Purdue Memorial Union phone: Where can you apply for an interest-free-for-30-days emergency loan of up to $400?emergency loan Schleman Hall, Span Plan office, Room 207 Office Hours and Information: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - noon & 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Phone: (765) Dorothy Hughes Assistant Dean of Students Phone (765) 494 –

26 7. Where can you find HSSE Library, The Newsstand where you can buy snacks and drinks, the Convocations box office, and pay-per-use lockers?HSSE Library Stewart Center, main floor 8. Where can you find writing help?find writing OWL Writing Lab in Heavilon Hall, Room 226, or on their thorough and very helpful website at: 9. Where can you find food and a good cup of coffee?find food and a good cup of coffee Stone Hall, HTM Café, Open Monday through Friday for: BREAKFAST 7:00–9:30 a.m. CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST 9:30-11:00 a.m. LUNCH 11:00–1:30 p.m. or for a variety of cuisines: the food court in the basement of Purdue Memorial Union 10. Where can you find resources to help you improve your study and test-taking skills?resources to help you improve your study and test-taking skills Academic Success Center in Beering Hall, Room N. University St. West Lafayette, IN or

27 11. Where can you find math help?find math help Math Help Desk  Teaching assignments for TAs are posted on the bulletin board outside MATH 242 and MATH 205.  A list of all TAs, their office locations, and their office hours is available in MATH 835.  The Math website also has a list of math tutors:  The math help room is MATH 205; open hours are posted outside MATH 242 and MATH 205. Course specific websites can be found at Supplemental Instruction (SI) SATS  Is linked with 11 courses for Fall 2011: MA 153, MA 154, MA 159, MA 161, MA 162; PHYS 172; STAT 301; CS 159; BIOL 203; MGMT 200; and COM 318.  The schedule for the study sessions is posted on this site: Have questions: Call: Where can you find on-campus computers and printers for student use?find on-campus computers and printers for student use Libraries and ITaP Labs have computers and printers for student use. Stanley Coulter has many ITaP labs, and many other buildings on campus have one or more ITaP labs.

28 13. What is one of the most important things you can do during your college career?one of the most important things Build rapport with your instructors! Visit them during their office hours and/or talk with them before or after class. Not only can this be to your advantage in regard to further explanation of difficult material, or for gaining their approval of emergency absences, or for gaining future job references, you may also gain a new friend! TAs and professors are people, too! 14. How can you connect with other non-traditional students at Purdue?connect with other non-traditional students at Purdue PASNetwork offers opportunities for adult students to connect Where would you find an urgent care center on campus?find an urgent care center on campus PUSH (Purdue Student Health Services) Fall and Spring Semester Hours, Monday - Friday 8:00am - 8:00pm Saturday & Sunday 10:00am - 6:00pm To make an appointment call: How can you avoid gaining the dreaded “freshman ten”?avoid gaining the dreaded “freshman ten”? Free use of gyms, pools, and walking trails. Check out the many locations listed on their website at:

29 17. Who can set you up with a free tutor?free tutor Dorothy Hughes, Assistant Dean of Students Schleman Hall, Span Plan office, Room 207 Office Hours and Information: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - noon & 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Phone: (765) Phone (765) 494 – Where can you find over 2,100 free, online tutorial videos for almost any subject?online tutorial videos 19. Where can you find scholarship opportunities for non-traditional students, learn about the Lunchtime Learning program, or fill out a change of circumstance form?find Schleman Hall, Span Plan office, Room 207 Office Hours and Information: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - noon & 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Phone: (765) Dorothy Hughes Assistant Dean of Students Phone (765) 494 –

30 20. Where can you find a listening ear, and the answer to almost any question about Purdue policies regarding non-traditional students?listening ear Schleman Hall, Span Plan office, Room 207! (Were you surprised?!:-) Office Hours and Information: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. - noon & 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Phone: (765) Dorothy Hughes Assistant Dean of Students Phone (765) 494 – $20.00 Bonus Question: How can you get $20.00 worth of free printing each semester?free printing Log on to a library or ITaP lab computer using your student user name and password, and print your document! All students are allowed $20.00 worth of free printing per semester. At this time, any unused money on this account does not rollover.


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