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1 Karen Barnhill Terrey Hatcher Barbara Hoppe Cameron School of Business University North Carolina Wilmington

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5 Use your student i.d. # “850” for username and 6-digit birthdate for password (MM/DD/YY)  Access to your courses  Access to Computer Based Training courses  Blogging  Podcasts via iTunes U  Registration for parking and dining plans... and much more.

6  Course information  Account information (financial)  Contact information  Grades – audit/transcripts

7 Your e-mail account password expires every 90 days.

8  TAC=Technical Assistance Center  Call TAC 910-962-HELP (4357)  E-mail  Visit 1 st floor library (very back)  Free virus protection

9  Block Registration  Spring semester classes  Summer sessions – thesis hours  3 credit hours each summer session  Fall semester – 6 credit hours thesis  Student Account Transactions  Payment due February 13th!  Classes dropped for non-payment

10  UNCW Business Week is March 19-20  Classes not canceled, but find sessions to attend!  Schedule of Events posted on Cameron website soon  IMBA Speaker series

11  Books on reserve in Library  To access IMBA textbooks go to the Library homepage and Course Reserves  Library/resources workshop will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 1:30 p.m. in Randall Library Room 1039.

12  Profile book is for faculty, staff, students, employers  Complete profile form now!  Draft profile information to review  Profile book ready in about 3 weeks

13  The listserv is used for students, faculty, and staff to communicate information that is important to the entire group. For off-line or social discussions, consider establishing a separate group in Outlook.  E-mail addresses

14  Certifications ◦ Fixed Income ◦ Equity ◦ Foreign Exchange  Reservations  Hours- Monday – Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Edward Jones Room – CIS 1002

15  UNCW One Cards are your campus id and will allow you access to student services:  Library  Recreation Center  One Card flex account

16  Need transcripts from fall semester courses  Will complete UNCW graduation application later in the spring  If all classes successfully completed (including thesis), UNCW graduation date is December 2013  Transcripts to partner University  Ceremony

17  Access to Cameron Hall, CIS Building is 24/7 with I.D. Card  Access to study rooms “sandboxes” in CIS  3 rooms  Reservations required  Key access (1020)

18  Immunization  Handbook (website)  UNCW Graduate Catalog (

19 Social Security Number  Students should only apply for an SSN after having been in the US for 10 days. Applying for an SSN before 10 days have passed may result in delays. The Social Security Office is open Monday-Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Take all immigration documents (passport, visa, DS-2019, I-94) along with the completed J-1 SSN memo from the Office of International Programs at UNCW to the Social Security Office at 1528 South 16 th Street.  Directions:  Turn LEFT onto S COLLEGE RD / US-117 S / NC-132 S. for 1.2 miles.  Turn RIGHT onto OLEANDER DR / US-76 W. for 2.4 miles  Turn LEFT onto DAWSON ST / US-76 W. for.1 mile  Turn LEFT onto US-17 S / US-74 W / S 16TH ST. Continue to follow S 16TH ST. for.5 mile  End at 1528 S 16th St

20  If you wish to drive in the United States, you will need to get a North Carolina driver’s license. But you will need your home country’s license in the beginning. Information about obtaining an NC driver’s license is available on the NCDOT Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) web site:  Be sure to carry your driver’s license from your home country. Law enforcement authorities in North Carolina do not honor the International Driver License:

21  To get a North Carolina license, you will need to get the Driver’s Handbook from the DMV or download it:  Study the handbook and then go into a DMV driver license office to take a test to get a North Carolina driver’s license.

22  If you wish to buy a car, you will need to pay fees related to official registration and obtaining the title (ownership document) for your car. Information is available on the DMV website. howToRegister.html howToRegister.html  You will have the responsibility to sell the car at the end of your stay and alert the government agencies that you have transferred the title (ownership) and wish to end the registration.

23 To open a bank account you will need your passport, the funds you wish to deposit, and as many other forms of identification as you have: your home country driver’s license, your visa, your UNCW ID card. ATMs on campus are located in the Fisher University Union.

24 Enjoy your benefits:  Library/Research Seminars  The Writing Center  Off-Campus Housing—Seahawk Perch  GSA  MBAA  I-Print

25  IMBA students can use the Student Health Center only if they have paid the extra fee offered last week. Your regular health insurance and tuition fees do not include this service.  IMBA students who are not U.S. citizens are required to purchase the UNC system insurance or prove that they have adequate coverage. Work with Amy Mabery in the UNCW Office of International Programs.  U.S. students must make sure they have their own insurance coverage. Your IMBA tuition and student fees do not cover any insurance.

26  HTH Worldwide insurance currently has a $100 deductible per illness. That means you will have to pay $100 at the time of the visit to a doctor or urgent care center that takes this insurance. You pay that $100 and then the insurance pays the portion it allows.  If you go to the same doctor for a different illness, you will have to pay $100 again before the insurance will pay any of the bills.  There are limits on the amount of coverage provided by your insurance. Before you visit a health care provider, educate yourself about the insurance coverage and the maximum benefits the insurance will pay for treatment of an illness or hospitalization.

27 If you have not opted for the paid coverage to use the Student Health Center, plan for health care needs in advance. In case you need medical care, there are a few urgent care centers near the university. We cannot recommend any of these, but these are simply the ones we know about near UNCW. Be careful about fees and ask in advance what you will be charged. Nearby Urgent Care Center:  NextCare Urgent Care Centre 4815 Oleander Drive, Wilmington, NC, 888-381-4858

28  Cape Fear Hospital 5301 Wrightsville Ave. Wilmington, NC 910-452-8100  New Hanover Regional Medical Center 2131 S. 17 th Street Wilmington, NC 910-343-7000 Before you go to the hospital, make sure your condition requires immediate treatment and that you understand the costs you will be charged. Hospital treatment might cost you personally thousands of dollars in addition to what the insurance pays.

29  Parking stickers are required to park on campus—for one semester, they cost $140 to $185, depending on the parking area you request. Information available on web:  Free shuttle service and free WAVE Transit Service with UNCW ID  Campus Loop Shuttle every 5-7 minutes at stops on campus  Seahawk Shuttles operate in 1 mile radius  Point to Point buses evenings until midnight

30 Information on the UNCW web site under Current Students, then Parking and Transportation. The Wave Public bus service around the Wilmington area. For all area residents, not just students. Free to students with your UNCW One Card.

31 Seahawk Shuttle Free bus service within a 1-mile radius of campus. Stops are marked by UNCW Seahawk Shuttle signs and WTA bus stops. Operates on a 20-minute round trip along the fixed route. Runs Mondays to Thursdays, 7 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., while undergraduate classes are in session; Fridays 7 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Campus Loop Shuttle Runs continuous routes around campus. Mondays to Fridays, 7:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

32 Point-to-Point After-Hours Shuttle Safe transportation to campus after hours within a 1-mile radius during fall and spring semesters Operates Sunday to Thursday, 5:30 p.m. to midnight Last round leaves Randall Drive at 11:55 p.m. Call 910-367-6972 or 910-488-0679 and request point-to- point transportation. Give your name, pickup location, destination, and call-back number. The wait for the shuttle to pick you up.

33 If you wish to bike to campus, register your bicycle with University Police (free). Form available on the Web at


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