Mandatory for all new international students at Ashland University
Orientation Fee of $100, regardless of attendance
If you have not already done so, please fax (419-289-5629) or scan, then email (email@example.com) the Enrollment Confirmation form.
When you have made your travel arrangements (whether by air, bus or car), please notify us as soon as possible by faxing (419-289-5629) or scanning, then emailing (firstname.lastname@example.org) the Arrival Form
August 2010 Airport Pickup Dates:
Monday, August 16 @ 12 noon and 8PM
Tuesday, August 17 @ 12 noon and 8PM
Wednesday, August 18 @ 12 noon and 8PM
If you are arriving during our scheduled shuttle times, please collect your luggage and wait inside at Door #2 in the Baggage claim area. A staff member will be there to greet you holding a yellow sign. The drive from the Cleveland Airport is approximately 1 hour. The airport pick-up fee is an additional $40.
Arriving Early is okay, but we can only provide airport pick up during our scheduled times. The cost of a cab is approximately $150 - $200.
Arriving Late is not recommended. Please read our reasons why.
Check-in with ISS
During this appointment you will be given your class schedule. Payment of your tuition fees is due at this time. You may bring a credit card, cashier's check or traveler's checks. Please do not bring cash.
Temporary Housing: If you are over the age of 22 and plan to live off campus, you will be placed in temporary housing at the Surrey Inn ($50 per night per room for one person, $235 per week). Breakfast is included, and you may reduce your expenses by electing to share a room with another person of the same gender.
Off-Campus Housing: During Orientation Week you will be provided with information on housing available nearby the university, as well as help with securing an apartment. You may contact Prasanna Nayakakorala , our facilities intern, with questions. He will also be available during Orientation Week to provide assistance.
On-Campus Housing: Please review the Residence Life website get helpful information. Remember that all students under the age of 22 must live on campus, and the purchase of a meal plan for campus residents is mandatory. If you would like us to supply you with bed sheets, towels and a pillow upon your arrival, please indicate this on your Enrollment Confirmation form.
We will be providing information sessions on adjusting to university, academic life and the American culture. Other topics include immigration, social activities and finding work on campus. There is opportunity for a campus tours and assistance with opening a bank account, getting a cell phone if desired, and shopping for basic necessities. Please note that if you want to be put on the waiting list for starting to work in CONVO (food services), there is a session on August 19 that you must attend.