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WELCOME TO AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY

LOS ANGELES REGIONAL SITE

Resource Guide


EACHING GRAPHIC DESIGN HISTORY PHYSICAL EDUCATIO RIMINAL JUSTICE LIBERAL STUDIES NURSE PRACTITIONE USINESS EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP PSYCHOLOGY ORGA LEAR ADMINISTRATIVE MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY EGISTERED NURSING COLLEGE COUNSELING COMPOSITIO DUCATION CHILD LIFE STUDENT DEVELOPMENT COMPOS USINESS MANAGEMENT VISUAL ART LEADERSHIP PERFO ASTORAL STUDIES PUBLIC HEALTH YOUTH MINISTRY TEA UBLIC RELATIONS ACCOUNTANCY ENGLISH BSN ENTRY-L URSE PRACTITIONER EDUCATIONAL COUNSELING MODER NGLE SUBJECT TEACHING CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY DOCTO CHOOL LIBRARIANSHIP SCREENWRITING TEACHING ENGL PEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES LPCC MULTIPLE SUBJEC E ASC BRIDGE TO BSN NURSING EDUCATION THEOLOGY AN HEOLOGICAL STUDIES MILD/MODERATE DISABILITIES SPE N TO BSN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MODERATE/SEVER EACHER LIBRARIAN SERVICES EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY BRARY INFORMATION STUDIES MODERN ART HISTORY PS RT EDUCATION APPLIED PSYCHOLOGY ASSOCIATE OF ART PPLIED STUDIES TEFL ADVANCED MANAGEMENT BUSINE RINCIPLES ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY DIVINITY MUS OMMERCIAL MUSIC TRANSFORMATIONAL URBAN LEADER RBAN HEALTH THEOLOGY INTERNSHIP LVN TO BSN MAS OTECHNOLOGY YOUNG EXECUTIVE THEOLOGICAL STUDIE

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LOS ANGELES REGIONAL SITE

3580 Wilshire Blvd Ste. #200 (626) 857-2200

LOS ANGELES, CA

losangeles@apu.edu

Hours of Operation: M - Th 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.

90010

apu.edu/losangeles

Fr 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


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ON DIGITAL SITION ORMANCE ACHING LEVEL RATE OR LISH CT 2016-2017 ND EC 05 Who to Contact RE Y 06 Who to Contact S 08 Financial Aid TS 09 Registration ESS 10 LEC SIC 11 IMT Computer Store 12 To Get Started RSHIP STER14 Writing Center ES

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CONTENTS Programs

LA Regional Site

Learning Enrichment Center

Services and Resources

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APU Bookstore

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Need Help?

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SoulQuest

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Emergency Notifications

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Standards of Conduct 24

Career Services

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RADIUS

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Online Title IX Training

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Student Discounts

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Student Organizations

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GPSGA Student Government

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Health Insurance

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Military and Veteran Student Resource Guide

Google+ Communities

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LA Site-specific Information

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Restaurants Nearby locations


LEARN MORE ABOUT PROGRAMS AT AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY’S LOS ANGELES REGIONAL SITE apu.edu/losangeles/programs (626) 857-2200 (866) 791-9083

QUESTIONS ABOUT YOUR PROGRAM MATUL:

Michael Mata

mmata@apu.edu

Dr. Paul Hertig

phertig@apu.edu

Daniel Newman

dnewman@apu.edu

Linda Pyun

lpyun@apu.edu

Kevin Young

kyoung@apu.edu


WHO TO CONTACT LOS ANGELES REGIONAL SITE 3580 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 200, Los Angeles, CA 90010 (626) 857-2200 losangeles@apu.edu apu.edu/losangeles Hours of Operation: M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m., Fr 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

CAMPUS SAFETY/EMERGENCY In case of emergency, dial 911, then call Campus Safety at (626) 815-3898 to report the incidence. In a non-threatening safety/security situation, call Campus Safety at (626) 815-3898. On campus security can be reached by contacting front line staff at the main office line: (213) 383-9522. LOGIN OR OTHER COMPUTING ISSUES IMT Support Desk (626) 815-5050 support@apu.edu REGIONAL CAMPUS STAFF Dr. Donald Brown dbrown@apu.edu Alex Her aher@apu.edu Jenny Lee jennylee@apu.edu Tyrone Nance tnance14@apu.edu Kevin Young kyoung@apu.edu Rev. Brian Holland bigbholla@gmail.com

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SA N D I EG O R EG I O N A L CA M P U S 5353 MISSION CENTER RD., STE. 300 (619) 718-9655

sandiego@apu.edu

Hours of Operation: M - Th 8:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

SAN DIEGO, CA

92108

apu.edu/sandiego Fr 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


“Belief in Christ is central to all that we think and do, and who we are. It is this understanding of God’s love that informs all our pursuits: academic, service, and community.”

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FINANCIAL AID 8

You are not on your own. When it comes to figuring out how to finance your investment in advanced education, you are not on your own. APU’s Graduate and Professional Student Account Counselors are available to help you coordinate financial aid packages, scholarships, fellowships, and loans. Personalized financial aid services ensure that you receive the best and most appropriate types of assistance. Count on your Student Account Counselor to help you explore all of your options and make wise decisions regarding your investment.

Find your Student Account Counselor by calling the Graduate and Professional Center at (626) 815-4570 or go to apu.edu/gpc/sfs/counselors.


REGISTRATION FOR COURSES

REGISTRATION FOR GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDENTS All students can enroll in Azusa Pacific University courses online at: home.apu.edu. View Class Registration Instructions (PDF) for a detailed tutorial. In order to add or drop classes, access the home portal at: home.apu.edu within the add/drop deadline. If you are past the add/drop deadline, you will need to fill out and Enrollment Activity Form (EAF) and return it to the Graduate and Professional Registrar at the Graduate and Professional Center or by scanning the EAF and emailing it to gpcregistrar@apu.edu.

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HAVING DIFFICULTY WITH REGISTRATION? If you are having difficulty with the registration process, contact the Graduate and Professional Center at (626) 815-4570 or gpc@apu.edu.

ACADEMIC ADVISING Academic advising is suggested for all students. Some programs require that this be completed prior to admission and/or registration of classes. Please contact the department for specific guidelines in this area.

QUESTIONS ABOUT COURSE MATERIAL Students with questions about class, class schedules/syllabus, books and course material needed, and academic advising will need to contact their respective Academic Department or Academic Advisor.

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IMPORTANT DATES Consult the Academic Calendar at: apu.edu/calendar/academic for registration dates and deadlines.


The Learning Enrichment Center is dedicated to helping each person experience maximum intellectual development and growth. The LEC staff is committed to serving the community by providing individual and group subject-area tutoring, supplemental instruction, academic accommodations for students with disabilities, and learning strategy assistance. For more information about the Learning Enrichment Center, check out apu.edu/lec or call (626) 815-3849.


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LET’S GET STARTED CONGRATULATIONS AND WELCOME! THE TIME HAS COME TO START AS A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL STUDENT AT AZUSA PACIFIC UNIVERSITY AND THERE ARE HELPFUL SERVICES AND RESOURCES FOR YOU TO MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR APU EXPERIENCE.


WIFI

To use APU’s wireless network: Go to wireless settings for your device, search for available networks and connect to APUWIFI. Enter your APU NetID and password to connect.

INSTRUCTIONS

IMT has provided documentation at here with more details regarding other trouble shooting tips. If you have questions, please contact IMT at (626) 815-5050.

ID CARD

The One Card Office issues APU student identification (ID) cards. You have two options for obtaining an APU student ID: 1) Go online to: apu.edu/ campusauxiliary/onecardoffice. In the column, click on the Graduate or Professional Student ID Cards and follow the instructions. Remember to attach your photo to your order. 2) Visit the One Card office on the West Campus during normal business hours: M-Fr 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Grad/Pro Resources

RESOURCES TAB SAKAI

Sakai is APU’s online learning management system (LMS). Faculty may require use of Sakai for student coursework including assignments, tests, and online forums. It is available at: sakai.apu.edu

INSTRUCTIONS

If you need assistance with using Sakai, please contact ITT at ittsupport@apu.edu or a student video tour of Sakai is also available here.

When you have a few minutes, become familiar with the Graduate and Professional Resources Tab at: home. apu.edu called Grad/Pro Resources. When you click on the tab, a directory of offices and resources are listed for your convenience and easy access within the APU website.

PARKING PERMIT

If you are parking on the APU Azusa campuses, you need a parking permit. If you only visit the Azusa campuses occasionally, you will need to obtain either a parking permit for Regional Campus students (with a $4.75 processing fee that will be charged to your student account) or a visitor’s pass on the day of your visit from the welcome booth on University Drive or in the Parking Office in Adams Hall to prevent being ticketed. Regional Campuses do not require parking permits but all students are required to register their vehicles in case of emergency at the following link: apu.thepermitstore.com. You may also use this link to request a parking permit. Once you register online, if you are an Azusa campus student or have at least one class at the Azusa campuses you must purchase a permit ($129.75 per semester), your student account will be charged and your parking permit will be mailed to you.

LIBRARY SERVICES

Use your APU ID Card to check out library resources or your APU NetID to access electronic resources or online databases at: apu.edu/library.

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“We are called to scholarship permeated by our Christian faith. We are committed to teaching excellence. The liberal arts are central in the curriculum, for we are dedicated to the education of the whole person. At the same time, we value the role of professional offerings that prepare students for specific careers.�

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STANDARDS OF CONDUCT 18

As part of the APU Community. Because Community is tremendously important to APU and a Cornerstone of our educational context, we expect all students to be familiar with the Graduate and Professional Student Standards of Conduct found online in the Graduate and Professional Catalog. In this document, APU upholds:

Individual Integrity

Respect for Others

Respect for University

Students with questions about our standards can contact the Graduate and Professional Student Affairs Office at (626) 815-4655 or gpsa@apu.edu.


All new graduate and professional students at APU are required to complete Part I of Haven Plus, an educational module on issues of sexual violence and APU’s Title IX policy. The link to the training can be found at: apu.edu/gpc/studentaffairs.

STUDENT DISCOUNTS The Office of Graduate and Professional Student Affairs has compiled a list of general and locationspecific student discounts.

OFFICE OF GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDENT AFFAIRS


Customize

your graduate and professional student experience.

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS Create an official Azusa Pacific University student organization based on your interests or hobbies. gpstudentorganizations.apu.edu Office of Graduate and Professional Student Affairs

gpsa@apu.edu

(626) 815-4655

apu.edu/gpc/studentaffairs


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Advocates, Fosters community, Encourages collaboration, Highlights resources, & Drives change.

Check our site for more information at: gpsga.apu.edu


“We believe in community. We are a richly diverse people who value the worth of each individual. Our mission is to encourage, equip, and enable each student to fulfill his or her great potential, and in turn, encourage, equip, and enable others.�

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HEALTH INSURANCE Must be renewed for both fall and spring terms. Students with questions about enrolling or the current fee should contact the

APU student health insurance is with United Healthcare and is available to

Graduate and Professional

graduate and professional students

Center at (626) 815-4570.

who are enrolled at least half-time in an

For more information about the

academic program. The current graduate

APU Student Health Center

and professional health insurance fee is

in Azusa, CA, go to apu.edu/

listed at: apu.edu/gpc/sfs/costs/fees/.

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appear as a charge on the student’s account, which can be viewed at home. apu.edu. Graduate and professional students interested in health insurance must enroll by completing the Graduate and Professional Health Insurance Request Form online. Graduate International Students on APU I-20 and DS 2019: You do NOT need to submit a digital request form because you have been automatically signed up for health insurance.

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NEED HELP? Client Services is your “411” for anything Graduate and Professional at Azusa Pacific University. The Client Services staff at the Graduate & Professional Center (GPC) will connect you with your specific counselor or advisor to assist with your questions, from issues concerning your student financial account to getting official grade transcripts. (626) 815-4570 or gpc@apu.edu 568 E. Foothill Blvd, Azusa, CA Office Hours: M-Th 8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m., Fr 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

OFFICE OF MILITARY AND VETERAN SERVICES

STUDENT RESOURCE GUIDE ARMY NAVY MARINE CORPS COAST GUARD AIR FORCE GUARD AND RESERVES

God-honoring Excellence Since 1899.


ADDITIONAL REGIONAL SITE-SPECIFIC INFORMATION

Student Lounge & Study Areas Please be sure to keep lounge areas (Room 214) clean by picking up after yourself and inform the front office staff of any supplies that need to be restocked. 26

Laptop Usage Twenty laptops are available for check-out in the office for students to use in class or student lounge and study areas. APU laptops cannot be taken off campus.

Copiers & Printers Copies can be made in Workroom 207. It is 10 cents per side for black and white and color copies.


RESTAURANTS NEAR THE LOS ANGELES REGIONAL SITE THE BOILING CRAB 3377 Wilshire Blvd. #115 Los Angeles, CA 90010 (213) 389-2722

THE FLAME BROILER 3500 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010 (213) 738-7984

BULGOGI HUT 3600 Wilshire Blvd #100c Los Angeles, CA 90010 (213) 388-1988

MCDONALD’S 3454 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, 90010 (213) 380-2824

CARL’S JR 3500 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010 (213) 386-6902

QUARTERS KOREAN BBQ 3465 W 6th St. C-130 Los Angeles, CA 90020 (213) 365-8111

CASSELL’S HAMBURGERS 3600 W. 6th St. Los Angeles, CA 90020 (213) 387-5502

SUBWAY 3959 Wilshire Blvd, Suite B7 Los Angeles, CA 90010 (213) 386-5222

EMC SEAFOOD & RAW BAR 3500 W 6th St. Ste. 101 Los Angeles, CA 90020 (213) 351-9988

TOGO’S Sandwiches 3462 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90010 (213) 383-2711

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“Service is at the heart of our local and international outreach, missions, and service-learning endeavors. Our students often find these experiences to be among the greatest of their lives.�

CORNERSTONE The Graduate and Professional Center (626) 815-4570 gpc@apu.edu Updated 2017_7_5

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