INTERNATIONAL STUDENT GUIDE 2016
JUST FYI HERE ARE A FEW KEY TERMS THAT ARE USEFUL TO KNOW AROUND CAMPUS. A&H
Courses categorized as Arts and Humanities by the College of Arts and Sciences.
Indiana Memorial Union. It’s often referred to as “the Union,” located at 900 E. Seventh St.
Residential Programs and Services. The division that handles all things related to a student’s living environment, including dorm rooms, meal plans and programming.
Academic probation Occurs when a student’s cumulative GPA for a semester falls below 2.0.
IUSA IU Student Association. IU’s student government.
IU Student Foundation. It’s a nonprofit organization that raises funds for the University. IUSF sponsors the Little 500 bike race.
Big Ten The collegiate athletic conference of which IU is a member. The other schools in the Big Ten are Purdue, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio State, Michigan, Michigan State, Penn State, Northwestern, Iowa and Nebraska.
Little 500 The famous Little 500 bicycle race and the week of events surrounding it. MAC
The office that bills tuition and room and board fees. The Bursar’s office is located in the Poplars Building W100, 400 E. Seventh St.
Musical Arts Center, located at 101 N. Jordan Ave., across from Read Center. It is the site of Jacobs School of Music opera performances and IU Ballet Department shows.
In addition to being your photo ID, your Campus Access card serves as your library card, bus pass, residence hall meal card and debit card.
Courses categorized as Natural and Mathematical Sciences by COAS.
COAS The College of Arts and Sciences. It’s sometimes called simply “the College.” GLBTSSS The Office of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Student Support Services. It provides support, information and advocacy for potential and current students as well as concerned parents and curious parties. The office also offers counseling services and programming throughout the year.
Office hours Times that your professors set aside each week to be available to answer questions you have about their classes. OneIU one.iu.edu: A site that gives you access to your student email account, schedule, transcript, grades and other University services. Canvas canvas.iu.edu .Similar to Oncourse, it allows you to track grades, turn in assignments and access materials posted by professors, instructors and aids.
S&H Courses categorized as Social and Historical Studies by COAS. SAB Student Athletic Board. Allows students to be involved with IU athletics without being athletes. SID Student ID number. Used to access your transcript or your schedule online. Sometimes required by professors when taking tests.
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SRSC Student Recreational Sports Center, located on Law Lane. A 204,000 square-foot facility that offers more than 400 workout machines in addition to other programs, club sports and courts for working out. T.I.S. A family-run academic publishing and textbook distribution business located on Third Street. T.I.S. not only sells textbooks, but school supplies and IU apparel as well. UD University Division. The part of IU most freshmen are automatically admitted into and remain in until they are accepted by the school of their major.
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UITS University Information Technology Services. Deals with all things computer and technology-related on campus.
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