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FTS Student Orientation, Spring 2014

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FTS Student Orientation, Spring 2014, 9.00-9:30

  • Brief Scripture Reading and Prayer (Hague): Phil 1:1-10
  • Hymn
  • Welcome and Introduction (Dr. Manohar)
  • Academic Announcements (Dean)
    • See for all Seminary information
    • Read and consult Student Handbook (online) before calling Seminary
    • IT Office: ID cards and Library use at FTS, ST. Mary’s Seminary, and Loyola University
    • Requisite offices for student needs (schedule all appointments):
      • Business: all finances
      • Academics: all scheduling and academic advisement
      • Admissions: application process and materials
      • Registrar: grades and transcripts
      • Library: research guidance and borrowing books
      • Financial Aid: Pell Grants and Student loans
      • DSO for International Students (Koreans): visas, I-20
      • President: administrative concerns
      • Development Director: Seminary fund raising and development
      • Students’ Services: student’s practical needs
  • ABR Archeology and Bible Seminar, March 1 (all required to attend)
  • Israel Tour, Jan 2015 (Register NOW to start your payments)
  • Business Announcements (Dean)
    • Attendance – please make sure to check in with each teacher before each class period begins to be counted as present.
    • The Attendance Rosters have a direct effect on Financial Aid, Student Accounts, and Teacher Salaries.
    • Financial Aid – the first funding is due on or about 02/12/14.
    • Work-Study – we have more work-study positions available this year in the areas of general maintenance and clerical. Please see Roberta Britton, Karmen Smith, or Susan Wood. All applicants must be approved through the Business Office.
    • Business Office Hours – Monday – Thursday and Saturday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Please note that occasional seminars and training (as well as personal events) will interrupt the schedule, so it is always good to call ahead for an appointment. Appointments are not required, but can save unnecessary time and expense for your visit.
    • Fundraiser for roof (Karmen S)
  • Student Question Time

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