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  Orientation Program
  Practical Information
Orientation Program
Office of Exchange Programs (OISEP) organizes an orientation program for incoming exchange students just before their first semester begins on campus. It will provide you with essential information about registration, visa issues, your safety and services available to you on campus. The program also includes Turkish course, a tour of the campus and environs and sightseeing places of interest in Ankara. Exchange students are highly recommended to participate in Orientation week. OISEP is located in the Registrar's Office in the administration building near the dormitories on the Main Campus.

ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS
FALL 2017-2018

Official Arrival Dates: 9 – 10 September 2017 (Saturday-Sunday)

September 11, 2017 Monday
9:00 - 10:00

Turkish Breakfast
Here you will meet the staff (mentioned below) who are available to assist you throughout your stay

Mr. Erkin Tarhan, Exchange Program Coordinator, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. B. Yasemin Başar, Student Advisor, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. Nurdane Mumcu Öz, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Nurbanu Demirtaş, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Özge Sandalcı Okatan, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Turkish Instructor

Place:
Café In (Main Campus)

10:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:30 - 15:00

Campus Tour on foot. (Main Campus: Library, Faculty Buildings, Bilkent Computer Center (BCC), Yapı Kredi Bank, Cafeterias, Post Office, Sports Halls, Bus Stops, ATM’s, Bookstore, Radio Bilkent etc.)
                               
Meeting Point: Main Campus Library

15:00 - 16:00

INFO. Session: Academic and Administrative Procedures

  • Dormitories
  • Bilkent Computer Center- Dorm Net
  • Course Registrations
  • Residence Permit

Place: FEASS Building, Room A-130, Main Campus


16:00 - 17:30 EXCHALLENGE for Exchange Students
   
September 12, 2017 Tuesday
09:00 – 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:30 - 16:00

Course Registration
Students will have the chance to discuss their course lists with department coordinators.

Meeting Point: Office of International Students and Exchange Programs (Registrars Office)

   
September 13, 2017 Wednesday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 15:00

WORKSHOP: "Archaeology in Anatolia - unveiling 700.000 years of ingeniosity & innovation"
Asst. Prof.  Thomas Zimmerman, Chair Archaeology Department
Place:FEASS Building, Room A-130, Main Campus

15:00 - 16:15

WORKSHOP: “Turkish Way of Living”
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Office of the Rector
Place:FEASS Building, Room A-130, Main Campus

17:00

Welcome Reception
Place: Registrar’s Office Building, Main Hall

   
September 14, 2017 Thursday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:45 - 16:30

Meeting Point: `Main Campus Library.** Bus Tour to Atatürk’s Mausoleum

   
September 15, 2017 Friday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:45 - 16:00

Residence permit application

Please bring your passport and all the required documents *** with you.

                               
Meeting Point: Bilkent Computer Center Building, 3rd floor, room B304**

   
September 16, 2017 Saturday
10:30

Trip to Beypazarı-Bus transportation will be organized by OISEP

Meeting Point:
Student Dormitories Sports Hall.**

INFORMATION ABOUT BEYPAZARI : http://www.beypazarliyiz.com/
   
  • (*) Lunch at own expense.
  • (**) You are expected to be on time for bus tours.
  • (***) Documents required for a Residence Permit:
    1. Passport
    2. Photocopy of the passport. (ID page, Student Visa page showing last arrival date stamp)
    3. Three ID photos (separately)
    4. One copy of your health insurance contract
    5. Application fee: 60TL for those who have a valid visa, approximately 22 US Dollars or 20 Euros.

 

 

ORIENTATION PROGRAM FOR INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE STUDENTS
SPRING 2017-2018

Official Arrival Dates: 20 – 21 January 2018 (Saturday-Sunday)

January 22, 2018 Monday
9:00 - 10:00

Turkish Breakfast
Here you will meet the staff (mentioned below) who are available to assist you throughout your stay
Mr. Erkin Tarhan, Exchange Program Coordinator, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs Ms. B. Yasemin Başar, Student Advisor, Office of International Students and Exchange Programs
Ms. Nurdane Mumcu Öz, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Nurbanu Demirtaş, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Özge Sandalcı Okatan, Turkish Instructor
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Turkish Instructor
Place: Café In (Main Campus)

10:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:30 - 15:00 Campus Tour on foot. (Main Campus: Library, Faculty Buildings, Bilkent Computer Center (BCC), Yapı Kredi Bank, Cafeterias, Post Office, Sports Halls, Bus Stops, ATM’s, Bookstore, Radio Bilkent etc.)
15:00 - 16:00 INFO. Session: Academic and Administrative Procedures
  • Dormitories
  • Bilkent Computer Center- Dorm Net
  • Course Registrations
  • Residence Permit
Place: FEASS Building, C-Block Auditorium, Main Campus
16:00 - 17:30 EXCHALLENGE for Exchange Students
   
January 23, 2018 Tuesday
09:00 – 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 – 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 16:30

Course Registration
Students will have the chance to discuss their course lists with department coordinators.

Meeting Point: Office of International Exchange Programs (Registrar’s Office)

   
January 24, 2018 Wednesday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
13:45 - 16:30

Bus Tour to Atatürk’s Mausoleum
Meeting Point: `Main Campus Library.**

17:00

Welcome Reception
Place: Registrar’s Office Building, Main Hall

   
January 25, 2018 Thursday
09:00 - 12:30 Turkish Class
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch Break*
14:00 - 15:00

WORKSHOP: "Archaeology in Anatolia - unveiling 700.000 years of
ingeniosity & innovation" Asst. Prof.  Thomas Zimmerman, Chair Archaeology Department
Place:FEASS Building, Room A-130, Main Campus

15:00 - 16:15

WORKSHOP: “Turkish Way of Living”
Ms. Ayşen Yücel, Office of the Rector
Place: FEASS Building, Room A-130, Main Campus

16:15 - 16:30 Refreshments
16:30 - 17:30

WORKSHOP: Erasmus Student Network – ESN Bilkent (International Student Club) Presentation
Place:FEASS Building, Room A-130, Main Campus

   
January 26, 2018 Friday
10:00 - 12:00

Residence permit application

Please bring your passport and all the required documents *** with you.
                               
Meeting Point: Bilkent Computer Center Building, 3rd floor, room B304**

   
  • (*) Lunch at own expense.
  • (**) You are expected to be on time for bus tours.
  • (***) Documents required for a Residence Permit:
    1. Passport
    2. Photocopy of the passport. (ID page, Student Visa page showing last arrival date stamp)
    3. Three ID photos (separately)
    4. One copy of your health insurance contract
    5. Application fee: 60TL for those who have a valid visa, approximately 22 US Dollars or 20 Euros.

 

 

 
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