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ELS Houston Non-academic Presentation

This is for completing the documents necessary for entering ELS Houston and for learning important information to get started here.

Sara Johnson

on 15 September 2016

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Transcript of ELS Houston Non-academic Presentation

Houston municipal bus and light rail service is called METRO.
One ride is $1.25, but as a student you are eligible for a 50% discount card (Q-Card).
With the Q-Card you pay.60 cents per ride.

Here is what you need to take to the METRO office for your discount card:

Letter of Enrollment
ELS Student ID

Public Transportation & Q-Card:

Do NOT walk around with a lot of cash. Put your money in a bank as soon as possible after you arrive in the US. There are many banks to choose from in this area. Here is what you need:
Your passport
Your money!
Letter of Enrollment (some banks to receive student banking account)

Avoid walking after dark; never alone.

Do NOT carry a lot of valuables.

Remember to lock your doors (car, house, apt.).

Do NOT leave valuables in your car.

Please read your Student Handbook for
more information.
Safety Tips:
Remember, it is very dangerous to drink alcohol and drive an automobile. If you are 21 or older and drink at a party or club, be sure of the following:

Designated Driver (one person will NOT drink)

He/she can then safely drive you home

If everyone is drinking alcoholic beverages, you MUST take a taxi or Uber.

Please read your Student Handbook for
more information.
Drinking and Driving:
ID Card REQUIRED for UST facilities:

Bus (Q-Card)
Movie Theater
Houston Zoo
Nelore Churrascaria
Black Lab
ELS ID Card Information:
Extremely important that we have your current address.

If you move during your stay at ELS, update your current address with the Center Director or any ELS Staff.

Failure to give us your new address could result in a possible deportation.

For detailed immigration information regarding your F1 status please read Appendix 12: ELS immigration Information for Students in your Orientation Package.
Change of Address for F-1 Students:
Please fill out this form as accurately as possible.

We need your address, phone number (domestic or international) and email.

We must have this form today.

*ELS Apartments: Camden Greenway #_____
Blue Form:
ELS Language Centers
Where and when do I pay my school fees?
What choices do I have for lunch?
Does ELS have WI-FI?
Can I use the Center computers to print my homework?
Can I get a social security card?
What if I get sick?
Can I receive mail/packages at ELS? Where? How?
Frequently Asked Questions:
Please carry your original documentation with you when traveling outside the city otherwise you could be detained.
Around Houston you only need to carry your ELS Student ID/Driver's license.
Traveling Outside the City:
You can Drive in the U.S. if you have a valid driver’s

Refer to your Student Handbook for information on
Texas Driver’s License.

If your license expires, you CANNOT drive in the U.S.

You may speak to the ISA if you need information.

You must have your I-20 if you want a drivers license.
Driving and Cars:
You will need your passport and this
form for your ID Card.

Students can go later this week and get your ELS Student ID.

Thursday and Friday of this week.
ELS ID Form:
You may at park any spot around the building that is not marked as "Reserved Parking".
Only park in the Handicapped Parking if you have permission from your doctor.



If you park in these spaces, your car will be towed and it
will cost you more than $100 to get it back.

Parking at ELS:
Houston @ The University of St. Thomas
Who's Who?
Ray Trantham
Jenny Townsend
Mathelda Molina
Pablo Hernandez
Martha Vititoe
Center Director
Academic Director
SEVIS Coordinator
IELTS Administrator
Housing Coordinator
Stuart Scholer
Barbara Land
Homestay Coordinator
Students MUST have this
BEFORE beginning classes
Texas Law for students under 22 of age.
Non-Academic Prezi
Information and Content by
Sara Nevares
Prezi design by
Jessica Stanley
1234 Mockingbird Ln, Apt # 567
Houston, TX 77089
832-555-5555 jml@gmail.com
Lee, Jose Mohammed
ELS Student Code of Conduct
Print your name,
sign and date.
Go see the Registrar
Carmen Martinez
Administrative Assistant
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