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Transitioning to College Life
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Finding my way around • UT Martin App • Don’t Be Afraid to Ask Someone! • PEP Leader
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Campus Security • Make sure you always lock your door • Don’t leave money laying around • Take valuables home over long breaks • Text-message opt-in
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Skyhawk Card Where to use your card • Food Court • Housing • Captain’s Coffee • Recreation Center • Paul Meek Library Skyhawk Card Tips • Memorize your 960 # • Discounts around Martin • Do not lose your card • Located in on the 1st floor of the Administration Building
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Staying Healthy • Student Health Offers: • Free Counseling Services • Free Health Services • Minimal charges are applied • No Health Insurance Needed • Staying Healthy: • Watch for the “Freshman 15” • Free Gym Membership
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Stay Around and You Won’t Drown • Students make a difference! • Over 150 Organizations • Go to the Greek Life Session or the Get Involved! Session to find your place at UTM.
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Time Management • Don’t procrastinate – Complete most important tasks first • Organization – Planner • Class Attendance • Turn key tasks into habits
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Study Tips • Go to the Library – Databases • Find your preferred method of studying • Switch it up • Build relationship with professors and other students
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Know your Resources • • • • • • Professors Teaching Assistant Supplemental Instructors Student Success Center Writing Center Math Lab
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Money • • • • Hometown Banking? Free Student Checking Accounts BE FRUGRAL Take advantage of campus amenities like On the Fly, Skyhawk Dining, and The Food Court.
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Wait, I don’t get this to myself? • Do a roommate agreement, even if you don’t think you need to! • Talk to your roommate as soon as problems arise, don’t let them build up! • Get help in solving problems if you can’t do it on your own • Communicate! Your roommate(s) can’t read your mind and you can’t read theirs.
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If I Could Do It All Over Again… 1. Don’t expect your living situation to be perfect 2. You can’t “study” like you did in high school 3. Going out on a Wednesday is cool and fun, but your 8 am lab won’t appreciate it too much. 4. The friends you have in August may notbe around in May 5. Make memories. You will never get your first year back!
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