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NEW STUDENT
ORIENTATION
  PROGRAM
  JANUARY 14–16, 2019
NEW STUDENT
ORIENTATION
  PROGRAM
  JANUARY 14–16, 2019
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                                            Table of Content                                                                                                 Welcome Note

Welcome Note.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3   Welcome to the American University of Beirut

University Mission Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4                        The New Student Orientation Program (NSOP) aims at
                                                                                                                                     helping you:
Academic Advising Mission Statement. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4                                      • Acquire necessary knowledge about academic requirements
Responsibilities of Academic Advisers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5                                      specific to your major or class
                                                                                                                                      • Register for classes in a relaxed atmosphere
Responsibilities of Students. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
                                                                                                                                      • Meet and make new friends
Responsibilities of Department Chairs. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7                                    • Acquire the tools needed to succeed
                                                                                                                                      • Become familiar with AUB’s traditions and history
Undergraduate Student Orientation Programs by Faculty.. . . . . . . . 9
                                                                                                                                      • Reconfirm that AUB is your right choice
International Students Orientation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
                                                                                                                                     Take the opportunity to read, listen, and ask questions to discover
Undergraduate Academic Advisers by Faculty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29                                               the uniqueness of AUB during the orientation.

Graduate Student Orientation Program.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49

Graduate Academic Advisers by Faculty. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 55

Registration Guidelines. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

Additional IT Tips. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 84

General Instructions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 88

Orientation and Registration Checklist. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91

Map Reference. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 96
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              University Mission Statement                                   Responsibilities of Academic Advisers

The American University of Beirut (AUB) is an institution of         Academic advisers have the following responsibilities:
higher learning founded to provide excellence in education, to
                                                                      • Support the mission of AUB to assist students to make
participate in the advancement of knowledge through research,
                                                                        appropriate academic and professional decisions, and to
and to serve the peoples of the Middle East and beyond.
                                                                        work with relevant faculty, student officers, administrative
Chartered in New York State in 1863, the University bases
                                                                        officers and staff to resolve student issues
its educational philosophy, standards, and practices on the
American liberal arts model of higher education. The University       • Be familiar with AUB’s academic programs, requirements,
believes deeply in and encourages freedom of thought and                policies and procedures, including but not limited to:
expression and seeks to foster tolerance and respect for diversity      programs of study, how to add or withdraw, filing of petitions
and dialogue. Graduates will be individuals committed to creative       and forms, and determining academic standing
and critical thinking, life-long learning, personal integrity and     • Assist students to select appropriate classes, choose majors,
civic responsibility, and leadership.                                   and develop academic plans, while also helping students
                                                                        to recognize and work through issues that hinder academic
                                                                        performance
        Academic Advising Mission Statement                           • Be sensitive and effective in assisting students with different
                                                                        life experiences, social and cultural backgrounds, values and
Academic advising is a collaborative process based on personal          abilities
responsibility, regular interaction, and positive rapport between
                                                                      • Be available and accessible to student advisees on a
students and faculty. The American University of Beirut will
                                                                        reasonable and reliable basis using an appropriate number
provide students with an advising experience that facilitates
                                                                        of office hours
personal development, enhances academic performance, and
ensures progress towards graduation.                                  • Maintain student confidentiality and high degree of
                                                                        professionalism
                                                                      • Help students to develop an understanding of academic and
                                                                        personal integrity
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                             Responsibilities of Students                                                                                Responsibilities of Department Chairs

It is your responsibility to:                                                                                                    Department Chairs have the following responsibilities:
    • Be familiar with AUB’s academic programs, degree                                                                            • Organize the structure and processes of the academic
      requirements, policies, procedures and resources                                                                              advising system within their respective departments
    • Make appointments with your academic adviser on a regular                                                                   • Train departmental advisers to be responsible and committed
      and timely basis, as required by the university, faculties and                                                                to academic advising
      departments                                                                                                                 • Address relevant advising issues, including but not limited
    • Respect the personal time and boundaries of your academic                                                                     to: the performance of academic advising, curriculum reform
      adviser by being on time for appointments, limiting                                                                           and information management (updates to forms, e-petitions,
      interactions with advisers to posted office hours, and being                                                                  degree requirements, undergraduate and graduate
      fully prepared to discuss academic issues                                                                                     catalogues and opening capacity for students)
    • Keep your academic adviser informed of any changes that                                                                     • Provide advisers and students within their respective
      might impact or interfere with your academic progress                                                                         departments with information about the advising process,
                                                                                                                                    including but not limited to: the names of advisers, changes
    • Establish and maintain your AUB email account
                                                                                                                                    in academic schedules, course equivalencies, and changes
    • Register for classes during your scheduled time period                                                                        in programs of study
    • Take personal responsibility for your actions and decisions                                                                 • When necessary, resolve advising issues in coordination with
    • Be aware of the Student Code of Conduct:                                                                                      relevant faculty, student officers, administrative officers, and
Formal Complaints The University has designed distinct processes to provide prompt, reliable, and impartial resolution              staff within the university and its various faculties
of allegations of a) discrimination; and b) sexual and other discriminatory harassment. Members of the AUB community
who believe that they have been discriminated against, but not harassed, may file a grievance in accordance with the              • Evaluate their department’s academic advisers and
University’s Grievance Policy and Procedures, which provide different processes for faculty, staff, students, and third
parties to address their concerns. All grievances alleging sex discrimination are routed to AUB’s Title IX coordinator,             processes in coordination with the Academic Advising Unit
who directs the implementation and administration of university policies and procedures on sex discrimination, sexual
harassment, and sexual violence. Members of the AUB community who believe they have been subjected to sexual or                     within their respective faculty
other discriminatory harassment may file a formal written complaint with the University’s Title IX coordinator or with a
designated receiving officer in the President’s Office, who will log the complaint and deliver it to the Title IX coordinator.    • Serve as secondary academic advisers within their respective
The University’s Procedures to Address Formal Allegations of Sexual and Other Discriminatory Harassment provide more
specific instructions on the filing of harassment complaints and on related procedures.                                             departments
UNDER-
  GRADUATE
    STUDENT
ORIENTATION
 PROGRAMS
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The New Student Orientation Program provides all students with
the necessary information and services to ensure a smooth and                   Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS):
successful transition to AUB and set you off to a great start!                  Sophomore and Freshman Students
Below is the schedule of orientation/advising and registration.
Make sure to see your adviser before the registration starts.      Date/Time                  Activity                  Presenter             Location

                                                                  10:40 am– Office of International Hala                                  Assembly
     Undergraduate Student Orientation Programs                   10:45 am Programs                 Dimechkie                             Hall
                     by Faculty                                                                                                           West Hall,
                                                                  10:45 am– Registration demo
                                                                                                                     IT Team              Bathish
                                                                  11:15 am session
                                                                                                                                          Auditorium
           Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS):
                                                                  11:15 am–
           Sophomore and Freshman Students                        12:15 pm
                                                                            Lunch Break

Date/Time              Activity       Presenter       Location                                                                            My
                                                                            FAS Sophomore Advising Sessions
                                                                  12:30 pm–                                                               Department
                 Tuesday, January 15, 2019                        1:30 pm   Freshman Academic Advising                                    West Hall,
9:00 am–                                                                    Group Session                                                 Room 310
             Sign-in                                West Hall
10:00 am
                                                                  1:30 pm–                                                                Designated
                                                                                    Individual Academic Advising
10:00 am– Welcome by Dean of        Talal      Assembly           5:00 pm                                                                 Adviser Office
10:05 am Student Affairs            Nezameddin Hall

10:05 am– Introduction to           Charbel         Assembly                           Wednesday, January 16, 2019
10:20 am Student Life               Tarraf          Hall
                                                                  8:00 am–                                                                Designated
                                                                                    Individual Academic Advising
10:20 am– Introducing the                       Assembly          5:00 pm                                                                 Adviser Office
                                    Ruby Sawaya
10:25 am Counseling Center                      Hall
                                                                  11:00 am          * Online Registration for Sophomore
          Student Support:
10:25 am– Accessible Education,                     Assembly
                                Remy Elias
10:30 am Outreach, and Peer                         Hall
          Support

10:30 am–                                           Assembly
          IT Session                Yousif Asfour
10:35 am                                            Hall

          Student Resources
10:35 am–                                           Assembly
          (Equity and Title IX):  Mitra Tauk
10:40 am                                            Hall
          Office of the President

                                                                  * Online course registration for all new and old returning students continues till
                                                                    Friday, January 18, 2019.
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     Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS):            Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences (FAFS):
                   Sophomore Students                                           Sophomore Students

 Date/Time          Activity       Presenter        Location    Date/Time                  Activity                 Presenter              Location

                 Tuesday, January 15, 2019                      11:15 am–
                                                                          Lunch Break
                                                                12:15 pm
9:00 am–
              Sign-in                             West Hall                                                                            FAFS Room
10:00 am                                                                          FAFS Advising Sessions
                                                                                                                                       203
10:00 am– Welcome by Dean of Talal                Assembly
10:05 am  Student Affairs    Nezameddin           Hall                                                           Ammar Olabi
                                                                          General Faculty                                              FAFS Room
                                                                                                                 Associate
10:05 am– Introduction to                         Assembly      12:30 pm– Orientation                            Dean
                                                                                                                                       203
                                 Charbel Tarraf
10:20 am  Student Life                            Hall          1:30 pm
                                                                                                                 Mohammad              FAFS Room
10:20 am– Introducing the                         Assembly                        Academic Advising
                                 Ruby Sawaya                                                                     Farran                203
10:25 am  Counseling Center                       Hall
                                                                                  FAFS Group                     Mohammad              FAFS Room
          Student Support:                                                        Academic Advising              Farran                203
          Accessible
10:25 am–                                         Assembly      1:30 pm–                                                               Designated
          Education,             Remy Elias                                       Individual Academic Advising
10:30 am                                          Hall          5:00 pm                                                                Adviser Office
          Outreach, and Peer
          Support

10:30 am–                                         Assembly
                                                                                    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
          IT Session             Yousif Asfour
10:35 am                                          Hall          8:00 am–                                                               Designated
                                                                                  Individual Academic Advising
          Student Resources                                     5:00 pm                                                                Adviser Office
10:35 am– (Equity and Title IX):                  Assembly      11:00 am          * Online Registration for Sophomore
                                 Mitra Tauk
10:40 am  Office of the                           Hall
          President

          Office of
10:40 am–                        Hala             Assembly
          International
10:45 am                         Dimechkie        Hall
          Programs

                                                  West Hall,
10:45 am– Registration demo
                                 IT Team          Bathish
11:15 am  session
                                                  Auditorium

                                                               * Online course registration for all new and old returning students continues till
                                                                 Friday, January 18, 2019.
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             Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS):                                  Faculty of Health Sciences (FHS):
                   Sophomore Students                                                 Sophomore Students

 Date/Time          Activity      Presenter      Location       Date/Time                  Activity                 Presenter             Location

                 Tuesday, January 15, 2019                      11:15 am–
                                                                           Lunch Break
                                                                12:15 noon
9:00 am–
              Sign-in                         West Hall         12:30 pm–                                                             My
10:00 am                                                                  FHS Advising Sessions
                                                                1:30 pm                                                               Department
10:00 am– Welcome by Dean        Talal
                                            Assembly Hall       1:30 pm–                                                              Designated
10:05 am  of Student Affairs     Nezameddin                                       Individual Academic Advising
                                                                5:00 pm                                                               Adviser Office
10:05 am– Introduction to        Charbel
                                              Assembly Hall
10:20 am  Student Life           Tarraf
                                                                                    Wednesday, January 16, 2019
10:20 am– Introducing the
                                 Ruby Sawaya Assembly Hall      8:00 am–                                                              Designated
10:25 am  Counseling Center                                                       Individual Academic Advising
                                                                5:00 pm                                                               Adviser Office
          Student Support:
          Accessible                                            11:00 am          * Online Registration for Sophomore
10:25 am–
          Education,             Remy Elias   Assembly Hall
10:30 am
          Outreach, and Peer                                                    Hariri School of Nursing (HSON):
          Support
                                                                                      Sophomore Students
10:30 am–
          IT Session             Yousif Asfour Assembly Hall    Date/Time                  Activity                 Presenter             Location
10:35 am

          Student Resources                                                            Tuesday, January 15, 2019
10:35 am– (Equity and Title IX):
                                 Mitra Tauk   Assembly Hall     9:00 am–
10:40 am  Office of the                                                           Sign-in                                             West Hall
          President                                             10:00 am

          Office of                                             10:00 am– Welcome by Dean                        Talal
10:40 am–                        Hala                                                                                       Assembly Hall
          International                       Assembly Hall     10:05 am  of Student Affairs                     Nezameddin
10:45 am                         Dimechkie
          Programs
                                                                10:05 am– Introduction to                        Charbel
                                                                                                                                      Assembly Hall
                                              West Hall,        10:20 am  Student Life                           Tarraf
10:45 am– Registration demo
                                 IT Team      Bathish
11:15 am  session
                                              Auditorium

                                                               * Online course registration for all new and old returning students continues till
                                                                 Friday, January 18, 2019.
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             Hariri School of Nursing (HSON):                                     Hariri School of Nursing (HSON):
                   Sophomore Students                                                   Sophomore Students
 Date/Time          Activity        Presenter      Location       Date/Time                  Activity                 Presenter             Location

10:20 am– Introducing the                                                             Wednesday, January 16, 2019
                                  Ruby Sawaya Assembly Hall
10:25 am  Counseling Center
                                                                  8:00 am–                                                              Designated
          Student Support:                                                          Individual Academic Advising
                                                                  5:00 pm                                                               Adviser Office
          Accessible
10:25 am–
          Education,              Remy Elias    Assembly Hall     11:00 am          * Online Registration for Sophomore
10:30 am
          Outreach, and Peer
          Support
                                                                                 Olayan School of Business (OSB):
10:30 am–
          IT Session              Yousif Asfour Assembly Hall                         Sophomore Students
10:35 am

          Student Resources                                       Date/Time                   Activity                  Presenter            Location
10:35 am– (Equity and Title IX):
                                 Mitra Tauk     Assembly Hall                            Tuesday, January 15, 2019
10:40 am  Office of the
          President
                                                                  9:00 am–
                                                                                    Sign-in                                               West Hall
          Office of                                               10:00 am
10:40 am–                         Hala
          International                         Assembly Hall
10:45 am                          Dimechkie                       10:00 am– Welcome by Dean                          Talal      Assembly
          Programs
                                                                  10:05 am  of Student Affairs                       Nezameddin Hall
                                                West Hall,
10:45 am– Registration demo                                       10:05 am– Introduction                             Charbel              Assembly
                                  IT Team       Bathish
11:15 am  session                                                 10:20 am  to Student Life                          Tarraf               Hall
                                                Auditorium

11:15 am–                                                         10:20 am– Introducing the                                               Assembly
           Lunch Break                                                                                               Ruby Sawaya
12:15 noon                                                        10:25 am  Counseling Center                                             Hall

                                                Hisham                      Student Support:
12:30 pm–                                                         10:25 am– Accessible Education,                                         Assembly
          HSON Advising Sessions                Jaroudi                                           Remy Elias
2:30 pm                                                           10:30 am  Outreach, and Peer                                            Hall
                                                Auditorium
                                                                            Support
2:30 pm–                                        Designated
              Individual Academic Advising                        10:30 am–                                                               Assembly
5:00 pm                                         Adviser Office              IT Session                               Yousif Asfour
                                                                  10:35 am                                                                Hall

                                                                 * Online course registration for all new and old returning students continues till
                                                                   Friday, January 18, 2019.
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                Olayan School of Business (OSB):                                             Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering
                     Sophomore Students                                                           and Architecture (MSFEA):
                                                                                                     Sophomore Students
 Date/Time                   Activity                  Presenter            Location
                                                                                       Date/Time             Activity      Presenter      Location
           Student Resources
 10:35 am– (Equity and Title IX):                                        Assembly                    Tuesday, January 15, 2019
                                                    Mitra Tauk
 10:40 am  Office of the                                                 Hall
           President                                                                   9:00 am–
                                                                                                   Sign-in                               West Hall
                                                                                       10:00 am
 10:40 am– Office of International Hala                                  Assembly
 10:45 am  Programs                Dimechkie                             Hall          10:00 am–   Welcome by Dean of    Talal      Assembly
                                                                                       10:05 am    Student Affairs       Nezameddin Hall
                                                                         West Hall,
 10:45 am– Registration demo
                                                    IT Team              Bathish       10:05 am–   Introduction to       Charbel         Assembly
 11:15 am  session
                                                                         Auditorium    10:20 am    Student Life          Tarraf          Hall
 11:15 am–                                                                             10:20 am–   Introducing the                       Assembly
           Lunch Break                                                                                                   Ruby Sawaya
 12:15 pm                                                                              10:25 am    Counseling Center                     Hall
 12:30 pm–                                                               Maamari                   Student Support:
           OSB Advising Sessions
 1:30 pm                                                                 Auditorium    10:25 am–   Accessible Education,                 Assembly
                                                                                                                         Remy Elias
                                                                                       10:30 am    Outreach, and Peer                    Hall
                                                                         Designated
 1:30 pm–                                                                                          Support
                   Individual Academic Advising                          Adviser
 5:00 pm
                                                                         Office        10:30 am–                                         Assembly
                                                                                                   IT Session            Yousif Asfour
                                                                                       10:35 am                                          Hall
                     Wednesday, January 16, 2019                                                   Student Resources
                                                                                       10:35 am–   (Equity and Title                     Assembly
                                                                         Designated                                      Mitra Tauk
 8:00 am–                                                                              10:40 am    IX): Office of the                    Hall
                   Individual Academic Advising                          Adviser
 5:00 pm                                                                                           President
                                                                         Office
                                                                                       10:40 am–   Office of International Hala          Assembly
 11:00 am          * Online Registration for Sophomore
                                                                                       10:45 am    Programs                Dimechkie     Hall

                                                                                                                                         West Hall,
                                                                                       10:45 am–   Registration demo
                                                                                                                         IT Team         Bathish
                                                                                       11:15 am    session
                                                                                                                                         Auditorium

                                                                                       11:15 am–
                                                                                                   Lunch Break
* Online course registration for all new and old returning students continues till     12:15 pm
  Friday, January 18, 2019.
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           Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering
                and Architecture (MSFEA):
                   Sophomore Students

  Date/Time                   Activity                  Presenter            Location

 12:30 pm–
                    MSFEA General Advising session                        ELH
 1:30 pm

                                                                          MSFEA
 1:30pm–
                    Coffee break                                          advising
 2:00 pm
                                                                          center

                    Department Academic Advising:
                    ARDS in room 211
                    (Architecture bldg.)
 2:00 pm–           ECE department – Bechtel 212        Designated
 3:00 pm            Industrial department – Bechtel 110 Classrooms
                    CEE department – Bechtel 211
                    MECH department – Bechtel 204
                     Chemical Engineering – Bechtel 205

 3:00 pm –          Individual Academic Advising
 5:00 pm            MSFEA Advising center

                     Wednesday, January 16, 2019
 11:00 am–          * Online Registration for Sophomore

* Online course registration for all new and old returning students continues till
  Friday, January 18, 2019.
INTERNATIONAL
     STUDENTS
  ORIENTATION
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           International Student Welcome Day                                         Monday, January 14, 2019
             (For ALL international Students)
                                                                     Date/Time         Activity         Presenter      Location
The purpose of this event is to welcome all international students
and introduce them to AUB and to the Lebanese community                                                              West Hall,
                                                                                 LUNCH               NA              Common
                                                                                                                     Room
                 Monday, January 14, 2019
                                                                                 Cultural Adjustment
                                                                                                                     West Hall,
 Date/Time         Activity          Presenter        Location                   to life in Beirut and
                                                                                                       OIP Mentors   Common
                                                                                 Lebanon-Dos and
                                                                                                                     Room
                                                   West Hall,                    Don’ts
8:30 am–                           OIP, IT and
             Sign-in                               Common
9:10 am                            Olga Safa                                     Campus Police-                      West Hall,
                                                   Room                                             Hala
                                                                                 Security on campus                  Common
                                                                                                    Dimechkie
                                                   West Hall,                    and in Lebanon                      Room
9:15 am–                           OIP Team +
             Introductions                         Common
3:15 pm                            Mentors                                                                           West Hall,
                                                   Room
                                                                                 Evaluations         NA              Common
                                                   West Hall,                                                        Room
             Human Bingo           OIP Mentors     Common
                                                   Room                                                              West Hall,
                                                                                 Group Photo         NA              Common
                                                   West Hall,                                                        Room
             Overview of the
                                   Basma Zeidan    Common
             Week                                                                                   OIP Mentors      West Hall,
                                                   Room                          Social Events and
                                                                                                    and Student      Common
                                                                                 Information Booths
                                                   West Hall,                                       Volunteers       Room
             Social Events         OIP Mentor      Common
                                                   Room                                                              West Hall,
                                                                                 Mentors Meet Up     OIP Mentors     Common
             Campus Resources                                                                                        Room
             (University Health
                                                   West Hall,
             Services, Office of   OIP Staff
                                                   Common
             Student Affairs,      and Mentors
                                                   Room
             Civic Engagement
             Opportunities)

                                                   West Hall,
             Campus Tour           OIP Mentors     Common
                                                   Room
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     Visiting and Exchange Group Advising Meeting                          International Non-Degree Students
        (for visiting and exchange students only)                                  Academic Advisers

The purpose of this event is to introduce visiting and exchange
students to academic and university resources.                                     Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                 Tuesday, January 15, 2019                              Adviser               Email           Office       Ext.

 Date/Time         Activity          Presenter        Location               International Non Degree Advisers
                                                                                                          Philosophy,
8:30 am–                                           West Hall,     Hans D. Muller        hm38@aub.edu.lb                   4269
             Sign in              OIP Mentors                                                             Fisk Hall 149
9:00 am                                            Auditorium A
                                                                                                          English,
                                                   West Hall,     Amy Alice Zenger      az07@aub.edu.lb                 4177
             Overview of the Day OIP Mentor                                                               Fisk Hall 227
                                                   Auditorium A

                                  IT             West Hall,
             IT Session
                                  Representative Auditorium A

             Rights and                            West Hall,
                                  Mitra Tauk
             Resources                             Auditorium A

                                                   West Hall,
             Library Tour         Albert Haddad
                                                   Auditorium A

9:00 am–                                           West Hall,
             Registration demo
12:50 pm                          IT Team          Bathish
             session
                                                   Auditorium

                                  Amy Alice
             Group Academic                        West Hall,
                                  Zenger and
             Advising                              Auditorium A
                                  Hans Muller

             Tuition Fees and
                                                   West Hall,
             other Practical      Basma Zeidan
                                                   Auditorium A
             Information

                                                   West Hall,
             Evaluations          OIP Mentors
                                                   Auditorium A
UNDERGRADUATE
     ACADEMIC
     ADVISERS
    BY FACULTY
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                                         Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

        Major                         Adviser                  Email              Location        Extension
 FAFS
 Undergraduate          Mohammad Farran**              mf02@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing A, 321    4450
 Program
 AGRI                   Yusuf Abou Jawdah              abujawyf@aub.edu.lb   AGRI Wing B, 507    4483
 AGRI                   Issam Bashour (Chair)          ib02@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing B, 516    4579
 AGRI                   Hana Sobh*                     hs05@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing B, 506    4486
 AGRI                   Shady Hamadeh                  shamadeh@aub.edu.lb   AGRI Wing A, 323    4458
 AGRI                   Hadi Jaafar                    hj01@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing B, 513    4501
 AGBU                   Gumataw Kifle Abebe            ga81@aub.edu.lb       Reynolds, 120       4511
 AGBU                   Ali Chalak                     ac22@aub.edu.lb       Reynolds, 122       4502
 AGBU                   Jad Chaaban                    jc11@aub.edu.lb       Reynolds, 124       4442
 AGBU                   Rami El Husseini*              re52@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing B, 517B   4580
 AGBU/AGRI              Lina Jaber*                    lj01@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing A, 308A   4467
* Secondary advisers for undergraduate students
** Coordinator of Undergraduate Studies

                                         Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

       Major                          Adviser                  Email              Location        Extension
 LDAR                   Yaser Abunnasr                 ya20@aub.edu.lb       Reynolds, 224       4548
 LDAR                   Nayla Al-Akl                   na143@aub.edu.lb      Reynolds, 221       4457
                                                                             Green House
 LDAR                   Monika Fabian                  mf36@aub.edu.lb                           4589
                                                                             Room,1
 LDAR                   Salma Talhouk                  ntsalma@aub.edu.lb    Reynolds, 216       4508
 LDAR                   Maria Gabriella Trovato        mt63@aub.edu.lb       Reynolds, 219       4494
 LDAR                   Rami Zurayk (Chair)            rzurayk@aub.edu.lb    Reynolds, 215       4571
 LDAR                   Nadine Modad*                  nm54@aub.edu.lb       Reynolds, 202       4578
 NTDT                   Marie Claire Chamieh           mc31@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing B, 415    4484
 NTDT                   Issmat Kassem                  ik12@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing A, 337    4456
 NTDT                   Lamis Jomaa                    lj18@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing A, 405    4554
 NTDT                   Lara Nasreddine                ln10@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing B, 413    4547
 NTDT                   Farah Naja                     fn14@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing B, 407    4504
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* Secondary advisers for undergraduate students
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                                         Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

       Major                          Adviser                     Email                      Location    Extension
 NTDT                   Omar Obeid                       oo01@aub.edu.lb            AGRI Wing B, 401B   4440
 NTDT                   Samer Kharroubi                  sk157@aub.edu.lb           AGRI Wing A, 329    4541
 NTDT                   Elie - Jacques Fares             ef08@aub.edu.lb            AGRI Wing A, 335    4926
 FSMT                   Abiad, Mohamad                   ma192@aub.edu.lb           AGRI Wing A, 331    4412
 FSMT                   Diryan, Basma                    bd00@aub.edu.lb            AGRI Wing B, 418    4550
 FSMT                   Olabi, Ammar                     ao01@aub.edu.lb            AGRI Wing A, 333    4500
 FSMT                   Toufeili, Imad (Chair)           toufeili@aub.edu.lb        AGRI Wing A, 301    4551
 NTDT/FSMT              Batoul Zaiter*                   bz11@aub.edu.lb            AGRI Wing B, 415A   4554
* Secondary advisers for undergraduate students

                                                  Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                Adviser                              Email                          Office               Extension

                                             Freshman Students Academic Advisers
                                                                     Fine Arts & Art History,
 Hala Auji                                   ha156@aub.edu.lb                                           3085
                                                                     Jesup Hall, 002-B
                                                                     Computer Science,
 Shady Elbassuoni                            se58@aub.edu.lb                                            4219
                                                                     Bliss Hall, 318
 Florian Bertrand                            fb31@aub.edu.lb         Mathematics, Bliss Hall, 307       4232

                                                  Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                Adviser                              Email                          Office               Extension

                                International Non-Degree Students Academic Advisers
 Hans D. Muller                              hm38@aub.edu.lb         Philosopy, Fisk Hall, 149          4269
 Amy Alice Zenger                            az07@aub.edu.lb         English, Fisk Hall, 227            4177
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                                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

            Adviser                        Email                            Office                   Extension

                          Incoming Majorless Students Academic Advisers
Fatima Abu Salem                fa21@aub.edu.lb               Computer Science, Bliss Hall 305     4224
Bilal Kaafarani                 bk06@aub.edu.lb               Chemistry, Chemistry Bldg. 416       3986
Sabine El Khoury                se24@aub.edu.lb               Mathematics, Bliss Hall 308          4230
Khouzama Knio                   kknio@aub.edu.lb              Biology, Biology Bldg. 215           3886
Hazar Abu Khuzam                hazar@aub.edu.lb              Mathematics, Bliss Hall 314          4220

                                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Departments/Majors        Chairperson              Adviser                 Email               Address and Ext.

                             Undergraduate Students Academic Advisers
                        Mahmoud Al-
Arabic & Near Eastern                                                                       College Hall 462,
                        Batal (Acting       Enass Khansa          ek39@aub.edu.lb
Languages - ARLL                                                                            Ext. 3868
                        Chair Person)

                                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Departments/Majors        Chairperson              Adviser                 Email               Address and Ext.
                                                                                            Biology Bldg. 105,
                                            Michel Bariche        mb39@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                            Ext: 3900
                                                                                            Biology Bldg. 308,
                                            Zakaria Kambris       zk28@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                            Ext: 3911
                                            Sawsan                                          Biology Bldg. 305,
                                                                  sawkreyd@aub.edu.lb
                        Imad Saoud          Kuraydiyyah                                     Ext: 3906
Biology - BIOL
                        Ghossoub                                                            Biology Bldg. 207,
                                            Mike Osta             mo07@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                            Ext: 3909
                                                                                            Biology Bldg. 101,
                                            Riyad Sadek           rsadek@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                            Ext: 3890
                                                                                            Biology Bldg. 205,
                                            Nada Sinno            ns02@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                            Ext: 3901
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                                   Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Departments/Majors     Chairperson          Adviser               Email         Address and Ext.

                                                                               Chemistry Bldg.
                                       Kamal Bouhadir     kb05@aub.edu.lb
                                                                               412, Ext: 3984
                                                                               Chemistry Bldg.
                                       Mazen Ghoul        mg05@aub.edu.lb
                                                                               510, Ext: 3999
Chemistry - CHEM     Tarek Ghaddar
                                                                               Chemistry Building
                                       Houssam El Rassy   he13@aub.edu.lb
                                                                               520 Ext: 3970
                                                                               Chemistry Building
                                       Antoine Ghauch     ag23@aub.edu.lb
                                                                               430, Ext: 3990
                                                                               Bliss Hall 104D,
                                       Haidar Safa        hs33@aub.edu.lb
Computer Science -                                                             Ext: 4270
                     Wassim El Hajj
CMPS                                   Mohamed El Baker                        Bliss Hall 104G,
                                                          mn115@aub.edu.lb
                                       Nassar                                  Ext: 4279

                                   Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Departments/Majors     Chairperson          Adviser               Email         Address and Ext.

                                                                               Ada Dodge Hall 233,
                                       Ramzi Mabsout      rm95@aub.edu.lb
                                                                               Ext: 4064
                                                                               Ada Dodge Hall 236,
                                       Usamah Ramadan     ur00@aub.edu.lb
                     Sumru Guler                                               Ext: 4069
Economics - ECON
                     Altug                                                     Ada Dodge Hall 235,
                                       Hossein Radmard    hr30@aub.edu.lb
                                                                               Ext: 4066
                                                                               Ada Dodge Hall 245,
                                       Nisreen Salti      ns17@aub.edu.lb
                                                                               Ext: 4068
                                       Amal Bou                                Fisk Hall 123,
Education                                                 bouzein@aub.edu.lb
                                       Zeineddine                              Ext: 3065
                     Tamer Amin
                                       Barend                                  Fisk Hall 113,
- ELEM                                                    bv00@aub.edu.lb
                                       Vlaardingerbroek                        Ext: 3074
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                                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Departments/Majors          Chairperson          Adviser               Email        Address and Ext.

English
                                                                                   Fisk Hall 205,
- ELNG                                      Kassim Shaaban    shaaban@aub.edu.lb
                          Syrine Hout                                              Ext: 4144
                                                                                   Fisk Hall 327,
- ELIT                                      Rana Issa         ri38@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4928
Fine Arts & Art History
- Art History (AHST)                        Hala Auji         ha156@aub.edu.lb     Nicely B4, Ext: 4350
                          Walid Sadek
                                                                                   Nicely Hall 319,
- Studio Arts (SART)                        Walid Sadek       ws03@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4245
Geology and
Petroleum Studies                                                                  Post Hall 210B,
                          Mohamed Saleh     Tony Nemer        tn01@aub.edu.lb
- GEOL                                                                             Ext: 4167
- PTST

                                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Departments/Majors          Chairperson          Adviser               Email        Address and Ext.

History & Archaeology
                                                                                   College Hall 444,
- AROL                                      Paul Newson       pn04@aub.edu.lb
                          John Lash Meloy                                          Ext: 4192
                                            Lyall Richard                          College Hall 450A,
- HIST                                                        la27@aub.edu.lb
                                            Armstrong                              Ext: 4065
Mathematics
                                                                                   Bliss Hall 104A,
- APPM                                      Sophie Moufawad   sm101@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4322
                          Wissam Raji
                                                                                   Bliss Hall 306,
- MATA & MATS                               Nabil Nassif      nn12@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4227
- STAT
                          Christopher                                              Fisk Hall 149,
Philosophy                                  Hans Muller       hm38@aub.edu.lb
                          Johns                                                    Ext: 4269
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                                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Departments/Majors        Chairperson             Adviser              Email          Address and Ext.

                                                                                     Physics Building
                                            Samih Isber        si00@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                     307, Ext: 4295
Physics                 Jihad Touma
                                            Theodore                                 Physics Building
                                                               tchristi@aub.edu.lb
                                            Christidis                               311, Ext: 4306
Political Studies and
Public Administration
                        Ohannes
                                                                                     Jesup Hall 203B,
- POLS                  Geukjian (Acting    Ohannes Geukjian   og01@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                     Ext: 4335
                        Chairperson)
                                                                                     Jesup Hall 203F,
- PUBA                                      Tania Haddad       th18@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                     Ext: 4182

                                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Departments/Majors        Chairperson             Adviser              Email          Address and Ext.

                                                                                     Jesup Hall 106 ,
                                            Pia Zeinoun        pz05@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                     Ext: 4366
                                                                                     Jesup Hall 103 ,
                                            Rim Saab           rs147@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                     Ext: 4367
Psychology - PSYC       Arne Dietrich
                                                                                     Jesup Hall 103A,
                                            Zahra Hussain      zh62@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                     Ext: 4371
                                                                                     Jesup Hall 101 ,
                                            Fatme El-Jamil     fa25@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                     Ext: 4372
Sociology
Anthropology and                                                                     Nicely Hall 203C,
Media Studies                               May Farah          mf15@aub.edu.lb
                        Livia Wick                                                   Ext: 3827
- MCOM                                                                               Jesup Hall 109,
                                            Livia Wick         lw01@aub.edu.lb
- SOAN                                                                               Ext: 4377
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                     Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

         Departments/Majors                 Chairperson           Adviser                Email

                                 Department of Architecture and Design
Architecture                                                Salma Damluji         ssdamluji@aub.edu.lb
                                         Mona Harb
Graphic Design                                              Yara Khoury           yk19@aub.edu.lb

                          Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Civil Engineering/Construction           Mutassem           Mounir Mabsout        mounir@aub.edu.lb
Engineering                              El Fadel           Shadi Najjar          sn06@aub.edu.lb

                          Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Computer and Communications
                                                            Ibrahim Abou Faycal   ia14@aub.edu.lb
Engineering
                                         Sami Karaki
                                                            Naseem Daher          nd38@aub.edu.lb
Electrical and Computer Engineering
                                                            Fadi Karameh          fk14@aub.edu.lb

                     Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

         Departments/Majors                 Chairperson           Adviser                Email

                                 Department of Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering                   Kamel Abou Ghali   Elie Shammas          es34@aub.edu.lb

                          Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Chemical Engineering                     Mohamad Ahmad      Mahmoud Al Hindi      ma211@aub.edu.lb

                         Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Industrial Engineering                   Bacel Maddah       Hussein Tarhini       ht27@aub.edu.lb
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                               Hariri School of Nursing

                    Adviser                     Email             Office      Ext.

Angela Massouh                         am50@aub.edu.lb     411C            5959
Danielle Damianos                      dd12@aub.edu.lb     320             5967
Dina Madi                              dm01@aub.edu.lb     311             5958
Hera Tashjian                          ht17@aub.edu.lb     321             5979
Lina Abi Fakhr                         la67@aub.edu.lb     310             5969
Lina Younan                            ly11@aub.edu.lb     522             5981
Marina Adra                            mg00@aub.edu.lb     313             5961
Mary Arevian                           mb00@aub.edu.lb     309             5972
May Khoury                             mn01@aub.edu.lb     312             5957
Nuhad Dumit                            ny00@aub.edu.lb     411F            5955/4714
Nour Alayan                            na62@aub.edu.lb     319             5960
Silva Dakessian                        sd61@aub.edu.lb     320             5967
Tamar Avedissian                       ta18@aub.edu.lb     318             5968

                               Hariri School of Nursing

                    Adviser                     Email             Office      Ext.

Talin Gulgulian                        Tg03@aub.edu.lb     318             5777
Ghada Assaf                            gn29@aub.edu.lb     411D            5973
Suzanne Dhainy                         sd16@aub.edu.lb     411A            5962

                              Olayan School of Business

                    Adviser                     Email             Office      Ext.

Rida Elias                             re00@mail.aub.edu   318             3771
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                               Faculty of Health Sciences

             Major                 Adviser           Email           Office        Ext.

Environmental Health          Joumana Nasr     jn16@aub.edu.lb   Van Dyck 413   4620/31
Medical Laboratory Sciences
                              Rula Al-Khatib
Medical Audiology Sciences                     ra03@aub.edu.lb   Van Dyck 321   4650/96
                              Al-Jamal
Medical Imaging Sciences
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    STUDENT
ORIENTATION
  PROGRAM
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     Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences Session               Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering
                                                                           and Architecture Session
 Date/Time         Activity         Presenter     Location

                 Tuesday, January 15, 2019                     Date/Time         Activity          Presenter     Location

             Overview by
3:00 pm–
4:00 pm
             Graduate            Isam Bashour   Room 203                       Tuesday, January 15, 2019
             Coordinator
                                                               3:00 pm     Faculty orientation

                                                                                                               Architecture
           Faculty of Arts and Sciences Session                3:00 pm     Urban Design/Urban Planning         Building room
                                                                                                               211
 Date/Time         Activity         Presenter     Location
                                                               3:00 pm     Civil Engineering     Chairperson   Bechtel 202
                 Tuesday, January 15, 2019
                                                                                                               Department
              Meet the Dean                                                Chemical                            (Munib
3:00 pm–                         Nadia          West Hall,     3:00 pm                           Chairperson
              and learn about                                              Engineering                         and Masri
4:00 pm                          El Cheikh      Auditorium A
              the Faculty                                                                                      Building)

                                                               3:00 pm     ECE/ECMP              Chairperson   Bechtel 211
            Faculty of Health Sciences Session                 3:00 pm     Engineering Management              Bechtel 212
 Date/Time         Activity         Presenter     Location     3:00 pm     Mechanical Engineering              Bechtel 204

                 Tuesday, January 15, 2019                     3:00 pm     Energy studies                      Bechtel 435

                                                Nabil          3:00 pm     Biomedical Engineering              Bechtel 537
3:00 pm–
             Faculty Graduate Orientation       Boustany
5:30 pm
                                                Auditorium
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                   General Orientation                                                     General Orientation
             for all Faculties and Programs                                          for all Faculties and Programs

Date/Time           Activity         Presenter       Location    Date/Time                   Activity                    Presenter              Location

                 Tuesday, January 15, 2019                        6:30 pm–
                                                                           Reception/Meet the Presenters
                                                                  7:30 pm
5:30 pm–
         West Hall, Bathish Auditorium
7:30 pm
                                                                                       Wednesday, January 16, 2019
                                                    West Hall,
5:30 pm–                                                                                                                                      Designated
         Sign-In and Welcome                        Bathish       8:00 am–
5:45 pm                                                                    Individual Academic Advising                                       Adviser
                                                    Auditorium    5:00 pm
                                                                                                                                              Office
            Presentation Program
                                                                  11:00 am– * Online Registration for Graduate
                                   Talal
            Student Life
                                   Nizameddin
            Student Support        Remy Elias
            Word of Welcome        Zaher Dawy
                                   Kamal Abou
            Graduate Council
                                   Mikhael
            Equity and Title IX    Mitra Tauk
                                                    West Hall,
5:45 pm– Office of International   Hala
                                                    Bathish
6:30 pm Programs                   Dimechkie
                                                    Auditorium
                                   Nabila
            AUB Libraries
                                   Shehabeddine
                                   Amy Zenger
            AUB Writing Center     and Emma
                                   Moghabghab
            IT Security Awareness
            and Academic Services Rami Farran
            for Graduate Students
            Graduate Student       Student
            Representation         Representative                * Online course registration for all new and old returning students continues till
                                                                    Friday, January 18, 2019.
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 ACADEMIC
 ADVISERS
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                              Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences

      Department                       Adviser                       Email                   Office          Ext.

                         Issam Bashour (Chair)               ib02@aub.edu.lb           AGRI Wing B, 516      4579
 Agriculture
                         Lina Jaber*                         lj01@aub.edu.lb           AGRI Wing A, 308A     4467
 Landscape Design        Rami Zurayk (Chair)                 rzurayk@aub.edu.lb        Reynolds, 215         4571
 and Ecosystem
 Management              Nadine Modad*                       nm54@aub.edu.lb           Reynolds, 202         4578

 Nutrition & Food        Imad Toufeili (Chair)               toufeili@aub.edu.lb       AGRI Wing A, 301      4551
 Sciences                Batoul Zaiter*                      bz11@aub.edu.lb           AGRI Wing B, 415A     4554
                         Giuliano Martiniello (Program
 Rural Community                                             gm43@aub.edu.lb           Reynolds, 115         4501
                         Coord)
 Development
                         Diana Marroush Abi Said*            dianamas@aub.edu.lb       Reynolds, 119         4503
                         Rachel Anne Bahn*                   rb89@aub.edu.lb           Reynolds, 118         4422
 Food Security
                         Martin Keulertz (Program Coord)     mk219@aub.edu.lb          Reynolds, 117         3086
 FAFS Graduate Majors    Issam Bashour**                     ib02@aub.edu.lb           AGRI Wing B, 516      4579
* Secondary Advisers
** Coordinator of Graduate Studies

                                        Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                          Chairperson/      Adviser(s) For New
  Departments/Majors                                                 Adviser's Email          Address and Ext.
                            Director          GR Students

 Arabic & Near Eastern    Mahmoud Al-
 Languages                                                                                 College Hall 456,
                          Batal (Acting     Mahmoud Al-Batal     ma426@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                           Ext: 3865
 - ARLL (GR & PhD)        Chairperson)
 Biology
                          Imad Saoud        Imad Saoud                                     Biology Bldg. 315,
 - BIOL                                                          is08@aub.edu.lb
                          Ghossoub          Ghossoub                                       Ext: 3913 / 3880
 - CMBL (PhD)
                          Tarek                                                            Chemistry Bldg. 428,
 Chemistry - CHEM                           Tarek Ghaddar        tg02@aub.edu.lb
                          Ghaddar                                                          Ext: 4057
 Computational Science                                                                     Post Hall 201C,
                          Jihad Touma       Joanna Doummar       jd31@aub.edu.lb
 - CMTS                                                                                    Ext: 4165
 Computer Science         Wassim                                                           Bliss Hall 115,
                                            Wassim El Hajj       we07@aub.edu.lb
 - CMPS                   El Hajj                                                          Ext: 4204
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                                   Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                      Chairperson/    Adviser(s) For New
 Departments/Majors                                           Adviser's Email      Address and Ext.
                        Director        GR Students

Economics
                      Sumru Guler     Casto Martin                               Ada Dodge Hall 241,
- ECON                                                     km42@aub.edu.lb
                      Altug           Montero Kuscevic                           Ext: 4063
- FINE

                                   Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                      Chairperson/    Adviser(s) For New
 Departments/Majors                                           Adviser's Email      Address and Ext.
                        Director        GR Students

                                      Saouma                                     Fisk Hall 233,
                                                           boujaoud@aub.edu.lb
                                      Boujaoude (SCNC)                           Ext:3094
                                       Rima Karami                               Fisk Hall 133,
                                                           ra10@aub.edu.lb
                                      (EAPS)                                     Ext:3058
                                      Amal Bou                                   Fisk Hall 123,
                                                           bouzein@aub.edu.lb
                                      Zeineddine (ELED)                          Ext: 3065
                                       Karma El-Hassan                           Fisk Hall 117,
Education - EDUC      Tamer Amin                           kelhasan@aub.edu.lb
                                      ( EPTM)                                    Ext: 3076
                                       Ghazi Ghaith                              Fisk Hall 109,
                                                           gghaith@aub.edu.lb
                                      (TEFL)                                     Ext:3072
                                       Murad Jurdak                              Fisk Hall 115,
                                                           jurdak@aub.edu.lb
                                      (MATH)                                     Ext:3075
                                       Vivian Khamis                             Fisk Hall 125,
                                                           vk07@aub.edu.lb
                                      (EPSG)                                     Ext: 3067
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                                       Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                         Chairperson/     Adviser(s) For New
 Departments/Majors                                               Adviser's Email     Address and Ext.
                           Director         GR Students

English
                                          Arthur Michael                            Fisk Hall 325,
- ELNG                                                         av03@aub.edu.lb
                         Syrine Hout      Vermy                                     Ext: 4106
                                                                                    Fisk Hall 203,
- ELIT                                    David A Currell      dc13@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                    Ext: 4092
Fine Arts and Art                                                                   Jesup Hall B4,
                         Walid Sadek      Hala Auji            ha156@aub.edu.lb
History                                                                             Ext: 4350
Geology & Petroleum
Studies                  Mohamed          Abdel Fattah                              Post Hall 201E,
                                                               arahman@aub.edu.lb
                         Salah            Abdel Rahman                              Ext: 4170
- GEOL

                                       Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                         Chairperson/     Adviser(s) For New
 Departments/Majors                                               Adviser's Email     Address and Ext.
                           Director         GR Students

History & Archaeology
                                                                                    College Hall 436,
- AROL                   John Lash        Helen Sader          hsader@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                    Ext: 4183
                         Meloy
- HIST                                                                              College Hall 440,
                                          John Lash Meloy      jm03@aub.edu.lb
- AMEH (PhD)                                                                        Ext: 4185
Mathematics
(MATA & MATS)                                                                       Bliss Hall 317A,
                         Wissam Raji      Wissam Raji          wr07@aub.edu.lb
- MATA                                                                              Ext: 4214
- MATS
Middle Eastern Studies
                                                                                    Ada Dodge Hall 211,
- MEST                                    Aliya Saidi          as33@aub.edu.lb
                         Samer Frangie                                              Ext: 3849
                                                                                    College Hall 469,
- ISLM                                    Mario Kozah          mk81@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                    Ext: 3863
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                                      Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                        Chairperson/     Adviser(s) For New
 Departments/Majors                                              Adviser's Email     Address and Ext.
                          Director         GR Students

                        Christopher                                                Fisk Hall 155,
Philosophy - PHIL                        Raymond Brassier     rb60@aub.edu.lb
                        Johns                                                      Ext: 3149
Physics
- PHYS                  Jihad Touma                                                Physics Bldg. 319,
                                         Michel Kazan         mk140@aub.edu.lb
- TPHY (PhD)                                                                       Ext: 4307
Political Studies and
Public Administration
                        Ohannes                                                    Jesup Hall 200,
- POLS                                   Ohannes Geukjian     og01@aub.edu.lb
                        Geukjian                                                   Ext: 4335
                        (Acting                                                    Jesup Hall 203F,
- PUBA                  Chairperson)     Tania Haddad         th18@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4182
                                                                                   Jesup Hall 203C,
- PPIA                                   Tariq Tell           tt09@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4341

                                      Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                        Chairperson/     Adviser(s) For New
 Departments/Majors                                              Adviser's Email     Address and Ext.
                          Director         GR Students

Psychology
                                                                                   Jesup Hall 106,
                                         Pia Zeinoun          pz05@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4366
                                                                                   Jesup Hall 103,
- PSYC                                   Rim Saab             rs147@aub.edu.lb
                        Arne Dietrich                                              Ext: 4367
                                                                                   Jesup Hall 103A,
                                         Zahra Hussain        zh62@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4529
                                                                                   Jesup Hall 101,
- CLPS                                   Fatme El-Jamil       fa25@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                   Ext: 4372
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                                       Faculty of Arts and Sciences

                          Chairperson/    Adviser(s) For New
 Departments/Majors                                                  Adviser's Email     Address and Ext.
                            Director        GR Students

Sociology Anthropology
and Media Studies
                                                                                       Jesup Hall 102,
- ANTH                                    Kirsten Scheid         ks28@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                       Ext: 4368
                          Livia Wick
                                          Anaheed                                      Nicely Hall 201C,
- SOGY                                                           aa238@aub.edu.lb
                                          Al-Hardan                                    Ext: 3385
                                                                                       Nicely Hall 203C,
- MDST                                    May Farah              mf15@aub.edu.lb
                                                                                       Ext: 3827
Transnational American                                                                 Fisk Hall 207,
                          Robert Myers    Robert Myers           rm33@aub.edu.lb
Studies - TAMS                                                                         Ext: 4141

                     Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

                 Departments/Majors                    Chairperson          Adviser            Email

                                Department of Architecture and Design
Urban Planning/Urban Design                           Mona Harb        Mona Fawaz      mf05@aub.edu.lb

                         Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
                                                      Mutassem         Mutassem
Civil Engineering                                                                      mfadel@aub.edu.lb
                                                      El Fadel         El Fadel

                         Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering                   Sami Karaki      Sami Karaki     skaraki@aub.edu.lb

                                Department of Mechanical Engineering
                                                                       Mutassem
Mechanical Engineering/Applied Energy                                                  ms144@aub.edu.lb
                                                      Kamel Abou       Shihade
                                                      Ghali            Nesreen
Energy Studies                                                                         farah@aub.edu.lb
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                    Maroun Semaan Faculty of Engineering and Architecture

                Departments/Majors                     Chairperson            Adviser               Email

                           Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
                                                      Mohammad
Chemical Engineering                                                       Walid Saad         ws20@aub.edu.lb
                                                      Ahmad

                          Department of Industrial Engineering and Management
Engineering Management                                Bacel Maddah         Bacel Maddah       bm05@aub.edu.lb

                                       Biomedical Engineering Program
Biomedical Engineering                                Zaher Dawy           Zaher Dawy         zd03@aub.edu.lb

                                          Faculty of Health Sciences

            Major                         Adviser                  Email                  Office            Ext.

Master of Public Health              Lama EL Kadi       le19@aub.edu.lb             Van Dyck 232       4687
Epidemiology                         Monique Chaaya     mchaaya@aub.edu.lb          Van Dyck 311       4640/9
Environmental Sciences -
                                     May Massoud        mm35@aub.edu.lb             Van Dyck 415       4620/28
Major Environmental Health

                                           Hariri School of Nursing

                           Adviser                                    Email               Office        Ext.

Gladys Honein                                               gh30@aub.edu.lb             520         5977
Hala Darwish                                                hd30@aub.edu.lb             514         5938/ 7427
Laila Farhood                                               lf00@aub.edu.lb             511         5975
Michael Clinton                                             mc42@aub.edu.lb             523         5956/ 5445
Nuhad Dumit                                                 ny00@aub.edu.lb             513         5955/4714
Samar Noureddine                                            sn00@aub.edu.lb             512         5966
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                                      Olayan School of Business

                       Program                                Adviser          Email

MFIN - Master in Finance                            Henry Azzam         Ha138@aub.edu.lb
MHRM - Master in Human Resource Management          Lina Daouk          Ld15@aub.edu.lb
MSBA - Master in Business Analytics                 Krzysztof Fleszar   Kf09@aub.edu.lb
MBA - Master in Business Administration             Lina Tannir         Lt01@aub.edu.lb
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REGISTRATION
  GUIDELINES
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                   AUBnet Account Activation

                                                                                                                                                                  Office in case the student had a “Disabled Pin
                                                                                                                                                                  Advise students to check with the Registrar’s
     N.B.: If not yet done, this activity must have been completed

                                                                         Details to be pinpointed to Students
     prior to attending the mock registration session, since it takes
     around 1 hour to activate the account

Step One:

                                                                                                                                                                  Code” Message or forgot PIN
      ___   Access AUB website
      ___   Go to Students
      ___   Select Information Technology (IT)
      ___   Getting Started - New Student
      ___   Go to Activate your AUBnet account
      ___   Read AUB code of conduct
      ___   Press CONTINUE
      ___   Complete the form
      ___   Press ACTIVATE

2) Authenticate Your AUBnet and AUB Office 365 Account

                                                                                                                Access AUB Student Information System
                                                                                                                (AUBsis) Homepage directly from AUB
     • When your AUB Office 365 Account is set up, you will

                                                                                                                                                        • Set Security Question and Answer
     receive an email notification to your Preferred Email box, as per

                                                                                                                                                        • Go to “Enter Secure Area” at the

                                                                                                                                                          Birthday in the form “MMDDYY”
                                                                                                                                                        • Enter Pin Code set to Student’s
     the account you provided to the Office of Admissions:

                                                                                                                Homepage: www.aub.edu.lb
     • For more information on how to access your Office 365

                                                                                                                                                        • Enter Student ID Number
                                                                         Procedure

                                                                                                                                                        • Exit (from Secure Area)
     mailbox please go to the following URL: www.aub.edu.lb/it/live

                                                                                                                                                        • Change the Pin-code
                                                                                                                                                          bottom of the page
                                                                         Task

                                                                                                                                                                         Activate
                                                                                                                     Login to
                                                                                                                     AUBsis

                                                                                                                                                                         AUBsis
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    Task                       Procedure                           Details to be pinpointed to Students

               • Access AUB Student Information
                 System (AUBsis) Homepage directly
                 from AUB Homepage
                 http://www.aub.edu.lb
               • Click on “LOGIN AS STUDENT”
Login as a
                 (blue button)
Student
               • Enter your AUBnet user name
                 (e.g. if your AUB email is
                 abc123@mail.aub.edu, then your
                 user name will be abc123)
               • Enter your AUBnet password

               • Check the Advisers section for your
                 Primary Academic Advisor
                 Alternatively, you may always:
               • Click on Student Services                   They need to see their advisers to plan their
Know Adviser
               • Click on Registration                       curricula and get their Alternate Pin
               • Click on Student Record/Adviser
               • Select a Term
               • Click Submit

    Task                       Procedure                           Details to be pinpointed to Students

               • Click on Registration Notices               Check your Registration Status will display
                 notification on the top right side of the   various items that affect registration including:
Check            page. Alternatively, you may always:        • Time tickets, when they will be able to register.
Registration   • Click on Registration                       • Permits and Override granted (Pre-Co
Status         • Select a Term                                 requisites, Capacity, Faculty Restrictions
               • Click Submit                                  and others).
               • Click on Check Your Registration Status     • Registration Holds.
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    Task                     Procedure                          Details to be pinpointed to Students

                                                          • CRN is a five-digit unique identifier assigned to
                                                            a specific class section
                                                          • Students should plan their schedule ahead of
                                                            time and keep a list of the CRNs
                                                          • C indicates a closed class
                                                          • NR identifies a section with remaining seats.
                                                            NR is replaced by a box when you have time
                                                            tickets. To register check the box and click
                                                            Register
                                                          • Credit One credit is a unit of academic credit;
              • Click on Registration
Plan                                                        one hour (50 minutes) a week for an academic
              • Click on Look up classes to add to
Schedule                                                    semester
                search for courses and register
                                                          • Days: M is Monday, T is Tuesday, W is
                                                            Wednesday, R is Thursday and F is Friday
                                                          • Cap maximum capacity of the section
                                                          • Act actual capacity
                                                          • Rem remaining capacity
                                                          • Instructor Note: TBA means To be Announced
                                                          • Attribute is what the course will be considered
                                                            for the student, the properties of the course
                                                            (Natural Science, Arabic Communication Skills,
                                                            Social Science, Humanities or it may be empty)

    Task                     Procedure                          Details to be pinpointed to Students

              • There are two ways to Register One
                course at a time or all your courses.
              • To register one course at a time
              • Click on Registration
              • Click on Look up classes to add to
                search for courses and register
              • To register all your courses at the       Students need to have their Alternate Pin to
To Register
                same time                                 register
              • Click on Registration
              • Click on Add/Drop/Withdraw Classes
              • Enter the CRN of the courses in the Add
                Classes Worksheet boxes at the end of
                the page
              • Click Submit Changes button

              • Click on Registration
              • Click on Add/Drop/Withdraw Classes
To Drop
              • Using the drop down menu, choose
a course
                Web Drop
              • Click Submit Changes
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    Task                        Procedure                          Details to be pinpointed to Students

                • Click on Registration
                • Click on Add/Drop/Withdraw Classes         Students who are not able to Add or Drop a
                • Use the drop down menu                     course should check their Registration Errors (for
To Drop and
                • Choose Web Drop                            example, Prerequisite),
Add a course
                • Write down the CRN of the course you       To remove a restriction, students need to check
                  want to add in Add Classes Worksheet       with the department offering the course.
                • Click Submit Changes

View            • Click on Registration                      To view their schedule by day and time for the
Schedule by     • Click on Student Schedule by Day           subsequent or previous semesters, students
Day and Time      and Time                                   should click Next Week or Previous Week

                                                             Highlight the following terms:
View Student                                                 Assigned Instructor by clicking on the email icon
                • Click on Registration
Detail                                                       you can contact your instructor
                • Click on Student Detail Schedule
Schedule                                                     Grade Mode Numeric Credits or Pass/Fail
                                                             Level Undergraduate or graduate

    Task                        Procedure                          Details to be pinpointed to Students

                Click on Holds notification on the top       If the type of hold is related to financial issues,
                right side of the page. Alternatively, you   students need to contact the Comptroller’s Office
To View Holds   may always:                                  For other holds, Students need to contact the
                • Click on Student Records                   Registrar’s Office on the following Extensions:
                • Click on View Holds                        2570, 2573, 3575

                Click on View Grades link on the left side
                menu of the page. Alternatively, you may
To View Final
                always:
Grades
                • Click on Student Records
                • Click on Final Grades

                Click on Academic Transcript link on the
                left side menu of the page. Alternatively,
                you may always:
To View
                • Click on Student Records                   Students will be able to access, view and print
Academic
                • Click on Academic Transcript               their unofficial transcript
Transcript
                • Choose Transcript Level All levels or
                   Undergraduate
                • Click Submit
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    Task                           Procedure                        Details to be pinpointed to Students

Timeout          10 minute inactivity causes web session
Session          timeout. Advise students to log in again.

                                                              Students, who add courses after their Payment
                                                              of Fees, should report to the Student’s Accounts
                                                              Section, Comptroller’s Office, College Hall, as
                 •   Click on Student Services                soon as their courses are registered in order
                 •   Click on Student Records                 to pay any additional fees that may result
To Pay Tuition                                                from the adjustments that they introduced to
                 •   Click on Web Statement of fees
Fees                                                          their schedules.
                 •   Print page and take it to the bank to
                     pay                                      Failure to pay the additional fees within a period
                                                              of fourteen days beginning with the last day of
                                                              Drop and Add Period will result in the student
                                                              being dropped from the added course(s).

     Task                          Procedure                        Details to be pinpointed to Students

                 Go to AUBsis – Enter Secure Area
                 Select HIP Exemption
                 • Scan your Private Insurance Card or
Waive HIP          Certificate, enter expiry date, and
                   upload
                 • A confirmation email will be sent to you
                   within 3 working days

                 •   Access AUB website
Buy Print/       •   Go to Students
                                                              The paid printing service is available in libraries
Copy/Scan        •   Select Information Technology (IT)
                                                              and public labs.
Quota            •   Under “ I WANT To---” , click on
                     Purchasing Printing Quota
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    Task                       Procedure                    Details to be pinpointed to Students

                Are you worried to leave your computer
                behind? Are you worried about data
                recovery after Ransomware attack? Are
                you facing storage capacity limitations?
                Do you want to access your data from
                anywhere? Do you want to collaborate
                with teams/students and maintain
Office 365      documents versions? Go to Office 365
– One Drive     guidelines for AUB and you will find your
Configuration   solutions and step-by-step guides to use
                OneDrive:
                • Access AUB IT Customer Support
                  website: http://www.aub.edu.lb/it/
                  custsupp
                • Go to Office 365 Guide
                • Click on Getting Started with OneDrive
                  for Business

    Task                       Procedure                    Details to be pinpointed to Students

                Password:
                • Do not Share your password
                • Use strong password and change it
                  frequently
                Phishing:
                • Verify the source of links/attachments
                  before opening them
                • Validate the requestor of information
                  (Email, web page, Phone call)
                • Think before providing personal or
Security Tips
                  confidential information
                Device Protection:
                • Lock your device before leaving it
                  unattended
                • Don’t leave your device out of sight
                • Protect your device with a password
                • Regularly scan your devices for virus/
                  malware
                • Do not download or use pirated or
                  untrusted software
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                                                                    • To connect in any Eduroam member institution
                        Additional IT Tips                            Connect to wireless network SSID, choose “eduroam”
                                                                      Enter your AUBnet Account full credentials when prompted
1) To Activate your new Student AUBnet Account
     Go to any public computer lab and log in using “newstudent”
     for the username and the password
 • Open your browser and go to https://myaccount.aub.edu.lb/
   Or use any internet connected device
 • Open your browser and go to https://myaccount.aub.edu.lb/
     Prerequisites:
 • Your Student ID number (9 digit number)
 • Your Birth date or your ID barcode number (6 digit number
   on back of AUBID)

2) To Connect to AUB Wireless
 • To connect inside AUB:                                           • Prerequisites:
   Connect to wireless network SSID, choose “AUBdot1x”                You should have completed the activation processes
   Enter your AUBnet Account credentials when prompted                (step 1 above)
                                                                    • Advantage of “eduroam” connection:
                                                                   If you are travelling or visiting other universities, you can connect
                                                                   to the Internet by simply selecting the eduroam Wi-Fi connection
                                                                   on your computer or smart device using your “home institution”
                                                                   credentials (user name and password)
                                                                   eduroam allows members from participating institutions to obtain
                                                                   free Internet connectivity in over 70 countries
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3) To Check your Email                                               5) To Access the IT Service Catalogue:
     Open your browser and go to:                                    Open your browser and go to https://www.aub.edu.lb/it/service
     https://outlook.com/mail.aub.edu                                catalog/pages/index.aspx
                                                                     This provides the community with a comprehensive new way to
                                                                     access information about the services IT provides to students,
                                                                     faculty, staff, and the community at large. The catalog answers a
                                                                     frequently asked question - “What services do you offer as IT?”
                                                                     That’s of course the tip of the iceberg: like a restaurant menu, it
                                                                     lists what could be served but doesn’t explain how the kitchen
                                                                     makes it happen.

4) To Access our eLearning System “Moodle”:                          6) To Get Assistance from IT Service Desk
 • Go to AUB homepage and click on “E-Learning” link, or              • You can log on to the Service Desk Portal:
                                                                        https://servicedesk.aub.edu.lb/
 • Open your browser and go to http://moodle.aub.edu.lb
                                                                      • Or email the IT Service desk at:
                                                                        IT.helpdesk@aub.edu.lb

                                                                     Important Notes:
                                                                      • IT Service Desk agents will only provide help with the
                                                                        configuration once students have tried to configure their
                                                                        devices themselves.

Moodle (E-Learning) is the official Learning Management System        • IT Service Desk does not support personal devices except
(LMS) at AUB and it is used:                                            in wireless configuration.
                                                                      • Configuration for Phones and PDAs is done according to
a. To teach Web-Enhanced, Blended/Hybrid, and online courses            the manuals present online.
b. As a means of communication between professors and                • If you have forgotten your AUBnet password, You can reset it
    their students                                                      by going to one of the above offices. Make sure you have your
                                                                        AUB Student ID with you.
c. By professors to post all their course material, announcements
    related to the course, etc.                                       • If you have forgotten your AUbnet username, you can look it
                                                                        up in the AUB Directory website (accessed from the computer
d. By students to access course resources and activities from          labs) by searching for your name.
    any device (PC, Laptop, smartphone, IPad…) with Internet
    connection regardless of the Operating System                    Note: AUBsis ID and pin code are different from your AUBnet username
                                                                     and password.
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                                                                        Bring a digital or hard copy of your writing as well as the writing
                     General Instructions                               prompt (if there is one).
                                                                        Writing takes time, so schedule an appointment well before
Arabic for Communication Skills Requirement                             your deadline, show up on time, and know that you might need
                                                                        multiple appointments to cover everything you want to.
Students who are holders of the Lebanese Baccalaureate can fulfill
the current Arabic for Communication Skills requirement by taking
any of the Arabic courses that have the Arabic Communication             Schedule an                    https://aub.edu.lb/writingcenter
Skills attribute without taking a placement exam.                        appointment, meet our          .25-minutes .50-minutes
                                                                         tutors, and find resources     (for graduate students only)
Students who hold diplomas other than the Lebanese
Baccalaureate can take a placement test (administered by the                                            214 Ada Dodge Hall – on the
Department of Arabic) to determine their level of proficiency            Writing Center locations       terrace
in Arabic and place them accordingly. Students whose Arabic                                             336 West Hall
proficiency is limited can be placed in Arabic as a Foreign Language
                                                                                                        Email us:
(AFL) courses.                                                           Questions?
                                                                                                        writingcenter@aub.edu.lb

The Writing Center                                                                                      Twitter and Instagram:
                                                                         Follow us on social media      @aubwrites
The Writing Center offers free support for all students on any                                          Facebook: WrC.AUB
writing task.
We know writing is hard! You don’t have to be a weak writer to
come to the Writing Center: All writers need an extra pair of eyes
(and ears) at some point.                                               General Registration Instructions
What should you expect?                                                  • If you wish to add courses you should report to the accounts
                                                                           section, Comptroller Office, College Hall to pay for additional
Our goal is to make you a better writer, not just make your paper          fees that they may owe the university as a result of the
better. Tutors will work with you individually or on group projects        adjustment.
at all stages of the writing process: understanding an assignment,
brainstorming ideas, organizing topics, citing sources, editing          • Fees are paid in certified checks that should be issued
and proofreading, and more.                                                in order of the bank concerned in the following format:
                                                                           “Pay to the order of (name of bank here) account AUB.”
You will be the one doing the work: We support and advise as you         • Once you have completed your registration including the
write and edit. It doesn’t matter if you have one tiny question or if      payment of fees, no further changes in the schedule will be
you have total writer’s block. We’ll help!                                 allowed until the drop and add periods.
How should you prepare for an appointment?
                                                                        Textbooks at AUB Bookstore:
Come ready to talk about what you’re struggling with, what
questions you have, or what your concerns are.                          AUB students can purchase textbooks from the AUB bookstore
                                                                        and benefit from 10% discount.
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Auxiliary Services
                                                                               Orientation and Registration Checklist
Auxiliary Services assists all students with major students’ services
at AUB. You will find necessary information and helpful tips on:                Task             Office Involved           Date
 • Discounted university books at our Bookstore, Ext: 2390
                                                                        Submit your student
 • Copying and duplicating of course materials printing of thesis       confirmation form:     Admissions Office,
   and any other projects at competitive prices at the Central                                                       January 7, 2019
                                                                        Freshman and           College Hall
   Duplicating Center, Ext: 2191, 2392                                  Sophomore
 • AUB ID issuance at the ID Center after uploading your photo
   and paying your tuition fees, Ext: 2376, 2377                        Submit your Official   Admissions Office,    January 15,
                                                                        Required Documents     College Hall          2019
 • Student parking facilities on Lower Campus next to OSB
 • Local mail and international at the Post Office, Ext: 2192           Sign up for New
                                                                                               Student Affairs       Check the NSOP
                                                                        Student Orientation
 • Express Aramex and TNT courier services at students                                         Office, West Hall     Website
                                                                        Program (NSOP)
   discounted fees (see Auxiliary Services web site -Post Office)
 • Vending machines services                                                                                         Check the
                                                                                               Student Affairs
 • Graduation caps and gowns distribution, Ext: 3155, 2193              Attend the NSOP                              Orientation
                                                                                               Office, West Hall
                                                                                                                     Schedule
and other services on the Auxiliary Services web site
http://www.aub.edu.lb/auxiliary/Pages/index.aspx                                               Online or
                                                                                                                     During
                                                                        Submit your Medical    University
                                                                                                                     Orientation
                                                                        Record                 Health Services
                                                                                                                     at the latest
                                                                                               (Infirmary)

                                                                                                                     During
                                                                        Submit your Family     Online check
                                                                                                                     Orientation
                                                                        Information Form       NSOP website
                                                                                                                     at the latest

                                                                                                                     January 15,
                                                                                               AUB_SIS- HIP
                                                                        Apply for HIP                                2019–
                                                                                               Exemption
                                                                        Exemption                                    February 15,
                                                                                               (Online)
                                                                                                                     2019

                                                                                                                     Once Submitted
                                                                                               Registrar’s Office,   your Official
                                                                        Activate AUBsis
                                                                                               College Hall          Required
                                                                                                                     Documents

                                                                                                                     Check your
                                                                        See your adviser       Your Department       Orientation
                                                                                                                     Program
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