Graduate Student Guide 2007 Spring 1. INS and Student ID • INS (Inha Innovative Information System) is a web-based computing system where Inha University students can have access to various academic procedures and information including Course Registration, e- Campus, Academic records, e-mail and etc. This system is presented only in Korean at the moment. • Students will be issued a Student ID number which can be used widely for various purposes, such as log-in for university website, INS system and Automatic Document Machine. You will be provided your e-mail address as follows; - Student ID@inhaian.net * * Student IDs normally contain eight-digit numbers. Students will be given the student ID no. early February. You can check your ID no. at the Graduate School Homepage in February • Your default Password will be set in the beginning as follows; - Male students: 5000000 ** - Female students: 6000000 ** ** one “5” + six “0” for male students/ one “6” + six “0” for female. Students will be given student ID number during February. • In order to change your password, please go to the INS site (http://portal.inha.ac.kr) and log in with your ID and default PW(Password), and go through the following directions, 1) Select No. ① option (Environment Setting) 3) In the next page, please select No.② (Change Personal Information), and 4) Please enter your current default PW, new PW and new PW again for reconfirmation in order in the boxes of No. ③, and click No. ④ (Save) for saving the new PW. Please be sure to set your new PW to be less than 12 numbers. 2. Registration • Graduate students will be waived the whole tuition and admission fee, but you are supposed to pay a "Student Health Association" fee (11,000 won per semester). • Graduate students should go through the payment process at the Finance Team on the first floor of Main Building. • First of all, please visit the INS site (http://portal.inha.ac.kr) and enter the ID and password. And then, Click ‘INS(학사행정)’, ‘등록’, and 등록금고지서인쇄 subsequently. You can print out the tuition bill during Feb 26 ~ March 2. • Please take the bill and 11,000 won, the health fee to the Finance Team during Feb 26~ March 2. The staff of the Finance Team will stamp and give you the receipt, if you submit the bill during the registration period. 3. Course Registration • In order to sign up for classes, graduate students should first consult the academic advisor, and choose which courses are they are taking. You can sign up for classes during Feb 5~9. • You can change the courses during the add/drop period * Course Add/Drop Period : March 12~13 • Please go to the INS site (http://portal.inha.ac.kr) and enter the ID and password. • And then, Click ‘INS(학사행정)’, ‘(대학원)수업’, and 수강신청 subsequently. You can select the courses which you want to take. 4. Entering Personal Information • Graduate Students are requested to enter their personal information on INS system so that they can get various information from Inha University. • Please go to the INS site (http://portal.inha.ac.kr) and enter the ID and password. • And then, Click ‘학적’ and ‘신상/주소 입력’. 5. Smart Card (Student ID) and Banking • As a student of Inha University, you will be issued a Smart Card which can be used for on-campus facilities like library, school buses, student cafeteria and off-campus public transportation such as city buses and subways etc. • To apply for this card you need to present one photo(3×4 ㎝), a photocopy of your Certificate of Alien Registration (please refer to the Visa Information section) along with the application form. You can make the application at the Graduate School. It will take two to three weeks to obtain your Smart Card after application. • The Smart Card is designed in accordance with the international standard for the International Student Card, and you are asked to write down your English name as shown in your passport. You can use the Card abroad with additional fee of 9,000 won for a certain period. • The Smart Card is issued and administered by the Hana Bank, and they will open you an account when you apply for the Card. • In order to be issued your bank book, you are supposed to bring your Smart Card to the branch of the Hana Bank which is located on the second floor of the Student Union Building. Banks are open from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm on weekdays, and closed on Saturday in Korea. Please follow the sign; • You can also use the automatic teller machine (ATM) with your Smart Card if you have corresponding deposit in your account. 6. Records and Transcripts • Official Transcripts will be available when each semester ends and the grading procedures are completed, normally mid July for Spring Semester and mid January for Fall Semester. • You can be issued any academic documents (certificates) at the Automatic Document Machines, which are installed in the lobby of the Academic Operations and Records Team ( #1-102, 1F, Main Building). Each copy of English documents costs 1,000 Korean Won. • Academic documents include Official Transcripts and Certificate of Enrollment. 7. Housing • Inha University has two residential halls, Dormitory 1 & Dormitory 2. Main features of the dormitories are as follows; Features Dormitory 1 Dormitory 2 Opening year 2000 2006 Capacity 1,010 students 1,150 students Distance from the 3 minutes by walk 10 minutes by walk school 1F : Housing Services 1F : Housing Services Office Office Snack Corner, PC Snack Corner Lab, Laundry Room, B1 : Dining Hall, PC Lab, Gym Laundry Room, Gym B1 : Dining Hall * Each room is equipped with a telephone and Internet access. • Quadruple: 817,200 won • Double A: 1,178,000 won (shared bathroom • Quadruple: 770,800 Won & shower) • Double B: 1,332,200 won (private bathroom & shower) * Additional fees are required for summer/ winter break each. ※There maybe a change in the dormitory fee due to the inflation. • You are supposed to complete and submit two forms, "Resident Record Form" and "Resident Pledge" to the Housing Services Team with two photos and a copy of passport as soon as you move in. You will be issued a Resident ID, which you are required to hold any time inside the dorm. To sign up for the dormitory, please contact your department office, until Dec 31, 2006. • The dormitory fees shown above include a meal plan, which includes breakfasts and dinners from Monday through Saturday (except for national holidays). All lunches and Sunday/ holiday meals are not covered with the dormitory fee, and you can buy tickets for those meals at the Snack Corner. Each meal costs from 1,700 to 2,000 won. You will be required to present your Resident ID at the dining hall, which is open all year round on the following schedule: Breakfast 07:30 ~ 09:00 Lunch 11:30 ~ 13:30 Dinner 17:30 ~ 19:30 • The dormitory is open from 5:00 am through 24:00, which means that you cannot enter the dorm after midnight. There will be a roll call in each room at 24:00 every day. If you are absent from the roll call, you will be given a violation point. A certain amount of violation points may result in a mandatory move-out. • If you are going to stay out overnight, please remember to report to the Housing Services office in advance or you can make the online application on the dormitory homepage (http://site.inha.ac.kr/dorm/). 8. Health Care • For minor health problems, you can visit the infirmary located on the second floor of the Student Union Building. There you can see a nurse during the office hours and get basic medicine. • Foreign students are recommended to take an international health insurance policy on their own for medical costs (minor/ significant) occurred in Korea. • In addition to the health insurance, students can become a member and beneficiary of the Inha University Student Health Association with the payment of 11,000 won each semester. There are two ways to be benefited under this health program. 1) When you intend to go to the designated hospital, Inha University Hospital, go to the Student Health Association office (located inside of the One-stop Service Center on the third floor of the Student Union Building) and apply for a Certificate of Association Membership. The medical costs will be partly covered at the accounting counter of the hospital if you show this certificate to the cashier. 2) If you encounter an emergency, get hospital treatments first, keep all the receipts from the hospital and submit them to the association office along with doctor's notes/ prescription. After the Health Committee screens the receipts and documents, they will reimburse the applicable medical expenses through your bank account. < Coverage Details > Maximum of Reimbursement(per Inha University Coverage semester) Hospital In- Out- In-patient Out-patient Other Clinics, patient patient Hospitals 100,000 80% 80% 1,000,000 won won 100,000 70% 70% 1,000,000 won won 9. Visa Information Student Visa Every foreign student seeking study in Korea should hold a student visa (D-2), which can be applied for and obtained in the nearest Korean Embassy or Consulate in your country. When applying visa, students are required to submit “Certificate of Admission” which will be officially issued by Inha University. Please consult your local Korean Embassy regarding other supporting documents for your visa application. Alien Registration Within 90 days of your arrival in Korea, you must go to the Immigration Office to register and get a Certificate of Alien Registration regardless of the type of your visa unless your total period of stay in Korea is less than 90 days. To do this, you need to submit the following documents: - Application (obtainable at the Immigration Office) - Two color photos (3cm x 4cm) - A copy of passport (bring the original passport) - Certificate of Enrollment (obtainable from the Automatic Document Machine after March 1/ September 1) - Application fee : 10,000 won - Business Registration Number of Inha University (131-82-00372) After you receive the alien registration card from the Immigration office, you are to submit the copies of passport and Alien Registration Card to the Graduate School as soon as possible. Leave of Absence By the national law, foreign students are not allowed to take a leave of absence from the school. If you do not attend classes two consecutive times without any reasons, your absence will be immediately reported to the designated immigration officer. Re-Entry Permit If you want to leave and return to Korea during the period of study, it is important to apply for a re-entry permit. The following documents are required: - Application form(obtainable at the Immigration Office) - Passport - Certificate of Alien Registration - Application fee 30,000 won (single re-entry) / 50,000 won (multiple re- entry permit) Application is possible at the local Immigration Office (single & multiple) or Incheon International Airport (single re-entry permit only). Work Permit Foreign students (D2-holders) will be allowed to work part-time in Korea on the following conditions: - Recommended by a college professor - Have completed at least six months of study in regular college program and still enroll in a Korean college - Working time allowed: within 20 hours per week in session (during semesters), and unlimited out-of-session (during vacation) Incheon Immigration Office - Address : 1-17 Hang-dong 7-ga, Jung-gu, Incheon - Tel : 032-889-9903~5,7 FAX : 032-889-9920 - Directions: Take bus No. 3 at the bus stop across the Dormitory 1, and get off at the Jungbu Police Station. If you go further 100m in the bus direction, you will find the Incheon Immigration Office. - Website : http://www.immigration.go.kr/indeximmeng.html 10. Services and Offices Office Services Telephone Location # 1-317 Administration and 860- Graduate School Office Main other relative services 8382~9 Building # 1-138 International Relations General information 860- Main Team Immigration (Visa) 7031∼3 Building Smart Card 3rd floor Student One-Stop 860- Student Health Student Service Center 7077~8 Association Union # 1-140 Finance Team Payment 860-7126 Main Building Academic Affairs Academic Operations and # 1-102 Records and 860-7044 Records Team Main Building Transcripts Payment of Dormitory fee Housing Services Team 860-8319 Dormitory Dormitory-related affairs Infirmary 2nd floor Minor health services 860-8311 (Health Center) Student Union ※ Please check the notice board at our English website for more updated information for international students at http://www.inha.ac.kr/xelpa/users/engMain02/185_11.jsp (Select “International Students” and “News & Info.) Check List for Registration Procedures Items Required documents Place ① Tuition Bill School Finance Team Payment ② Student Health Association Fee ( 11,000 ) ① Application Form ② Certificate of Enrollment Incheon Alien ③ Passport Immigration Registration ④ 2 Photos (color, 3 cm x 4cm) Office ⑤ Fee (￦10,000) ⑥ Business Registration Number of Inha University (131-82-00372) ① Application Form Application for ② 1 Photo (3cm x 4cm) Graduate Smart Card ③ Copy of Certificate of Alien School Registration ① Dormitory Resident Record Dormitory ② Pledge Housing Check-in ③ 2 Photos Services Team ④ Dormitory Fee ※ After obtaining the Certificate of Alien Registration, please submit a photocopy of certificate, a copy of passport (information page) to the Graduate School. 11. How to be Contacted Telephone You can receive phone calls in your dormitory room from outside, using the following numbers; <Dormitory 1> • Domestic (032) 866-6117- (room number) • International 82-32-866-6117- (room number) ※ Please press the room number after you hear the operator’s voice. Mailing Address When someone sends a mail or packet to you, the mail should be addressed; ①Department (Student's name) (Department's name) Inha University #253 Yonghyun-dong, Nam-gu, Incheon 402-751, Korea ②Dormitory 1 (Student's name) (Room No.) Inha University Dormitory 1 # 400-1 Hakik-dong, Nam-gu Incheon 402-751, Korea ③Dormitory 2 (Student's name) (Room No.) Inha University Dormitory 2 # 336-3 Hakik-dong, Nam-gu Incheon 402-751, Korea 1. University Main Building 13. Center for Continuing Education (Administration Offices, College of Human 14. Woong-Bi Jae (University Ecology, Graduate School, Auditorium, Dormitory 1) Faculty Cafeteria) 15. Flying Dragon Tower 2. Building #2 (College of Engineering) (University Symbol) 3. Building #3 (Research Centers) 16. Gymnasium 4. Building #4 (Computing & Information 17. Book-Worm Arbor Center) 18. Gymnasium Seat 5. Building #5 East, West, South, North Wings 19. Vehicle Waiting Place (College of Natural Science, College of 20. In-Kyung Pond Humanities) 21. Main Gate 6. Building #6 (College of Business 22. Old Gate Administration, College of Economics & 23. Inha Hi-Tech Center International Trade, Graduate School of (Graduate International Trade and Logistics) School of Information Technology 7. Student Center (One Stop Service Center, & Telecommunications) Post Office, Bank, Infirmary) 24. Back Gate 8. Building #9 (College of Law, College of 25. Arbor Social Sciences, APSL, Graduate School of 26. Wind Tunnel Laboratory Business Administration, Graduate School 27. Outdoor Playground of Public Administration) 28. Sports Field 9. West Building (College of Education, 29. Baseball Ground Graduate School of Education) 30. Jung-Seok Memorial Library 10. Student Club Hall 31. Inha Venture Center 11. Man-Kyung Jae (Study Boarding House) 32.University Dormitory2, Guest 12. R.O.T.C. Building House, Athlete Village 2007 Academic Calendar Semester 1 (Spring) 2007 Course Registration Period Monday, February 5~ Friday, February 9 Winter Commencement Friday, February 23 Tuition Payment Period Monday, February 26 ~ Friday, March 2 Dormitories open Tuesday, February 27 Course Registration for Newcomers Monday, March 5 Independence Movement Day * Tuesday, March 1 Classes begin Monday, March 5 Freshmen Convocation Friday, March 2 Course Add/Drop Period Monday, March 12 ~ Tuesday, March 13 End of Spring 1st Quarter Friday, March 30 University Foundation Day Tuesday, April 24 (no classes) Course Withdrawal Period Monday, April 30~ Tuesday May 1 Children's Day * Saturday, May 5 End of Spring 3rd Quarter Friday, May 25 Memorial Day * Wednesday, June 6 Final examinations Monday, June 18 ~ Friday, June 22 Summer vacation begins Monday, June 25 Constitution Day * Tuesday, July 17 Independence Day * Wednesday, August 15 Summer Commencement Friday, August 24 ※* : National holidays (no classes) ※ Dormitory schedule is subject to change. ※ There maybe a change for the student Academic Schedule. Please confirm the schedule later on at www.inha.ac.kr/english or http://gradkordev.inha.ac.kr/english (address subject to be changed to www.grad.inha.ac.kr/english late ※ For More information on campus life, please visit the Inha Graduate School Website at http://grad.inha.ac.kr Notice for Korean Language Placement Test International freshmen students are asked to take a 'Korean Language Course', which is mandatory for graduation, in the first semester. The Graduate school will administer a proficienc y test to be taken by all qualifying students. On the basis of test results, students will be assigned to a class appropriate for his/ her level. The specifications about the test are as follows; - Examinees : 1) 2007 Springl Freshmen 2) Students registered since 2004 spring semester, but who have not yet taken the course. - Type of Exam : Vocabulary, Grammar, Writing, Reading - Application Period : Feb 26 ~ March 2 - How to apply : 1) Individual Application at the Graduate School (Tel : 860- 8384) 2) E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org - Test Date & Time : 10:00~11:30 on March 6 - Place : Small Auditorium, Main Building ( If there is a change, it will be informed ) - Result Notification: September 1 on Graduate School Home page’s Bulletin Board - Test results: 1) students who score over 80% will be exempted from Korean Language and English Language courses 2) students who score 40% - 79 % will be placed in the Intermediate course. * If the students receive a grade higher than B0 in the course at the end of semester, English Language course also will be exempted 3) students who score less than 40 % will be placed in the Beginner course. Please remember that the students with less than 80% should register for the course through the INS system during the course add/drop period. (* Course Add/Drop Period : March 12~13) KLPT (Korean Language Proficiency Test) Level 3 -Level 6 holders are exempt from the Korean Language Placement Test and English Language Test. The KLPT Level 3 -Level 6 holders are to submit the certificate (original and copied) to the Graduate School between the period of April 3~7. All KLPT certificates will undergo a formal verification process. If any certificates are proven to have been falsified or forged, exemption from the language course will be nullified.
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