USIEF Chennai Events

USIEF Chennai Events
(December 2014)
S. No. Date Event and Venue
1 December 19, 2014 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.   PRE-DEPARTURE ORIENTATION

OPEN TO STUDENTS who have firm admits to U.S. Universities for SPRING 2015

EducationUSA@USIEF Chennai invites you to a half–day session on Pre-Departure orientation to students who will be attending Spring 2015 academic year in U.S. Universities. This program will help students understand academic and socio-cultural life in the U.S. Students will get an opportunity to hear from U.S. university alumni & U.S. Consulate Officials on travel arrangements, arrival formalities, settling in at the University, understanding the academic system and how to make the most of their time and education in the U.S.

Date : Friday, December 18, 2014
Time : 9.30 a.m. to 1.30 p.m.
Venue : EducationUSA Chennai Center
United States-India Educational Foundation
American Consulate Building
Near Gemini Flyover
220, Anna Salai
Chennai-600 006
Last date for registration: December 17, 2014

Registration Details: Registration is mandatory for the program, walk-ins are not allowed. To register please click the link to download form, complete & email it to . A fee of Rs.250/- is charged for participating in this event for USIEF non-members only.

Please Note: This program is only for students who have been admitted to U.S. universities & have received their I-20 form. You will be required to carry your I-20 on the day of the registration/session.

Non-members: Please come to our office inside the American Consulate, any time between 9.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. Mon-Fri. on or before December 17, 2014 and pay for the event. Mode of payment by cash. Please carry a valid photo ID in original form to enter the premises.

Call 044-28574134/28574423 or write to for more information.  
Webinars: Online Sessions
Log on to the following link 5-10 minutes before the scheduled time:  

Date/Time  Session Title and Description  Presenter  
December 05
4.00 pm  
Covered everything? Still have doubts– Join live Session with an EducationUSA Advisor

Students sign in with your questions and get your doubts clarified in this live and annual discussion on the entire application process including – common application form, essays, letters of recommendation, CSS and others. An experienced EducationUSA Adviser will respond to student queries.  
Dr. Zafeena Suresh EducaitonUSA Adviser USIEF-New Delhi  
December 12
4.00 pm  
Financing Your Graduate Studies in the U.S.

This session will help students understand ways in which they could finance their graduate studies – TA/GA/RA/ Fellowships/Scholarships. Students will also be briefed about other on campus student employment opportunities that could help cut costs of studying in the U.S.  
Sri Ramakrishnan, Syracuse University  
 December 19
4.00 pm
Virtual Open House – For Undergraduate and Graduate Students
This is an end of the year wrap-up session covering all aspects of an application. Students can sign in to this live session and ask questions or get doubts clarified from an EducationUSA Advisor.  
Richa Bhasin EducationUSA Adviser USIEF-New Delhi