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Welcome Day

WAITING FOR YOU!

Welcome Days September 2 and 5, 2022

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid welcomes international and national students from the Erasmus+ exchange programs (KA103, KA107 and E+ Master), Non-European Mobility, International Double Degrees, SICUE and YUFE.

The Welcome Days will take place in two days:

  • In-person institutional welcome on Fryday, September 2 at the Auditorium at the Leganés campus.
  • Virtual informative sessions on monday morning, September 5 from UC3M university services, international office, and  international student associations.
  • Buddy Program students meetings, on September 2 for Leganés students and September 5 for Getafe students.

PRESENTIAL INSTITUTIONAL WELCOME | Friday, September 2

Leganés campus, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

This will be your first act as a UC3M student and you can't miss it!

9:00 a.m. UC3M Auditorium

9:00 a.m. The Leganés Auditorium opens its doors. Come in and settle in.

9:30 a.m. Projection of institutional videos of the UC3M Services.

9:45 a.m. Digitally request your Arrival Certificate through the QR code that we will project on the screen: You will have to complete and send an electronic form that will only be active on the 2nd between 8:00 and 15:00.

  • Access with your uc3m user account and your user number (NIA). It is essential to connect from your uc3m user account through the Eduroam or Visitor Wi-Fi. Do not use your personal mobile data network. You will receive your Certificate later in your email @uc3m.

10:00 a.m. Welcome from the Vice President for International Relations and Universidad Europea, Matilde Pilar Sánchez Fernández.

10.15 Welcome from the Director of the EPS of Leganés, Paloma Díaz Pérez.

10:30 a.m. Practical aspects for students, Director of the International Relations and Cooperation Service, Ana Acebrón Rodicio.

10:45 a.m. Presentation of BEST Madrid Carlos III (Board of European Students of Technology).

11:00 a.m. Presentation of ESN (Erasmus Student Network).

11:15 a.m. Musical art show "Blanca Paloma".

11.15 p.m. Chocolate con churros in Cafetería Padre Soler, next to Auditorio.

11.00 - 13.00 p.m. The international offices of Getafe and Leganés will provide face-to-face attention

  • In room 4.0.D03 of the Torres-Quevedo building on the Leganés campus.

12.00 p.m. Meeting with the students of the Buddy Program

  • For the internationals of the EPS of Leganés.

12.30 - 14:00 p.m. Visit to the Leganés sports center.

  • Go to the UC3M student reception desk and don't forget to ask about the special offer for university students!

UC3M INTERNATIONAL OFFICEs INFOPOINTS | September 2 and 5

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Questions about subject enrollment? Do you need general or specific information about your study program? Enter and share your questions and concerns in these two rooms:

GETAFE INTERNATIONAL OFFICE for Students at the Faculties of Social Sciences and Law or the Faculty of Humanities, Journalism and Audiovisual Communication.

  • Face-to-face attention on September 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 4.0.D03, ground floor of the Torres Quevedo Building.
  • Attention in the virtual room on September 5 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Link to room.

EPS-LEGANÉS INTERNATIONAL OFFICE for students at the Engineering School.

  • Face-to-face attention on September 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 4.0.D03, ground floor of the Torres Quevedo Building.
  • Attention in the virtual room on September 5 from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Link to room.

BUDDIES AND STUDENTS MEETING | September 2 and 5

We are the Buddies, we are your friends!

If you signed up for the international tutor program, find your Buddy.

  • If you study at the Leganés campus, on September 2 at 12.00 p.m. in the arcade next to the Cafeteria.
  • If you study at the Getafe campus, on September 5 at 2:00 p.m. in the Patio de las Promociones in front of the Presidency building (see map). 
    • Find the numbered point you must attend in this pdf (with access only from your uc3m user account).

You have a lot to talk and learn about university life! Share your first pictures with your buddy #UC3MInternationalStudents  #UC3MWelcomeDay.

UC3M SERVICES ENCOUNTERS | Monday, September 5

Meetings in virtual rooms, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

We have prepared interesting informative and orientive sessions that will take place through the Blackboard Collaborate platform (see its User Guide and the Video “BBC in 5 minutes”). Look for the access link to each room in the following sections of this website.

Virtual rooms hours:

10.30 - 11:00 Presentation on “CONSENT AND SECURITY”

11:00 - 11:30 LANGUAGE CENTER

11:30 - 12:00 ARTS CLASSROOM

12:00 - 12:30 LIBRARIES

12:30 - 13:00 STUDENT ORIENTATION

13:00 - 13:30 DAPER ROOM, Sports activities and participation

13:30 - 14:00 SUSTAINABLE UNIVERSITY LIFE

14:00 - 15:00 INFOPOINT GETAFE INTERNATIONAL OFFICE

14:00 - 15:00 INFOPOINT LEGANES INTERNATIONAL OFFICE

SAFETY AND WELL-BEING ROOM

This session will offer you some practical information about your safety and well-being during your stay at UC3M

ESN-UC3M INFOPOINT

calendar ESN

ESN-Erasmus Student Network will be in person in Leganés on the day of the welcome to inform you and register the activities of international students.

  • September 2 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 4.0.D01, ground floor of the Torres Quevedo Building.
  • Getafe hall of building 14 the week of September
    • Martes 6, de 19:00 - 21:00 h.

    • Jueves 8, de 16:00 - 21:00 h.

    • Viernes 9, de 16:00 a 19:00 h.

Find out where the ESN Office is at UC3M and its calendar of planned activities for 2022.

STUDENT SUPPORT ROOM

If you wonder how to successfully overcome the difficulties and problems you may encounter throughout your university journey and how to maximize your personal development to be the best and happiest version of you, access this room.

SUSTAINABLE UNIVERSITY LIFE ROOM

If you are aware of your carbon footprint, you can also make your stay at UC3M more sustainable by choosing green mobility options and ethical and responsible consumption. Do you want to know how? We explain it to you in this session:

UC3M LANGUAGE CENTER ROOM

In the UC3M Language Center virtual room you will find information about language courses and certifications. Our Language Center is an official examiantion and preparation center for the DELE and SIELE certificates.

LIBRARY ROOM

Discover the five facilities and the wide range of resources and possibilities offered by the UC3M Library.

HALL OF ARTS VIRTUAL ROOM

Hall of Arts promotes personal development and social integration through training and artistic creation. Find out more about your artistic activities and the cultural passport.

ACCOMMODATION COMPANIES INFOPOINT

During the welcome event in Leganés, two specialized accommodation companies will inform you of the available options.

Spotathome Offers you a 40% discount on the registration fee, using the code CARLOS40, it will be valid from September 1 to 10, 2022.

Aluni.net grants all UC3M students a 20% discount on contract processing fees.

INFOPOINT AND DAPER VIRTUAL ROOM

Are you a sportsperson? Do you like to participate in workshops and learn new things? Do you want to travel and discover new places? Are you a socially engaged person or want to volunteer?

  • September 2, INFOPOINT from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in room 4.0.D03, ground floor of the Torres Quevedo Building.
  • Go to the uc3m service desk at the sports facilities and they will inform you about the special program for students of the university community.
    • Leganés from 12:30 to 2:00 p.m. on September 2
    • Getafe from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on September 5
  • September 5, VIRTUAL ROOM from 13:00 a.m. to 13:30 p.m. Link to room
  • DAPer presentation