Intrax Chicago Student Services
We are committed to making sure you have a great experience at Intrax. Each center has a team responsible for:
- New Student Orientation
- Academic Counseling
- Airport Transfers
- University & College Preparation
- International Student College and University Fair
- Departure Graduation
New Student Orientation
When you arrive at Intrax on your first day, you will go to a New Student Orientation. You will learn all the information you need to succeed at Intrax. We will introduce you to our staff and programs and take you on a tour of the school and the local neighborhood.
First Day Sample Schedule
|8:30 am||New student check-in at the front desk|
|9:00 am||Center Director Welcome|
|9:15 am||Intrax Orientation|
|10:15 am||School and Neighborhood Tour|
|11:00 am||English Placement Exam|
|12:00pm||Oral Assessment and Personal Program Counseling Session|
*New student orientation starts at 8:30 am and usually ends around 1:00 pm. However these times and schedule may vary.
On your first day, you will have a personal counseling session with an Intrax Student Advisor to talk about your program and academic goals. Our staff is always available to answer your questions, discuss any of your concerns and advise you on your English progress.
Each month, Intrax Chicago creates a new calendar of activities for our students. This means that, in addition to the English you learn in the classroom, you will have the chance to explore the city and the area, meet Americans, use English in real- life situations and really experience the people and culture of Chicago. You will also have a lot of fun! Check out this month's Student Activities in Chicago.
Intrax Chicago offers Residence Club, Independent Housing Options, or Homestay accommodations. Residence clubs and independent options are a convenient place to live and great way to meet international travelers. Our homestay is a unique way to experience American traditions, culture and practice your English! Every center has an Accommodations Advisor that will support you with all your housing needs.
For more details about our Chicago accommodations options
Our staff can help you find the best and most affordable way on public transport to your accommodation from the airport, or they can arrange to meet you at the airport when you arrive and take you to your homestay or residence club. When you leave, they can also organize your transport to the airport. This makes your arrival and departure much easier!
University & College Preparation
Intrax provides students with the skills and support to fulfill their dreams of studying at an American University. Our skilled College Advisors can provide you with information and guidance on how to apply to local universities. Intrax test preparation courses and many university partnerships help students to continue their education in the United States.
Over the years, hundreds of Intrax students have used our college and university advising services to successfully enroll in such prestigious Chicago institutions as:
- DePaul University
- Illinois Institute of Technology
- DeVry College
- Columbia College
International Student College and University Fair
Intrax hosts a College and University fair twice per year in the spring and fall. These fairs are your chance to discover vocational, certificate, undergraduate and graduate level study options for your academic career after Intrax. It is an opportunity to meet American university international student advisors to get study advice, discover the school that matches your career goals, and get answers to all of your admissions questions. The college and university fairs are open to anyone interested in receiving information about studying in the United States.
When you finish your Intrax program, we want to celebrate your success! Intrax Chicago holds a student graduation ceremony every Thursday afternoon. During the ceremony, the Center Director presents graduates with a signed certificate of completion and takes a picture with you. This event is a great way to celebrate graduating students' achievements with current students, teachers and staff.
Intrax Chicago Center Information
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