NY Welcome Packet

General Information for Word of Life Students New York Campus 2019-2020

WELCOME We look forward to having you as a student at the Word of Life Bible Institute. Included is some information that might be of help to you as you prepare to spend your year here. If you have any additional questions, please call an Admissions Counselor at 1.800.331.9673.

LOCATION The Word of Life Bible Institute campus is located at the south end of Schroon Lake, just outside the village of Pottersville near Exit 26 off I-87. Schroon Lake Village is 9 miles north of the Institute campus at the northern end of the lake.

TRANSPORTATION Transportation to and from the Albany International Airport, Albany Bus Station, and Albany-Rensselaer Train Station is offered for scheduled school breaks for $25 each way. Please note: Transportation by Word of Life will be provided ONLY to and from Albany. To request Word of Life transportation, please fill out the Transportation Request Form at wol.to/binytrans . Any questions can be directed to the Transportation Coordinator at 518.494.1502 or aestursberg@wol.org .

Transportation is offered at the following times:

• The day break begins and early the following morning • The day before and the day of when students are required to return to campus • For specific dates and shuttle times, please refer to the current transportation request form.

Other transportation options are listed below:

• Bus: trailwaysny.com,https://www.greyhound.com

Adirondack Trailways offers bus service’s to and from Pottersville. If needing transportation from the Albany International Airport, they have a bus that departs directly from there. Tickets can be purchased at the Adirondack Trailways ticket counter. • Train: www.amtrak.com • Plane: www.albanyairport.com REGISTRATION We would like all students here no later than 4:30 PM on the day of Registration. (see calendar for specific dates) Permission to come late must be obtained ahead of time. This will only be granted in unusual circumstances. Students are expected to have the first semester’s finances at Registration. Please have a payment plan in place with the business office prior to Registration. WHAT TO BRING Dorms: Each dorm room is furnished with wall-to-wall carpeting and drapes. Each student will need to bring their own pillow, blankets, towels and bed sheets (twin size). Each student should bring two warm blankets. Each student has a desk, dresser, and limited closet space. A desk lamp is necessary for studying. You may bring a small wastebasket for your own use.

Clothing: Information concerning clothing will be sent to you with a letter from either the Dean of Men or Dean of Women as Registration approaches. The dress code can be found in the Student Handbook.

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