Students who fly:
- Become a member of EVERY airlines frequent flyer program. They give preferential treatment to their rewards members including "finding" you a seat on a booked flight.
-Link your credit/debit cards to your travel in order to get frequent flyer awards whenever you use it.
-Sign up for flight alerts at airfarewatchdog.com so everytime the price drops, you get an email!
-Dont be afraid to use more than one airline.
What to do if your flight is delayed/cancelled:
-Find out when the next flight will be becuase you will be automatically be bumped to the next one.
-Find out when the flight will be able to get you to class.
-Notify your professor immediately if you will be late or missing class
What to do if you are having car trouble:
- Pull safely to the side of the road and call for help
-Get a AAA membership (very helpful if you get a flat on the side of the road or need a tow
-Program emergency numbers in your phone
-Make sure your spare tire is inflated to the correct pressure
On the main Cooley page there is a listing of rental housing, condos and hotels in the area. Please see the link below:
Housing in Lansing
Winterizing your car tips
-Check your battery
-Check your tires
Be sure to carry in your trunk:
-Salt and/or sand in your trunk in case you get stuck and need traction. It also helps to weigh the car down to improve traction in the snow.
-Food/snacks and water
-Jumper cables and a flashlight
-Check belts, and hoses
-Windshield wipers and fluid
-Check antifreeze (try to get a 50/50 mixture of antifreeze and coolant)