In order to receive payment you are required to open a bank account. To do this you will need to first do some paper work (such as applying for social security numbers/ registering your visa etc.). We have scheduled time for you to do these things during the first weeks of your course. As soon as you have your bank account details we will start processing your payments. It is essential that you start work on these things during the orientation week. Judging by previous years payments, we expect that you receive your first payment in mid October.