Your First Week Here
Fall semester 2016 orientation begins: Tuesday, August 16, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. in the Ballroom of the Atwood Memorial Center. Breakfast will be provided.
International students are required to attend International Student Orientation August 16-21, 2016. Classes begin on Monday, August 22, 2016.
Orientation is for all new international students (freshmen, transfers, graduate, exchange, and student athletes). To qualify for the Academic and Cultural Sharing Scholarship students must check-in and attend Orientation. The Academic and Cultural Sharing Scholarship provides eligible students with residential tuition for qualifying courses.
To determine whether you need to take placement testing please refer to the Mathematics Placement Testing and the English Placement Testing sites. The date and time of the exam/s is located on the orientation schedule. A registration hold will be put on your account if you are required to take the exam/s and do not take it. Bring earbuds/headphones (if you have them) and a photo ID to take the exam/s.
All students must send or bring the following immunizations/tests record to Health Services. A hold will be placed on your registration if you fail to present the reports or have TB testing done at Health services during orientation week. You will not be allowed to register for your second semester classes until you have provided Health services with complaint dates for TD and MMR.
- Diptheria/Tetanus must have been done within the last 10 years
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella must have been done at least one year after your date of birth
- Tuberculosis. Students are required to bring results of mantoux testing, date of diagnosis and details of any treatment.
Purchase Health Insurance
You will not be able to register for class without purchasing the health insurance policy.
Get ready for Classes
New international students will register for classes during orientation. Books and supplies can be purchased at the University Bookstore following registration.