International Admissions

Your First Week Here


Spring semester 2017 orientation is 8:30 a.m. Jan. 5 in the Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom. Attendance is required. Breakfast will be provided. Classes begin Jan. 9.

Orientation is for all new international students: first-year, transfer, graduate, exchange and student athlete. 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.

Placement Exams

To determine whether you need to take placement testing, visit the Mathematics Placement Testing and the English Placement Testing websites. The date and time of the exam/s is in the orientation schedule. A registration hold will be put on your account if you fail to take a required exam. A photo ID is required. Earbuds or headphones are recommended. 

Medical Reports

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.