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. Scholarship recipients are eligible for resident tuition rates.
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.
All students must provide immunizations/test records to Health Services. A hold will be placed on your registration if you fail to present the reports or have tuberculosis testing done at Health Services during orientation week.
- Diptheria/Tetanus immunization within the last 10 years
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella immunization at least one year after birth
- Mantoux test results for tuberculosis, including, if relevant, date of diagnosis and treatment details
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.