International Admissions

Your First Week Here


Spring semester orientation begins on August 20 at 8 a.m. in Atwood Memorial Center Ballroom. Attendance is required through the week. Breakfast will be provided. Classes begin August 26.

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 a reduction in tuition rates.

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 provide immunizations/test records to Medical Clinic and Pharmacy. A hold will be placed on your registration if you fail to present the reports or have tuberculosis testing done at the Medical Clinic and Pharmacy during orientation week. 

  • Diphtheria/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.