Make plans to attend the International Student Orientation. This valuable program takes place the week prior to the start of classes. 

The purpose of the International Student Orientation is to:

  • Welcome you!
  • Tour you through campus resources.
  • Provide you with valuable information on course registration, health insurance, immigration regulations, housing, internships, working, banking, health & safety, cultural/educational issues in the U.S., Local Resources, Friendship Program, and the Parkside International Club (PIC).
  • Process your U.S. immigration documents (SEVIS: Student & Exchange Visitor Information System)
  • Complete Placement test (for undergraduate degree-seeking students)
  • Finalize your course schedules.
  • Introduce you to other U.S. American and international students.
Laine Philippa

Laine Philippa
International Manager
Wyllie Hall, The Commons

Karin Basken

Karin Basken
International Coordinator
Wyllie Hall, The Commons

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