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.