International Student Orientation

International Student Orientation

Fall 2020

Monday, August 3rd - Monday, August 17 (Immigration check in)

DUE: Monday, August 17th

Required Immigration Check-In (Online)

  • Required immigration video
  • Required immigration quiz (completion enters you in UNCW swag raffle!)
  • Required submission of immigration documents

Monday, August 17  

Visiting International Student Virtual Orientation Day 1- 9:30 am - 1 pm (mandatory)

The Visiting International Student Orientation will be held on Monday, August 17 from 9:30 am to 1 pm and Tuesday, August 18 from 9:30 am to 12:15 pm. Orientation willl be conducted online. Visiting International Student Orientation is mandatory for all students on UNCW's J-1 visa sponsorship.

During orientation we will review visa regulations, health and safety concerns, cultural adaptation, expectations about academic life and introduce you to life in Wilmington! Please make sure to review the international exchange academic calendar here

Please click here to register. 

**If you are a degree-seeking F-1 student, you would attend regular orientation. For more information, click here.

Virtual Orientation Day 1- 9:30 am - 1 pm (mandatory)

 

9:30 – 9:45

Welcome - Orientation Schedule

9:45-10:30

Advising Session

9:45am – 10:05am

Introduction to U.S. Classroom

10:05am – 10:30am

Breakout sessions with orientation leaders to talk about first day of classes, Seanet, changing classes, etc.

10:30 – 10:50 am

Immigration Q&A

10:50-11 am

Break

11am - 12 pm

Icebreaker

12 pm – 1 pm

Lunch / Raffle

 

Tuesday, August 18 

Virtual Orientation Day 2- 9:30 am - 12:15 pm (mandatory)

9:30 am- 9:45 am

Welcome + OISS Introduction

9:45 am –10:15 am

Dean of Students

10:15 am-10:45 am

OISS Support Services

  • Introduction
    • Roles
    • Office location
    • Website
    • Scheduling appt.
    • Handbook
    • Programs and Events
    • Platforms/Live Survey
    • Resource page

10:45 am-11:15am

Cultural Adjustment 

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

Fun activity