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International Transfer Student Orientation

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Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
202-885-3350
Fax: 202-885-3354
isss@american.edu
Butler Pavilion, Room 410

ISSS office walk-in advising hours: Mondays: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bakar, Senem S
Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
410 Butler Pavilion
Washington, DC, USA 20016-8041

Spring 2017: January 11 & 13

Welcome to Orientation!

International Student Orientation covers important immigration, employment, and cross cultural sessions, as well as academic information specifically of interest to all international students beginning at American University, on January 11th. Then on Friday (January 13) you will join the U.S. Transfer students for the Eagle Summit Transfer Transitions Orientation. This program will give you the chance to learn important information for your studies, as well as to meet your new U.S. classmates.

Before you arrive:

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Orientation Week Schedule

Pre-orientation: January 8, 9 & 10

  • Moving In: If you are living on campus, residence halls will open at 3:00 pm on Sunday, January 8th. You can check in directly at the front desk in your residence hall.

Orientation Day 1: Wednesday, January 11


International Student Orientation
  • Passport Clearance
  • Director's Welcome
  • Legal & Immigration Transition
  • Sociocultural & Academic Transition
  • Welcome Lunch for Students & Parents
  • Online Immigration Check In

Orientation Day 2: Friday, January 13


Eaglesummit: Transfer Transitions
  • Transfer Transitions Check In
  • Taking Flight: Your Transition to AU
  • AU Central
  • Your Health at AU
  • Getting involved at AU
  • Lunch
  • Academic Welcome from your School or College
  • What would you do: A discussion of critical issues on a college campus

Questions?

International Student & Scholar Services
intlorientation@american.edu
+1 202-885-3358