All new international students must attend orientation on the following days:

Mandatory Summer 2018 Orientation Sessions for Graduate Students*

OIP Orientation Session

Date: Thursday, May 17th
Time: To Be Announced (TBA)
Location: TBA

Date: Friday, May 18th
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Graduate School Orientation Sessions (MBA students, see below for your orientation details)

Date: Monday, May 21st
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Date: Friday, May 25th
Time: TBA
Location: TBA

Mandatory Summer 2018 Orientation Sessions for Undergraduate Students*

OIP Orientation Session

Same as listed above for Graduate students – Thursday and Friday, May 17th and 18th

Freshman FOCUS

Freshmen starting classes in the May or July 2018 summer session must attend a Fall 2018 FOCUS session.  See this page for details.

*There is a $50 orientation fee that will be charged to all new students, whether they attend or not.


MBA Orientation

  • The MBA program does not hold new-student orientations in the Summer semester.  The next MBA term available to new students will start in August 2018.

Fall 2018 Orientation Preview

  • For students arriving for the Fall 2018 semester, plan on New International Student Orientation being August 14-16. Plan to arrive in the U.S. at least by August 12 or 13.


ATTENTION all international students in F-1 and J-1 visa status

When you report to the Office of International Programs (OIP), please bring the following document:

  • Passport

Please prepare the following documents to upload through iValpo

  • U.S. Address (for those living on campus, we need both your dorm room number and dorm street address)
  • SEVIS I-20 Form (F-1) or DS-2019 Form (J-1); don’t forget to sign it yourself!
  • I-94 form, available for printout here: Print I-94.
  • Change of Status approval notice (if applicable)

Dependent documents – you will need to also provide all the above documents for your dependents (child or spouse) if they hold F-2 or J-2 visa status.

If you do not submit the above documents, the Office of International Programs (OIP) will be unable to register your immigration record in SEVIS, and you will be in danger of falling out of legal immigration status.

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