International Student Orientation

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) will hold a new International Student Orientation on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 5:00 PM in the Foy Ballroom (Room 258). This orientation is open to international undergraduate and graduate students in F and J visa status. Dinner will be provided at this event.

At orientation you will receive valuable information about maintaining your F and J status, health insurance, etc.


  • All new incoming F and J students are required to physically check-in with ISSS by going to the Office of International Programs (OIP) Front Desk in the Foy Hall Lobby. Students are required to bring their I-20/DS-2019, passport, visa and acceptance letter to check-in. Students should check-in during our check-in sessions which are 9:00 AM and 10:30 AM from January 5, 2015 to January 13, 2015.
  • If you will be arriving later than the start of classes, January 14, 2015, please notify ISSS by sending an email to The email should contain your AU Student ID number, your SEVIS ID number and your visa type (F or J).
  • Full-time enrollment for undergraduate students is 12 credit hours and 9 credit hours for graduate students. Registering for credit hours that are considered less than full-time requires written permission prior to registration or dropping courses.

Last Updated: November 10, 2014