Orientation

Students

We provide information on how to best transition to the U.S. and the BU community to new degree and non-degree students at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. These mandatory sessions feature an introduction to ISSO services and include critical visa and immigration information, as well as important tips on cultural adjustment, employment in the US, the American classroom, and health.

Undergraduate (new freshmen, undergraduate transfers, and exchange students XRG)

ISSO’s International Student Advising team participates in Boston University Orientation to offer a program tailored for international students.

Spring 2020 ISSO INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAM
will be held on:

Saturday, January 18, 2020
4:00pm

George Sherman Union, Conference Auditorium

775 Commonwealth Ave., 2nd Floor

Directions

Graduate (all degree-seeking and graduate level certificate programs)

Spring 2020 ISSO GRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION
will be held on:

Friday, January 24, 2020
3:00pm

Photonics Center

8 St. Mary’s St., Room 206

Directions

Please register for the orientation session

MET International

Spring 2020 Non-Degree Orientation will be held on:

Friday, January 17, 2020
2:00pm

MET International

1010 Commonwealth Ave., 1st Floor

Directions

Spring 2020 Certificate and Graduate Orientation will be held on:

Friday, January 24, 2020
3:00pm

Photonics Center

8 St. Mary’s St., Room 206 

Directions

Please register for the orientation session

Scholars

New J-1 Scholar Check-in and Orientation

New J Exchange Visitors in the Professor, Research Scholar, Short-Term Scholar, Student Intern and Specialist categories should plan to attend the New J-1 Check-in and Orientation. This session is offered on Tuesdays and Thursdays each week. No registration is required.