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.

Graduate (all graduate programs)

Spring 2019 ISSO GRADUATE INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION 
will be held on:

Monday, January 21st, 2019
4:00pm

Alumni Auditorium, School of Law 
767 Commonwealth Ave
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During this orientation session, advising staff from the International Students & Scholars Office will provide an overview of topics including Cultural Adjustment, Immigration and Employment.

Undergraduate (includes new freshmen, undergraduate transfers, MET International, and non-degree exchange students)

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

Spring 2019 ISSO INTERNATIONAL STUDENT PROGRAM
will be held on:

Monday, January 21st, 2019
4:00pm

George Sherman Union, Conference Auditorium
775 Commonwealth Ave, 2nd floor

The Boston University Orientation program will include information related to immigration, employment, and campus support services.

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.