International Student Orientation
2017 International Student Orientation (ISO) Schedule
The International Student Orientation (ISO) is designed specifically for new international freshmen who have not lived in the U.S. for a significant amount of time.
International freshmen who did not attend high school in the U.S. are required to attend ISO.
International freshmen who did attend high school in the U.S. are encouraged to attend SPOP, but can attend ISO if they are not available for SPOP.
*Please note, the following is an example schedule. The timing of events may vary.*
September 19 - Day 1 (of 3) Parent Program Day 1 ONLY
September 20 - Day 2 (of 3)
|7:00 AM - 8:30 AM||Breakfast|
|9:00 AM - 12:00 PM||
Academic English Placement Exam
*ISO Participants will be automatically registered for the Academic English Placement Exam at this date and time*
|12:30 PM - 1:30 PM||Lunch|
|2:00 PM - 4:30 PM||
Academic Field Trips
|5:00 PM - 6:00 PM||Dinner|
|6:30 PM - 7:30 PM||Cheater Beaters Theatre Show|
|7:30 PM - 8:30 PM||Talent Show|
|8:30 PM - 10:00 PM||ZotFest: Student Center Activities|
September 21 - Day 3 (of 3)
|8:00 AM - 9:30 AM||Breakfast|
|9:30 AM - 10:30 AM||What Can You Do? - Important On-Campus Safety Information|
|10:30 AM - 11:00 AM||Emergency Preparedness|
|11:00 AM - 11:30 AM||Next Steps: Getting Involved On-Campus|
|12:00 PM - 1:00 PM||Lunch|
|1:00 PM - 2:00 PM||Workshop Round 1|
|2:00 PM - 3:00 PM||Workshop Round 2|
**The housing communities will close at 5 PM and it will not be possible to check into ISO between 5 PM on Sept. 19th to 8 AM on Sept. 20th. Students who will be living on-campus during the academic year will stay in their academic year room at ISO. This includes students living in Mesa Court, Middle Earth, Campus Village, and Arroyo Vista. More information can be found in our FAQ.
If you are living off-campus for the academic year, your check-in location will be at Mesa Court. You will be responsible for arranging your own transportation after ISO ends.
This site will be updated with more information as it becomes available. Please check often. See you this summer!