International Student Orientation

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International Programs (IP) will host an international student orientation at the beginning of each semester.

In the fall, orientation will take place on the Friday, Monday, and Tuesday preceding the beginning of the semester.

In the spring, orientation will take place on the Thursday and Friday preceding the beginning of the semester.

 

This orientation is mandatory for all new international students at UNCP!

There is a $60 orientation fee for all new international students.

 

Sample Fall Orientation Schedule

Arrival Day (Thursday): 

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Meet airport shuttle at RDU

We will stop for dinner on the trip back to the university.

You can sign up for the shuttle HERE.

Friday:

9:00 AM - Meet Orientation Guides outside Village Apartments' community building

9:30 AM to 4:00 PM - New International Student Orientation (Day 1)

Day 1 Orientation includes: introductions to IP staff and services, campus tours, and informational sessions. 

5:30 PM to 7:30 PM - New Student Activity Night

Saturday: 

10:00 AM to 1:00 PM - Walmart Shuttle

Monday:

9:30 AM to 5:00 PM - New International Student Orientation (Day 2)

Day 2 Orientation includes: Immigration information and informational and policy sessions, tours of the visits to the library and  writing center.

Tuesday:

9:30 AM to 3:00 PM - New International Student Orientation (Day 3)

Day 3 Orientation includes: Informational sessions about academics in the U.S., the cultural adjustment, academic policies and  advisement, and student services on campus.

Afternoon Activities

Wednesday:

First Day of Class 

 

Sample Spring Orientation Schedule

Wednesday:

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Airport shuttle

We will stop for dinner on the trip back to the university.

You can sign up for the shuttle HERE.

Thursday:

9:45 AM - Meet Orientation Guides outside Village Apartments' community building

10 AM to 3:00 PM - New International Student Orientation (Day 1)

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM - Walmart Shuttle and Dinner off-campus

Friday:

8:00 AM to 2:30 PM - New International Student Orientation (Day 2)

2:30 to 6:00 - Immunization Shuttle and Dinner off-campus

Monday:

First Day of Class

4:30 PM to 7:00 PM - New and Returning Students Meet & Greet Event