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All international students are required to attend International Student Orientation. This ISSS orientation will cover crucial immigration information and campus resources for new international students. This session is mandatory for all F-1 and J-1 students. Note that International Student Orientation is separate from other orientation sessions you may be required to attend.

Pre-Arrival Information Sessions

ISSS will offer several virtual pre-arrival sessions through the summer prior to the start of the Fall term, these sessions are optional, attendance is not required for incoming students. Please note sessions with identical titles will review the same content in both sessions. Please register to attend sessions, registrants will receive a zoom link for the session(s) they registered for at least one hour prior to the start of the session. If you encounter any challenges accessing the zoom link on the day of a scheduled session, please email our office at isss@unc.edu.

 

Date Time (EST Zone) Session Title Intended Audience
Tuesday, June 18th 8:30-9:30am The American Classroom – Undergraduates Incoming Undergraduate Students
Wednesday, June 19th 10:00-11:00am Nutrition at UNC All Incoming Students
Wednesday, June 19th 3:00-3:30pm Banking in the United States All Incoming Students
Thursday, June 20th 8:30-9:30am The American Classroom – Graduate Students Incoming Graduate Students
Friday, June 28th 9:00-10:00am Personal Safety in the United States All Incoming Students
Monday, July 1 3:00-4:00pm Preparing for Move-In – On Campus Housing Incoming First-Year Students
Tuesday, July 2nd 9:00-10:00am Leaving Your Heel Print at UNC – Student Leadership and Engagement All Incoming Students
Wednesday, July 3rd 9:00-10:00am Navigating the Triangle All Incoming Students
Monday, July 8th 9:30-10:00am Banking in the United States All Incoming Students
Tuesday, July 9th 10:00-11:00am Personal Well-being: Mental Health Resources at UNC Chapel Hill All Incoming Students
Thursday, July 11th 10:30-11:30am Preparing for Move-In – On Campus Housing Incoming First-Year Students
Friday, July 12th 10:00-11:00am Nutrition at UNC All Incoming Students
Tuesday, July 16th 11:00am-12:00pm Banking and Budgeting in the United States All Incoming Students
Thursday, July 18th 10:00-11:00am Personal Well-being: Mental Health Resources at UNC Chapel Hill All Incoming Students
Monday, July 22nd 3:00-4:00pm Personal Safety in the United States All Incoming Students
Tuesday, July 23rd 10:00-11:00am Leaving Your Heel Print at UNC – Student Leadership and Engagement All Incoming Students
Wednesday, July 24th 9:00-10:00am Banking and Budgeting in the United States All Incoming Students
Friday, July 26th 10:00-11:00am Healthcare in the United States: Immunizations, Campus Health & Student Blue Health Insurance  All Incoming Students
Monday, July 29th 2:00-3:00pm Navigating the Triangle All Incoming Students

Fall 2024 Orientation

The Fall 2024 Orientation will take place in the FedEx Global Education Center.  If there are any changes to the date, time or location this information will be communicated to students directly via email.

ISSS New Student Orientation

Graduate Degree-Seeking Students

Thursday, August 15th | 4:00-7:00pm

FedEx Global Education Center, Nelson Mandela Auditorium

*Dinner will be provided*

 

Incoming Transfer Students
Incoming Undergraduate Transfer Student Orientation

(Transfer: enrolled in an undergraduate program at another university during the previous academic year)

Orientation will occur during the week of August 12-16th.

The Specific date, time, and location of the orientation session will be announced at a later date. 

Incoming First-Year Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking Students Orientation will occur during the week of August 12-16th.

The Specific date, time, and location of the orientation session will be announced at a later date. 

All Incoming Undergraduate Students
Incoming Exchange Student Orientation Sunday, August 18th at 10:30am

FedEx Global Education Center, Artium & Nelson Mandela Auditorium

MBA Exchange Program Friday, August 16th – 9:00am-4:00pm

McColl Building, Kenan Flagler Business School

Saturday, August 17th – 9:30am-1:00pm

McColl Building, Kenan Flagler Business School

Questions? Contact Patricia Collins (collinsp@business.unc.edu)