Step 10—Attend New International Student Orientation

International Student Orientation

All admitted international students are required to attend New International Student Orientation. Please visit the International Student Center website for details on registering for orientation and a complete schedule of orientation activities.

Important Dates

August 20, 2017: Arrival for students living on campus.
If you will be living on campus, you are required to apply for Early Arrival, which will allow you move into the residence halls on Sunday, August 20. In July, the Early Arrival application will be available in your Housing Portal, after housing assignments are released.

August 21, 2017: Immigration Check-in at the International Student Center.
You must submit your Immigration Pre-Arrival Form prior to your arrival at SDSU. Your personal check-in time will be emailed to you one week before immigration check-in. If you have any questions about Immigration Check-in, contact the International Student Center by email at or by phone at (619) 594-1982.

August 22, 2017: Mandatory New International Student Orientation.
You are required to sign up online to attend the mandatory New International Student Orientation. For questions about the New International Student Orientation, contact the Office of New Student and Parent Programs by email at or by phone at (619) 594-1509.