International Student Orientation

Fall 2023 Arrival to Campus

The first New Student Orientation for International Students for Fall 2023 will take place on August 8, 2023, beginning at 8:30am in the Alumni Room, Second Floor, Administration Building. Attendance is mandatory; Please arrive in South Bend in enough time to join us.

Orientation Schedule and Activities

During the days of the orientation you will learn:

  • Expectations, strategies and resources for academic success
  • Your rights and responsibilities as a student with F-1 visa status
  • Indiana University health insurance and health care in the U.S.; how to stay safe and healthy
  • Indiana driver’s license, auto insurance, and the role of a Social Security Number
  • Managing your administrative and financial accounts; access to scholarships
  • Policies and laws that govern student conduct

If you have any questions about International Student Orientation, please contact the Office of International Student Services at