The International Student and Scholar Services Office looks forward to welcoming you to our beautiful campus! Please find below the Orientation schedule for international students for Fall 2018. Orientation will begin on August 22nd (your arrival date) and end on August 24th. Be sure to click on the dates in grey to see the schedule for that particular day.

NOTE: Graduate students should also plan to attend an additional day of Orientation on Saturday, August 25th. Graduate students should not attend Friday's Orientation activities. 

WEDNESDAY, August 22
8:00AM - 11:00PMPick up at Syracuse Hancock International Airport
Students are advised to schedule their arrivals NO LATER than 8:00 PM
7:00PM - 9:00PMPizza Party - Hart Hall Basement Lounge
Thursday, August 23
7:30AM-8:30AMBREAKFAST - Cooper Dining Hall
All below located in Park Hall 315
8:30AM-9:45AMImmigration Regulations: Rights + Responsibilities - Gabriela Lozanova
9:45AM-10:00 AMIntroduction to LakerLife, Mr. Mike Paestella
10:00AM-10:15 AMWelcome - Dr. Joshua S. McKeown
10:15AM-10:45 AMLibrary Services - Ms. Michelle Bishop
10:45AM-11:00 AMWriting Center and Tutoring Services - Mr. Steven Smith
11:00AM-11:15 AMAcademic Support for ESL Students - Mrs Ebru Altay
11:15AM-11:30 AMConversation Partners - Mrs. Linda LeFevre
11:30AM-12:00PMAcademic Rule + Regulations - Mr. Rameen Mohamedi, Associate Provost
12:00PM-12:15 PMQuestion + Answer Session
12:15PM-1:30 PMLUNCH - Cooper Dining Hall
J-1 Visa Students (by appointment)
2:00PM-5:00 PMWalmart and Chase Bank Trips.
5:00PM-7:30 PMBowling Tournament - Lighthouse Lanes
Friday, August 24
8:45AMMeet in Hart Hall lobby to walk to Welcome
9:15AM-9:30AMWelcome - (MCC) Marano Campus Center 132
9:35AM-10:05AMEssential Services Panel: Career Services, the Point, Student Involvement
10:10AM-10:55AMA Healthy Student is a Successful Student
11:05AM-11:50AMGroup 1 (F-1 visa only) - Academic Transitions - MCC 202, 206, 207
Group 2 (J-1 visa only) - Law and Order - MCC 132
11:55AM-12:40PMLUNCH - Lakeside Dining Hall
PROGRAM ENDS FOR J-1 STUDENTS
12:45PM-1:30PMLaw and Order - MCC 132
1:35PM-2:05PMYour Academic Experience (by school)
School of Business - MCC 201
School of Education - MCC 133
Communication, Media, and the Arts - MCC 114
Liberal Arts and Sciences - MCC 132
2:10PM-2:55PM Advisement - MCC
2:05PM-2:35PMGuest Q&A - MCC
2:55PMCourse Changes - MCC