The Center for International Services hosts International Student Orientation for incoming matriculated undergraduate, graduate and law international students. Each year, a team of trained student leaders, the Welcome Ambassadors International, support the transition to campus life.

International Graduate Student Summer Schedule 2024

Friday, June 28th, 2024

9-10:15 a.m.Greetings and Welcome from Center for International Services staff members, followed by Department of Public Safety Trivia SessionHall of Languages, Room 107
10:30–11:30 a.m.Health and Wellness: Staff members from the Barnes Center will introduce services available to students for physical and mental healthHall of Languages, Room 107
12-1:30 p.m.Lunch: Center for International Services will provide free lunchCenter for International Services, 310 Walnut Place
2-3 p.m.Immigration Overview: SEVIS advisor will go over essential immigration regulations and resourcesLife Sciences, Room 111
3-5 p.m.Scavenger Hunt with student leaders, followed by ice cream socialCenter for International Services, 310 Walnut Place

Online Pre-Arrival Zoom Meetings for Fall 2024

The Center for International Services offers a series of Zoom meetings to help you make an easier transition to Syracuse University by introducing you to the campus and its resources. Students can also connect with Welcome Ambassadors International (WAI), who help navigate the onboarding process and make friends before your arrival. Please register for each meeting that works with your schedule.

International Undergraduate Students 

International Graduate Students 

International Undergraduate Orientation: In Person

  • New international students can move in starting August 16.
  • Internatinal Orientation will be from August 17 to August 21. Details to be announced.
  • Whole campus Welcome Week is from Aug. 22-25. 

International Graduate Orientation: In Person

  • August 13th and 14th, 2024. Details to be announced.