Fall Orientation Schedule

Welcome to Fall 2022 Orientation

Times and locations for events are subject to change.

Important Notes

Mandatory Sessions

These are mandatory for all international graduate students. Please make sure attend these events:

  1. Immigration Basics: Please register for one Immigration Basics on your International Application Portal.
  2. International Students Orientation: International Graduate Students on Fri, Aug 12 & International Undergraduate Students on Tue, Aug 16, 2022.
  3. The virtual Graduate Student Orientation offered by the Graduate School will be throughout the week of August 15-17 and TA Teaching Camp will be offered in person on Aug 18-19 (List of events can be views at New Graduate Student Orientation).

Immigration Basics

Registration is strictly required. You can schedule your Immigration Basics session on your International Application Portal. You MUST attend one session of Immigration Basics otherwise you cannot register for classes. Immigration Basics is mandatory for all international students on F1 and J1 status. You will need to upload a copy of your passport, visa, I-20/DS2019 and I-94. After each Immigration Basics session, our mentors will escort you to the Health Center for you to take the TB test & MMR immunizations. Afterward, you will be escorted to other offices on campus to complete necessary tasks. Please have your schedule free after the Immigration Basics session.

If you are unable to access the orientation schedule below, please contact issworld@uark.edu.

Fall 2022 Orientation Schedule