Summer Orientation Schedule

Welcome to Summer 2022 Orientation

Thank you for checking our Summer orientation schedule. Below is information for Summer 2022 orientation. 

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 | Friday, May 27 and Friday, July 1, 2022
  3. In addition, we invite you to join us for International Student Orientation for the Fall Semester. New  graduate students are encouraged to participate in the Graduate Student Orientation virtual events to be held throughout the week of August 1-5, 2022. (List of events can be viewed at New Graduate Student Orientation)

Immigration Basics

Registration is strictly required. You can schedule your Immigration Basics session on your International Admission 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.

Friday, May 27, 2022

Time Description Place
8:30 AM Check-in with ISS & Immigration Basics [Required] Holcombe Hall Living Room/ ISS Classroom

10:00 AM Discover the programs and services offered to you at the University of Arkansas ISS Classroom
10:30 AM TB Test & MMR Immunizations [Required]
Meeting with Nonresident Tax Coordinator [Required if you have an on-campus job or UofA scholarship]
Pat Walker Health Center
Noon Lunch at the Fulbright Dining Hall with International Students and Scholars staff and Cross Cultural Mentors Meet at Holcombe Hall Living Room
1:00 PM Obtain ID card
Questions regarding cell phones, housing, bank accounts, etc.
Arkansas Union
Holcombe Hall Living Room

Friday, July 1, 2022

Time Description Place
8:30 AM Check-in with ISS & Immigration Basics [Required] Holcombe Hall Living Room/ ISS Classroom
10:00 AM Discover the programs and services offered to you at the University of Arkansas ISS Classroom
10:30 AM TB Test & MMR Immunizations [Required]
Meeting with Nonresident Tax Coordinator [Required if you have an on-campus job or U of A scholarship]
Pat Walker Health Center
Noon Lunch at the Fulbright Dining Hall with International Students and Scholars staff and Cross Cultural Mentors Meet at Holcombe Hall Living Room
1:00 PM Obtain ID card
Questions regarding cell phones, housing, bank accounts, etc.
Arkansas Union
Holcombe Hall Living Room