International Student Orientation @ UConn

ISSS Online Orientation + In-Person Welcome Program

UConn offers many orientation programs to new students visit "Orientation at UConn" above for a schedule of upcoming orientation events.  If you are a graduate student, your academic program or academic department might also require you to attend a departmental orientation, in person or online. There are also orientation programs for new Teaching Assistants as well.

Storrs Campus Students:
ISSS Orientation for New International Students is required and has two parts, an online orientation in HuskyCT and an in-person welcome program.
Storrs Campus: Spring 2022 Welcome Program will take place from 1/13/2022 - 1/17/2022.  Schedule Coming Soon

January 13, 2021 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Residential Students move-in to on-campus housing

4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Wal-Mart Shopping Trip

January 14, 2021 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  ISSS In-person Welcome Program (Student Union Ballroom)
January 15, 2021 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Westfarms Mall Shopping Trip (sign up required)
January 16, 2021 3:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Ice Skating @ Freitas Ice Forum
January 17, 2021 TBD

Regional Campus Students:
The ISSS online orientation in HuskyCT is required and additionally you may have in-person ISSS session depending on your academic program.

ISSS Orientation for New International Students is available online in Husky CT in the months before classes begin. Students must log in with their NetID and Password.  Click on "Organizations" and select "ISSS Orientation for New International Students".  The deadline to complete ISSS orientation is September 13, 2021. All students required to complete orientation will be notified by email.

Fall 2021 Online Welcome for International Students


Join ISSS for a virtual welcome program for new international students at UConn. We will review the following topics and answer questions for new students. New Student Rules and Requirements, Where to get help and resources on campus, ISSS Resources and Help Procedures for new GAs with Q & A (Questions & Answers)