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.
Find out more information about ISSS Orientation and Welcome Programs:
Online Orientation in Husky CT Storrs Campus Students Regional Campus Students
ISSS New Student Orientation Storrs Campus
ISSS New Student Orientation is required for all new graduate students and undergraduate students who started their program from abroad.
Graduate Students: Register here by January 3, 2023 to confirm you will attend the ISSS New Student Orientation on January 13, 2023. If you will live on campus, you must complete the orientation registration form to be eligible for early move in on January 12th.
Undergraduate Students Admitted Before Spring 2023 (and began UConn program abroad): Register here by January 3, 2023 to confirm you will attend the ISSS New Student Orientation on January 13, 2023. If you will live on campus, you must complete the orientation registration form to be eligible for early move in on January 12th.
Undergraduate Students Admitted for Spring 2023: Confirm your arrival information here Undergraduate students admitted to begin their UConn program in spring 2023 are required to attend the International Orientation for Storrs Campus Students offered by the Undergraduate Orientation office. To learn more, please visit their website here.
|January 12, 2023||9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Move-in date for new international graduate students, undergraduate students admitted for spring 2023, and undergraduate students.
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Walmart Shopping Trip.
|January 13, 2023||8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ISSS New Grad Student Orientation
Location: Student Union
|January 16, 2023||9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. UG & Back-up Orientation, CISS Room 202
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Submit Arrival Documents at CISS, CISS Room 202
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Submit Arrival Documents at CISS, CISS Room 202
|January 20, 2023||9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Driving in the U.S. Virtual Session. This session is presented by the ISSS office for students who want to learn how to obtain a U.S. driver’s license.
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|January 26, 2023||8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Social Security Bus Trip #1. Advanced sign up required
1:00 pm. - 4:00 p.m. Social Security Bus Trip #2. Advanced sign up required
Regional Campus Orientation Sessions
The ISSS Pre-Arrival Online Orientation in HuskyCT is required for all incoming students before arriving to the U.S. Additionally you may have an in-person ISSS session depending on your academic program.
January 13, 2023, 9:30 am to 11:30 am-Mandatory session for new students at the Hartford & GBLC campuses to meet the ISSS advisor, learn about the services ISSS provides and ask questions. Breakfast will be provided! Plan to arrive by 9:30am. Respond here by January 3, 2023 to confirm attendance or notify us of a delay.
January 9, 2023, -11:00 am to 12:00 pm- For incoming graduate students who are admitted to Stamford business programs. ISSS Stamford will host an in-person orientation session from 11 am to noon on January 9, 2023 at DWTN 218. This in-person orientation session is for new graduate students at Stamford campus to meet the ISSS advisor, learn about the services ISSS provides, and ask questions. Lunch will be served after the orientation session. Register here by January 2, 2023 to confirm you will attend this orientation.
For new Waterbury campus students, you need to make an appointment with Lulu Dong for an orientation session.
January 12, 2023, 9:00 am to 10:00 am - Visa Orientation required for students on J-1 and F-1 visas.