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Fall 2017 New International Student Orientation


The International Students & Programs Office was excited to welcome all of our new international graduate and undergraduate students for orientation on September 23rd and 24th! Though orientation has ended, we still have a variety of programs for you to take advantage of (scroll down and click on “Welcome Programs” on the left-hand toolbar). There are also a few important steps you can take to ensure a strong start to fall 2017 (see information below)


We wish our new students a successful year ahead!

 iTriton Online Training


All new international students in F-1/J-1 status (including transfer students from other U.S. schools) are required to complete the mandatory iTriton Online TrainingiTriton Online Training must be completed by Friday, October 20th.

International Student Welcome Lounge


 The International Student Welcome Lounge is now closed, but you may still come to ISPO with any questions you may have about your visa documents! And of course you may still complete the International Student Document Self-Check!

J-1 Exchange Visitor Information


In addition to the information provided to all students in F-1 and J-1 status during orientation, J-1 students and any J-2 dependents should keep themselves informed about The Exchange Visitor Program, as well as their J-1 rights and resources, by reading copies of the Welcome to the Exchange Visitor Program brochure from the Department of State, and the Wilberforce Pamphlet on the Rights and Protections of Temporary Workers.

 New International Student Orientation


New International Student Orientation for fall 2017 has now passed. However, we have posted copies of the workshop presentations here for students to review:

Graduate Students: UC San Diego Academic Culture & Expectations

Graduate Students: International Students & Working in the USA

Undergraduate Students: UC San Diego Academic Culture & Expectations

Undergraduate Students: International Students & Working in the USA

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