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Orientation

In our commitment to provide effective and accessible programs and services to all our constituents, we ask that you inform our office at the time of registering for orientation if you will need special accommodations at issworld@uark.edu.

 

Summer I Orientation

Orientation Day: Friday, May 23, 2014

  • Check-in with ISS followed by the mandatory Immigration Basics Session, TB Test at the Health Center
  • ISS Information & Campus Resources
  • Lunch
  • Academic Advising in the afternoon
  • Walmart Shopping in the evening [RSVP is required. Please contact ISSWORLD@uark.edu.]

 

Summer II Orientation

Orientation Day: Friday, June 27, 2014

  • Check-in with ISS followed by the mandatory Immigration Basics Session, TB Test at the Health Center
  • ISS Information & Campus Resources
  • Lunch
  • Academic Advising in the afternoon
  • Walmart Shopping in the evening [RSVP is required. Please contact ISSWORLD@uark.edu.]

 

Fall 2014 Orientation

Suggested Arrival Dates:

  • For students who will live off-campus: Monday, August 11 ~ Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
  • For students who will live on-campus: Friday, August 15 ~ Sunday, August 17, 2014

* Temporary Housing information will be available soon.
* Apartment Shopping Services will be provided for those students who would need help to find an off-campus apartment. Please check the Off-Campus Housing Office website as well to look for an option.

Immigration Basics Schedules:

What is Immigration Basics?

Immigration Basics is mandatory for all international students in F or J status. You must attend one session of Immigration Basics otherwise you cannot register for classes. Please bring your passport, visa, I-20/DS2019 and I-94 (if you entered the U.S. before May 2013) on time. If you are late, you will not be able to join the session. All the sessions are held in the ISS Classroom within Holcombe Hall. Until you attend the Immigration Basics, you will NOT be able to register for classes. If you have questions, please contact ISSWORLD@uark.edu.

  • For Off-campus Students (Undergraduate & Graduate Students): Monday, August 11 ~ Thursday, August 14, 2014
  • For Graduate Students: Friday, August 15, 2014
  • For On-campus Undergraduate Students: Monday, August 18 & Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  • For Late Arrival Students: Wednesday, August 20 ~ Friday, August 22, 2014

Fall 2014 International Students Orientation Schedule:

  • Graduate International Students Check-in & Orientation Day: Friday, August 15, 2014
  • Undergraduate International Students Check-in Day: Monday, August 18, 2014
  • Undergraduate International Students Orientation Day: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
  • Undergraduate International Students Degree Seeking Academic Advising: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
  • International Students Activities/Information Session Days for both Undergrad and Graduate Students: Thursday & Friday, August 21 & 22, 2014

 

Videos about Fayetteville & Campus Community

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Videos from Current International Students

International Student Organization | International Carnival

Welcome Message

Arrival Video

Student Life Video

Academics Video

 Updated on April 15, 2014