Orientation


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Orientation attendance is required for all international students.

Orientation

Students will learn about their legal obligations as a nonimmigrant student in the U.S. and other important information related to being a student at UMD.  It will be a great opportunity for you to meet other new students and to learn your way around campus before classes start.  All international students have a hold on their student record that will not be released until they have completed both online and in-person orientation requirements.  Students who fail to complete these requirements will not be able to register for classes in the future.

Please bring the following documents with you to orientation:

    • Passport and visa stamp
    • I-20 or DS-2019
    • I-94
    • Previous school's I-20 or DS-2019 (if you attended another school in the U.S.)
    • University of Minnesota ID number (on your admission letter)

Undergraduate Students

New international undergrad student orientation is mandatory and spans two days.

Monday, January 8th - Tuesday, January 9th.  

Graduate Students

New international graduate student orientation is mandatory.   We are currently finalizing the date for graduate orientation.  Please check back soon.