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Undergraduate International Students
New undergrad student orientation is mandatory and spans the following two days.
Attendance is required for all international undergraduate students. Please plan to arrive Sunday, January 8 and request your airport pick-up from ISS by Thursday, December 29 if you need it.
During orientation, ISS will do a document check and explain your legal obligations as an F-1 student. Bring the following documents with you:
Students should contact International Student Services to let us know when you plan to arrive. If you would like to be picked up at the airport or bus stop in Duluth, please let us know at least two weeks in advance. August 8th (or 2 weeks before your arrival), will be the last date to sign up for arrival pick up services from ISS. Please note: ISS arranged pick-up hours are between 8:00am-11:00pm. There will be no more pick up services after August 20th.
Bulldog Welcome Week is a great way to dive into your UMD experience! During the long weekend, you will:
Temporary community housing is also sometimes offered by families interested in meeting international students. Please let ISS know two weeks in advance if you would like to request temporary community housing.
Students living in the dorms or on-campus apartments must provide their own towels and bed linens (pillow, XL sheets (36x80 inches) and pillow cases, blankets and bedspreds). Please note, students who live off-campus should not purchase XL or "dorm" sheets because these sizes only fit beds on campus.
If you do not bring your own bed linens, you can order them in advance online and have them delivered to our office so they will be here when you arrive. You can order from any company online. Residence Hall Linens (RHL) is an independent retailer, so we do not endorse them directly, but it is an option. When ordering from any online retailer, please remember the following:
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