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International Student Orientation

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) organizes orientation and welcome events for incoming international students every Spring and Fall semester. These events provide an opportunity for students to meet their future classmates and get oriented to The University of Texas at Austin, the City of Austin, the State of Texas, and the United States.

Spring 2021

This Spring, all welcome events and orientation programs will be offered online with some small group events taking place on campus prior to the start of the semester.

International Student Orientation Modules

Prepare for life at UT Austin with our International Student Orientation modules on CANVAS. These videos are designed to help you learn about topics such as cultural adjustment, expectations of the U.S. classroom, healthcare in the U.S. and much more.

Orientation Modules

Upcoming Orientation Events

Mentor Meetings

Our International Orientation Volunteers are UT students here to welcome you to UT and help you get settled in. They will be offering informational sessions Jan. 6 - 15 on various topics including transportation, housing, academics and student jobs. Attend one or all!

Wednesday, Jan. 6 -  Friday, Jan. 15
Session Times Vary

Registration required

Downtown Art Walk

Explore Downtown Austin while meeting new classmates in a safe, outdoor, small-group activity. Various times are available during the day. 

Saturday, Jan. 30

Registration required by Jan. 28