ISL organizes an international student orientation each semester for new and transfer international students matriculating to the University of Georgia. The information included in the ISL orientation is not covered by any other orientation program on campus. Highlights from ISL's orientation schedules include information concerning immigration issues, taxes for non-residents, cross-cultural adjustment, housing assistance, course registration procedures, Social Security Cards, UGA payroll, and campus tours. Current UGA students serve as orientation leaders (called World Leaders) to assist with international orientation sessions. Fall 2017 International Student Orientation this year will be July 31 - August 4.
|Orientation Item/Service||Registration Only||Registration + Orientation Housing|
Breakfast meal plan for Bolton Dining Hall
Not included in registration prices
|Lunches and Dinners July 31 - August 4||Included||Included|
|Orientation supplies & materials (including orientation t-shirt)||Included||Included|
|Transportation to events and sessions||Included||Included|
|Convenient, safe, and clean housing accommodations, from July 31 - August 5, on UGA's campus. CLICK HERE to view Orientation Housing accomodations||Not Included||Included|
|Early move-in option for UGA residence halls on August 5*||Not Included||Included|
|Registration Deadline||Registration Only||Registration + Orientation Housing|
Before July 7th, 2017
After July 26th, 2017
Why should you register for International Student Orientation 2017?
Sponsored Student RegistrationPlease only use this registration option if an organization or department is paying for your registration. Please confirm this arrangement with your sponsor prior to registering.
Required Medical Forms for New StudentsAfter registering for orientation, please visit this website to read about which immunizations and forms must be completed by all international students. If you have difficulties accessing this resource, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Welcome to Athens FairEach year, ISL hosts an orientation resource fair specific to the needs of the international student community. Due to space limitations, this opportunity is available to UGA campus offices, community resources, and ISL-advised cultural student organizations. For more information, please click the link or email email@example.com.