September 6 - 25 : fall orientation
The International Students & Programs Office (ISPO) is excited to welcome you to UC San Diego! As a newly admitted international student, you are required to attend New International Student Orientation, in addition to any of your college or department orientations (UCEAP students are not required to attend their college orientation). ISPO’s orientation is designed to help orient you to the UC San Diego campus community, inform you of your F1/J1 rights & responsibilities, and give you an opportunity to connect with other new international students!
STEP 1 (by Sept 6)
Complete iTriton Online Orientation
Students will have access to iTriton June 1 - September 6.
This is a mandatory virtual orientation that needs to be completed on Canvas.
STEP 2 (Sept 7-9)
International Orientation Sessions
These sessions are mandatory and will be conducted virtually.
Example sessions include:
“Meet ISPO & Understand Your Immigration Documents”
“Know the Rules”
“Working in the U.S.”
STEP 3 (Sept 10-25)
International Welcome Programming
Welcome programming will be take place in-person and virtually and is strongly recommended.
Examples of previous events and programs:
U See San Diego (Bus Tour of San Diego)
International Social Mixer
Intercultural Communication Workshop
Meet-Ups! For Students, By Students
IMPORTANT: READ FIRST!
Register Now: iEvents Calendar
The iEvents Calendar encompasses internationally-focused programs, excursions, performances, and discussions that connect the campus community with the world around us.
The events shown below are automatically filtered by the "iOrientation" tag to show International Orientation sessions*. Nonetheless, feel free to play around with other tags, the search feature, and the start date to explore more events!
*Registration for certain sessions may not be available right now. Please check the calendar later for updates.
*Please note that you may see certain sessions listed multiple times. This is an effort to accommodate times zones and schedule conflicts as much as possible. Finally, you are more than welcome to register for as many sessions as you would like! We can't wait to meet you at International Orientation!
Seventh Orientation • Sep 12-17
Sixth Orientation • Sep 15-21
Revelle Orientation • Sep 12-21
Roosevelt Orientation • Sep 10-20
Warren Orientation • Sep 13-22
Marshall Orientation• Sep 21-29
Muir Orientation • Sep 13-20
to learn more.
Grad & departments
The Office of Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs has organized a series of webinars highlighting various resources and opportunities available to graduate students
Visit grad.ucsd.edu to learn more.
Intl Parent & Family
Parent & Family Programs has organized sessions that will inform you about the campus, your student’s transition to college, and how families are supported by the university’s resources and services.
Visit the "For Family" tab to learn more.