2017 International Student Orientation


All new students are required to attend and register for Fall 2017 International Student Orientation. Registering ensures that we have enough food and materials for everyone.

Register HERE!

If you are unable to access the registration form above, please email isss@kent.edu

Welcome Week Agenda
Date Time Location Activity

August 20

3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Van Campen Lawn

Welcome Picnic for International Students
The Office of Global Education welcomes all new international students. Please join us for a fun welcome picnic with free food, drinks, and activities.

August 21

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Ballroom, Kent Student Center

International Student Orientation
Mandatory for all unconditionally admitted students, all J-1 exchange students, all conditionally admitted for transcripts graduate students. Breakfast and lunch are included.

Please bring your passport or student ID with you!

August 22

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

2nd Floor, Kent Student Center

ISO Resource Fair
Mandatory for all new international students including ESL students.

August 22

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Kent Student Center

Graduate Student Orientation (GSO)
Mandatory for all new international graduate students.

August 23

9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Governance Chambers, Kent Student Center

Destination Kent State (DKS)
Mandatory for freshman (undergraduate)

August 25

6:00 - 8:00 PM

Twinstar Lanes Bowling Center

Bowling Night
Come and bowl with us. After a long day, we invite you to have some fun at Twinstar Lanes! Transportation will be arranged for you to get there from the Van Campen bus stop. Buses will leave from 5:30 PM in every 30 minutes until 8:00 PM.



4th Floor of the Library

International Student Reception
University Library welcomes all international students to campus. Watch for time, date and location as well as registration instructions.