International Student Orientation Agenda Fall 2018

Please join us for the mandatory International Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 15 in Kent Student Center Ballroom. We want to welcome you to Kent State and help you be successful here! Lunch will be provided.

Full list of events.




International Student Orientation (ISO) registration

9:00 am

Keynote and welcome from the Director

Introduction to Orientation

9:30 am

University USA
LO: Introduction to academic structure, languages, and availability of resources at Kent State

10:15 am

The Business of Being an International Student

OGE support of students


11:00 am


11:45 am

Student Services
Police, Student Conduct, Legal Services, Student Ombuds, Health Services, Psychological Services

12:30 pm to 1:15 pm

First Class
Mock lecture

1:25 pm to 2:10 pm

Leadership & the KSU Spirit
Connections, PLA, Conversation Partners, ISC

2:20 pm to 3:05 pm

Becoming an Expert in Your Field
Library, research resources, avoiding plagiarism

3:15 pm to 4:00 pm

Navigating Culture Shock

4:00 pm to 4:30 pm

Welcome from KSU Band and Cheerleaders
Group photo
Beyond Orientation

4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Hosted Dinners
Various locations around Kent

5:30 pm