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Fall 2018 International Student Orientation


We look forward to welcoming all new incoming international students to Kent State University. You are required to attend Fall 2018 International Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 15. During Orientation, you will be provided with a wealth of useful information, including:

  • Maintaining your Visa status

  • Acclimating yourself to American culture and life at Kent State

  • Office of Global Education advising

  • Student support services available at Kent State

  • And much more

Your attendance is mandatory. Please register.

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

Orientation Week Agenda
Date Time Location Activity

August 15

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Kent Student Center Ballroom

International Student Orientation
Mandatory for ALL new incoming international students, including undergraduate, graduate, transfer and ESL students. A lunch is included.
Please bring your passport or student ID with you!

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August 16

9:00 am

Room 121,
Satterfield Hall

ESL Orientation
Mandatory for all new ESL students.

August 16

10:00 am to 5:00 pm 

Kent Student Center

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

August 16

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

Governance Chambers
Kent Student Center

DKS Orientation
Mandatory for all newly admitted first-year undergraduate students.

August 16

12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

2nd Floor Mezzanine,
Kent Student Center

International Student Campus Resource Fair
Mandatory for all new international students including ESL students.

August 17

10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Kent Student Center

Graduate Teaching Assistant Orientation. Mandatory for all new teaching assistants

August 19

3:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Kent State Student Recreation and Wellness Center

International Student Picnic