All approved transfer and new International students are required to attend mandatory orientation. Make sure your travel plans are made accordingly so you will not miss orientation. Failing to attend mandatory orientation will result in difficulties for you when acclimating to the new culture and environment.
Separate orientation sessions are available for Houston Area Students and Victoria Area students. Please bring your immigration documents so we may make copies of them for your student records.
- Fall Orientation
Second week in August *
- Spring Orientation
Second week in January *
- Summer Orientation
Forth week in May *
*Dates emailed to students upon acceptance.
Topics Covered at Orientation
- How to contact your International Programs Office
- Enrollment and Registration
- Working on campus
- SEVIS and Immigration - What you need to know to stay in status
- Living in Texas
- How to become an active Jaguar!