International Students and Scholars Office

Schedule-at-a-Glance (Tentative)


 

Spring 2020 International Student Orientation at the University of Northern Iowa starts on Tuesday, January 7. 

 

Sunday-Monday, January 5-6

  • Arrival Dates
  • Free pick-up service from the Waterloo (ALO) or Cedar Rapids (CID) airports or bus stops in Waterloo to a hotel or on-campus housing 
  • Early check-in in the residence halls starts Sunday, January 5.
Tuesday, January 7 - Spring Orientation for International Students Starts!
  • Breakfast
  • Welcome to UNI, Introduction to Orientation
  • Meet your GPS Coordinators and the ISSO Staff
  • UNI Traditions/Student Life
  • Living on Campus
  • Lunch
  • Shopping Trip
  • Dinner
Wednesday, January 8
  • Breakfast
  • Immigration Regulations and Check In
  • Employment at UNI
  • Lunch
  • Staying Healthy at UNI
  • How to pay your U-Bill/Financial Aid Resources
  • Student Health Insurance
  • Student Accessibility Services
  • Safety, Security, and Student Services
  • Dinner
Thursday, January 9
  • Breakfast
  • Health Screening
  • Registration
  • CIEP placement for UNI conditionally admitted new students
  • Lunch
  • Brief Campus Tour
  • Introduction to US Classroom and Higher Education for Undergraduate Students
  • Introduction to US Classroom and Higher Education for Graduate Students
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Dinner
Friday, January 10
  • Breakfast
  • Library Tour
  • Academic Learning and Success
  • Photographer
  • Lunch
  • ONLY Exchange students Meet Study Abroad Staff
  • Free Time (all students except exchange) - Bookstore
  • Technology at UNI
  • Dinner
Saturday-Sunday, January 11-12
  • TBA
Monday, January 13 - UNI classes start!