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The Office of International Education is here to assist new international students in making the transition to both the University of Richmond and to the United States.

International Student Orientation

The Office of International Education will notify international students in June if they are required to attend international student orientation, which will acquaint you with various aspects of campus life as well as issues specific to international students such as immigration, health insurance, and cultural and academic adjustment.

In the Fall 2019 semester, orientation will be held from Sunday, August 18, 2019 to Wednesday, August 21, 2019 with additional activities for exchange and visiting students on Thursday, August 22 and Friday, August 23.

Orientation Schedule App

Download the Guidebook app (available in the app store for both iOS and Android platforms) to your smart phone or tablet to have the international orientation schedule at your fingertips. Guidebook has a customizable schedule, important contacts, campus information, parking maps, and more! After you download the app, click on the New Spider Orientation icon, select Transition Programs from the upper left-hand menu bar, and then select International Orientation.