Orientation Schedules
The following links are individual Orientation schedules for each academic program.

Fall 2014 Orientation Schedule - for international students

To help you best find where you need to go, please refer to a campus map of Northeastern University.



**It is very important that you complete the Mandatory Online International Student Check-In once you arrive in the Boston area. For more information about this process, please visit: International Student Orientation.

IMPORTANT DATES:

Please note that all times and locations are subject to change. Please check this website regularly for the most up-to-date times, dates and locations.

August 25
ISSI Airport Welcome
Offered 8:00am - 8:00pm EST
Please register online

AMERICAN CLASSROOM
*Please check with American Classroom staff for more information about your orientation program.*

American Classroom Mandatory Orientation Program: August 28 and 29.

COLLEGE OF PROFESSIONAL STUDIES (CPS Undergraduate & Graduate)
*Please check with the staff of the College of Professional Studies (CPS) for more information about your orientation program.*

New Student Orientation for F-1 CPS Students
Wednesday, September 3 – Blackman Auditorium
Begins at 4:15pm

GLOBAL CLASSROOM
*Please check with Global Classroom staff for more information about your orientation program.*

Global Classroom Orientation Program: September 4 and 5.

GLOBAL PATHWAYS
*Please check with Global Pathways staff for more information about your orientation program.*

Global Pathways Graduate Orientation Program: August 25 - September 1.

Global Pathways Undergraduate Orientation Program: August 25 - September 1.


GRADUATE PROGRAM (NOT CPS STUDENTS)

SEPTEMBER 2

International Student Orientation for F-1 students
10:00am-12:00pm

Location: Blackman Auditorium, Ell Hall
Topics include: ISSI Welcome & Overview, F-1 International Student Visa Regulations, Success in the Northeastern Classroom, Health & Safety and Employment Topics for International Students

Welcome Lunch
12:00pm-1:30pm

Location: Robinson Quad

**Please note the following dates scheduled for additional International Student Orientation sessions. These dates are scheduled for international graduate students who might be arriving early. Students only need to attend one International Student Orientation program:

August 20 (two available sessions)
10:00am – 11:30am
2:00pm – 3:30pm
Location: Curry Student Center, Room 320

August 29 (one session)
2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom

Click here for a brochure of all Graduate Orientation events for Fall 2014!


UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM (NOT CPS STUDENTS)

AUGUST 26

Student Last Names Beginning With: A – L

International Student Orientation for F-1 students
10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Topics include: ISSI Welcome & Overview, F-1 International Student Visa Regulations, Success in the Northeastern Classroom, Health & Safety and Employment Topics for International Students

Welcome Program for Overseas Parents
10:30am – 12:00pm

Location: Curry Student Center West Addition
Topics include: Parent Program and Support Services, Parent & Student Panel

Welcome Lunch
12:00pm – 1:00pm

Location: Robinson Quad

Student Last Names Beginning With: M - Z
ISSI International Student Orientation for F-1 students
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
Topics include: ISSI Welcome & Overview, F-1 International Student Visa Regulations, Success in the Northeastern Classroom, Health & Safety and Employment Topics for International Students

Welcome Program for Overseas Parents
1:30pm – 3:00pm
Location: Curry Student Center West Addition
Topics include: Parent Program and Support Services, Parent & Student Panel

International Student Welcome Reception
4:30pm – 6:00pm

Location: Curry Student Center Ballroom
The ISSI cordially invites all new international undergraduate students and their families to attend the ISSI Welcome Reception. Meet and mingle with other new students, families, and Northeastern staff and student leaders from all around the world.

Click here for a brochure of all Undergraduate Orientation events for Fall 2014!


Fall 2014 PROGRAMS & ACTIVITIES OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS:
ISSI Resource Fairs
Learn about services and programs that are available to you as a student. Representatives included in this fair include banks, cell phone companies and student services offices.

August 26
10:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Curry Student Center, 1st Floor Indoor Quad

September 2
9:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Curry Student Center, 1st Floor Indoor Quad

ISSI Information Table & Campus Tours
ISSI International Student Leaders will be available for questions about orientation and campus resources and will offer guided tours of Northeastern’s campus.

August 20
11:00am – 4:00pm
Location: Curry Student Center, 1st Floor Indoor Quad

August 26
10:00am – 3:00pm
Location: Curry Student Center, 1st Floor Indoor Quad

ISSI Sponsored Shopping Trips
ISSI Staff and Student Leaders will be organizing frequent trips from campus to the near-by South Bay Shopping Center by bus. Groups will depart from and return to Forsyth Street on the Northeastern Campus. Please keep in mind, you will be riding a bus with other students and families, so please keep your purchases limited to small items. No furniture will be permitted on the bus.

August 25
10:00am – 6:00pm
*Trips depart approximately every 30 minutes

August 26
10:00am – 4:00pm
*Trips depart approximately every 30 minutes


Welcome Week
August 30 – September 6
The university plans several different events and activities to welcome new students and welcome returning students to campus.

Please be sure to check out the welcome trips and activities planned by the ISSI scheduled throughout the fall semester. For more information and to register, please visit our Upcoming Events page. This information will be updated over the next several weeks. Please check back frequently.

LATE ISSI INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ORIENTATION SESSIONS
Please check back frequently. This information will be updated at a later date.