International Exchange & Transfer Orientation

Please note, all new exchange and transfer international undergraduate students are REQUIRED to attend International Exchange & Transfer Orientation. 

About

International Exchange & Transfer Orientation is an orientation program designed for international students and run through the Division of Global Engagement, which is home to International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).

Registration

Students are not automatically registered for International Exchange & Transfer Orientation. All new exchange and transfer international students are required to attend the one-day program. Check back in spring for registration information.

Program Dates

  • Move-in is Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019.
    • If you are living on campus, please arrive at your residence hall and check in between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Global Leaders (student leaders) will be there to welcome you and assist you with move-in.
  • International Exchange & Transfer Orientation: Friday, Sept. 20, 2019
  • Optional San Francisco Day Trip to be determined. Additional fees apply.

Cost

  • International Exchange & Transfer Orientation Fee: $100
  • Optional San Francisco Day Trip Fee: to be confirmed

Fees will be posted to student accounts in October (housing fees may post earlier).

Sample Schedule*

*Please note that the schedule below is subject to change.

THURSDAY: Move-in day for on-campus residents.

FRIDAY:

9:00 - 9:30 a.m. Check In 

9:30-9:45 a.m. - Welcome and Introductions,

9:45 - 10:30 a.m. - Maintaining Status Presentation

10:30 - 10:45 a.m. - Break

10:45 - 12:00 noon - Academic Life at UCSC

12:00 - 1:00 p.m. - Lunch

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. - Campus Life

1:00 - 2:30 p.m. - Campus Life

2:45 - 3:30 p.m. - Student Panel

3:30 - 3:45 p.m. - Closing Words

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. - Optional Campus Tour