Orientation

Fall 2017 International Student Orientations

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) runs multiple orientation programs for new international students to help students adjust to both life in the U.S. and at UCSC. New international students are required to attend an orientation. Please note these programs are separate from those run by the Orientation Office.

SUMMER ACADEMY STUDENTS

Summer Academy students attend a separate orientation program and do not have to attend "Global Start: International Student Introduction to UCSC" before the official Fall quarter begins. More information about orientation for Summer Academy students is available here or you can contact summer@ucsc.edu.

FRESHMEN

Freshmen are required to attend "Global Start: International Student Introduction to UCSC" before the official Fall quarter begins. You are not required to attend Summer Orientation. More information is available here, or you can contact istudent@ucsc.edu

TRANSFER STUDENTS

Transfers are required to attend "Global Start: International Student Introduction to UCSC" before the official Fall quarter begins. You are not required to attend Summer Orientation. More information is available here, or you can contact istudent@ucsc.edu.

EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Exchange students are required to attend "Global Start: International Student Introduction to UCSC" before the official Fall quarter begins. More information is available here, or you can contact istudent@ucsc.edu.

GRADUATE STUDENTS

Graduate students are required to attend International Graduate Student Orientation before Fall classes begin. More information is available here, or you can contact istudent@ucsc.edu.