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Fall International Graduate Student Orientation

Welcome to the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign! As you prepare for arrival, please review this page and keep the following important dates in mind.

ISSS will host its virtual Fall 2022 International Graduate Student Orientation on Wednesday, August 17, 2022 from 10am-1pm. This orientation welcomes new international graduate students; assists with acclimation to campus life and culture; and provides an overview of important topics and resources, including maintaining visa status, planning for career success, campus safety, and many more.

Orientation Format & Topics

Prior to the orientation, students will be able to review a series of pre-recorded videos about important topics from various offices on campus. The virtual orientation session will feature many speakers from across campus to answer outstanding questions students may have.

Presentation Videos

The pre-recorded, presentation videos will be made available on August 1, 2022.


This orientation is offered virtually. Please register below to receive the access link.

August 17, 2022
10:00 am - 1:00 pm CST

Register for Aug. 17

Social Events

Illini Union Fun Night

Details coming soon.

Chancellor’s Welcome Reception

Details coming soon.

Phone and Bank Fair

Details coming soon.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, please contact International Student and Scholar Services via email at