International Student Orientation Schedule

Fall 2019 Orientation will be September 16 - 19 with an optional Seattle tour on September 21.

Check in will begin in the Main Dining Room in the PUB (room 9215) at 8:00 AM. Light breakfast will be provided. Click here for a Campus Map.

Please bring with you:

  • Passport
  • U.S. home address information (full address and telephone number)
  • Credit card, debit card, or bank card for the Math Placement Test (foreign card is OK)
  • Original TOEFL or IELTS test scores

Please note that exact sessions and times are subject to change.


Day Sessions

Day 1


  • Welcome & check-in
  • English language placement test
  • Information sessions (health insurance, F-1 information, etc.)
  • Campus tour
  • Breakfast & lunch provided
  • For family, friends, and agents: Welcome session, Shoreline community tour, friends and families lunch reception

Day 2


  • Combined welcome with resident students
  • Math placement test

  • Academic seminar

  • Campus tour

  • Breakfast & lunch provided
  • For family, friends, and agents: President's welcome to new students, welcome to attend various sessions

Day 3


  • Math placement test
  • Academic seminars
  • Class registration
  • Breakfast and lunch provided
  • For family, friends, and agents: Trip to Seattle Premium Outlets

Day 4

  • Class registration

Day 5


Sightseeing in Seattle! Join our student leaders and see popular places in Seattle. Family, friends, and agents are welcome to join if space is available.

Past trips have included: 

  • Space Needle
  • Downtown Seattle
  • Pike Place Market
  • University of Washington