Summer Check In & Fall Orientation Schedule

Summer Session II Check-In Session: Tuesday, June 23rd

1:30 – 3:30 p.m. in Daniels Hall, Room 222

Includes Summer START students.

Fall Information:

The Office of International Services (OIS) is excited to welcome over 1,200 new international students to campus in the fall. We have several orientation events planned to help our new students adjust to campus and the community.

Check-in Sessions: July 17th through August 17th

Check-in sessions will begin on Friday, July 17th and will continue every Friday through Monday, until August 17th. All international students on J-1 and F-1 visas are required by law to attend a check-in session with OIS. A link to register for check-in sessions will be made available on our website by Wednesday, July 1st.

International Student Orientation: Wednesday, August 12th

  • International Graduate Student Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m in the Talley Student Union State Ballroom.
  • International Undergraduate Student Orientation: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Registration is required. See the New Student Programs website for details.

International Student Information Fair: Thursday, August 13th

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. in the Talley Student Union State Ballroom

Over 40 campus and community partners will be available to share more detailed, one-on-one information with the students.

OIS Mini-Sessions: Thursday, August 13th

2:30 – 4:30 p.m. on Main Campus in Riddick Hall on Main Campus.

These 30 minute information sessions will cover various topics of interest to international students including The Division of Motor Vehicles, Getting Around Raleigh without a Car, Welcome to the City of Raleigh, and OIS Programs.

Social Security Administration Office Visit:  Wednesday, August 26th

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the Talley Student Union Coastal Ballroom

The SSA office will visit campus to process social security number applications for international students. Students wishing to meet with Social Security representatives must register for an appointment on the OIS website. The link to register for an appointment will be available on our website in early August. Each student MUST have a job offer letter in order to apply.