Congratulations on your decision to attend UW Tacoma! You made a great choice!
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) collaborates with New Student and Family Programs and other offices on campus to provide a comprehensive orientation to all international students. Please read below for details on the requirements for your situation.
For Undergraduate (Bachelor's) Students
If you are a new undergraduate (Bachelor's degree) student who is transferring from another college/university or attending college for the first time, please complete all of the following orientation requirements:
2. Review the online Microsoft One Note "New International Student Info Session" Notebook and complete the online Microsoft Quizzes. The following topics will be covered in this mandatory module:
F-1 Student Visa Status
Safety and Emergency Information
Healthcare in the U.S.
International Student Health Insurance Plan
Student Health Services
Introduction to ISSS and Useful On-Campus Resources
US Academic Culture
Preparing for Your Professional
What is Culture
What is Culture Shock
Note*: An email will be sent to your UW email about access to the online Microsoft OneNote and Quizzes. Once you have access to these, you can access it via the Microsoft OneNote and Microsoft Teams desktop applicationsonce you have paid your NSEOF and requested your I-20. Questions about this? Email email@example.com
3. Attend New International Student Orientation on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (PST) on UW Tacoma campus, William W. Philip Hall. The following topics will be covered:
Getting to Know Other New International Students
Understanding U.S. Culture
UW Tacoma Campus Resources
Academic Culture at a U.S. University
Tips to Be a Successful Student at UW Tacoma
Managing Email Subscriptions and Organizing Emails and Folders
How to Deal with Online Courses
For Graduate (Master's) Students
If you are a new graduate (Master's degree) student, please:
Register and attend your departmental orientation
Review the Microsoft OneNote Notebook "New International Student Info Session" and Complete the Microsoft Quizzes.
Attend New International Student Orientation on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (PST) on UW Tacoma campus, William W. Philip Hall.