Orientation Schedule

The International Parent & Family Orientation program schedule depends upon whether or not your student is a transfer student in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. Please review the information below carefully. 

 

Orientation Check-In

Check-in for the International Parent & Family Orientation program will be at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, August 29, 2016. The location of the check-in will be announced in late May.

If your student is a transfer student in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, you are welcome to attend the optional sessions that begin on August 25. Check-in for these sessions will be at the Angell Hall Posting Wall on Thursday, August 25 along with your student. 

 

Length of Program

The International Parent & Family Orientation Program is one day in length, unless you are attending the optional sessions as a parent of an LSA transfer student. Please note that the International Student Orientation is 5-7 days long, depending on the program. Please note that the International Parent and Student Orientation Programs have different itineraries.

 

International Parent & Family Orientation Schedule

During the International Parent & Family Orientation program, you will participate in the morning sessions with your student and then to attend special presentations for parents in the afternoon. If you are a parent of a transfer student in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, optional activities beginning on August 25 will be posted soon. 

 

Monday, August 29, 2016

(Schedule subject to change)

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. International Orientation Check-In 

9:00 a.m.-9:25 a.m. Welcome to the University of Michigan

9:25 a.m.-10:40 a.m. It's Great to Be an International Wolverine!

10:40 a.m.-10:55 a.m. International Center information

10:55 a.m.-11:10 a.m. Break

11:10 a.m.-11:25 a.m. Health Insurance

11:25 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Immigration Issues

12:00 p.m.-1:30 p.m. International Parents and Families Luncheon

1:30 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Department Panel for Parents

3:30 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. Academic unit presentations from participating units