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Fall 2020 Virtual International Orientation

Below is the schedule for our virtual international orientation. All sessions will be held through Zoom and in Eastern Standard Time. Links provided in invitation email. 

No registration required.

Orientation Schedule

2:00PM EST [Mandatory for students inside the U.S.]
Learn about your rights and responsibilities on your student visa and discover U.S. culture with a practical cultural introduction. Topics for the immigration section will include: remaining in status, employment, travel authorization, and more. Topics for the cultural section will include: way of life, cultural values, celebration of diversity at AU, time management, and many more. 

2:00PM EST 
The Academic Session will provide additional information about AU academic regulations, academic integrity, and some helpful study tips. The Guide to U.S. Healthcare will highlight key components of the U.S. healthcare system and provide resources for future use. 

Stay up to date

Make sure to check your AU email for important updates related to the international orientation and immigration reminders. For more information about the international orientation, please email