ISS Orientation Schedules

Orientation Schedule

As you begin your journey here, we, at the UMass International Programs Office (IPO) have put together our Online International Student Orientation (ISO) to help you navigate life as a new international student. Your Fall 2021 International Student Orientation (ISO) will be provided through Moodle. If you have access issues, please email mbun[at]umass[dot]edu for assistance.

ORIENTATION SESSIONS for NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

SUMMER 2021

OFFICE OF PARENT SERVICES THURSDAY CHATS

Thursday, June 17, 2021

9AM to 10AM, EST | Zoom Meeting: https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/98079571124

New parents and family information session for us citizen born students living abroad.

For more information visit https://www.umass.edu/newstudent/welcome-parents-and-families

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OFFICE OF PARENT SERVICES TOGETHER TUESDAYS

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

8AM to 9AM, EST | Zoom Meeting: to follow

Come meet other families in your region, share ideas, and learn from each other in a fun and interactive way. Current UMass Amherst Parents Advisory Council members will offer advice and tips for a successful transition. Zoom link to be provided in advance via email. For more information visit https://www.umass.edu/newstudent/welcome-parents-and-families

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IPO VIRTUAL INFORMATION SESSION for NEW INTERNATIONAL PARENTS

Tuesday, July 20, 2021

9:00AM to 10:00AM, EST | Zoom Meeting https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/94946143398

or

Thursday, July 22, 2021

4PM to 5PM EST | Zoom Meeting https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/93150996221

Join the IPO staff and UMass departments for an informative discussion to assist you with your questions and share resources.

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IPO VIRTUAL MEET & GREET

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

 

College of Education

College of Nursing,

College of Social & Behavior Sciences

College of Information & Computer Science

School of Public Health & Health Service

10:00AM TO 10:30AM, EST | Zoom Meeting https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/95811615350

 

College of Engineering

College of Natural Sciences

Isenberg School of Management

College of Humanities & Fine Arts

11:00AM to 11:30AM, EST | Zoom Meeting https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/98169027070

Meet the IPO Staff and Q & A Session for New International Students

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IPO VIRTUAL MEET & GREET for EXCHANGE STUDENTS

Thursday, July 29, 2021

10:00AM to 10:30AM EST | Zoom Meeting https://umass-amherst.zoom.us/j/99340018775

Meet the IPO Staff and Q & A Session for New International Exchange Students

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FALL 2021

VIRTUAL ORIENTATION SESSIONS (Mandatory)

UNDERGRADUATE & GRADUATE STUDENTS

Available August 18 until September 1, 2021

Online via MOODLE

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

IPO WELCOME AND RESOURCE TABLING EVENT (Optional)

Wednesday, August 25 (Residence Hall Move-In)

or

Thursday, August 26

UMass Fine Arts Center Lobby / Chancellors Welcome

9AM to 4PM

 

NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENT WELCOME RECEPTION (Optional)

Monday, August 30

Campus Center Auditorium

11AM to 1PM

 

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GRADUATE STUDENTS

IPO WELCOME AND RESOURCE TABLING EVENT (Optional)

Thursday, August 26

UMass Fine Arts Center Lobby / Chancellors Welcome

9AM to 4PM

 

GRADUATE SCHOOL ORIENTATION & BBQ

Friday, August 27

12:30PM to 7:30PM

 

NEW INTERNATIONAL STUDENT WELCOME RECEPTION (Optional)

Monday, August 30

Campus Center Auditorium

11AM to 1PM