Pre-Orientation Program for International Students

This year’s pre-orientation program begins on Sunday, August 20, 2017, and continues through the morning of Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Orientation for all new students begins on Tuesday, August 22, 2017. Please visit the new students web page for information that is helpful for all new students.

The pre-orientation program provides you with an opportunity settle into your residence and meet new and returning international students. It’s also your best opportunity to learn about visa and employment regulations, cultural and academic adjustment issues, housing and dining, financial aid, and everyday life in Oberlin and the United States.

Residence halls open for new international students on Saturday, August 19, 2017. Please do not arrive on campus prior to August 19. The residence halls are not able to accommodate you before that date.

To view this year's pre-orientation schedule please click here: International Pre-Orientation Schedule 2017