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GRADUATE STUDENTS: International graduate students are required to complete immigration check-in and are encouraged to attend resource fairs and presentations. Consult your graduate department for details. Specific information can be found in the International Graduate Student Welcome Events Calendar (PDF)*. For more information, visit the Graduate School's website.


A basic undergraduate orientation schedule can be found via the International Schedule Shell 2017 (PDF)*.

Consult your personal IAOP Schedule for specific details.

Saturday, August 19, 2017
7:00 am - Residence halls open for NEW international students with a residence hall assignment.

Sunday, August 20, 2017
MSU English Language Test (MSUELT) for provisionally admitted undergraduate students. Required students must sign up for a test time in advance with the English Language Center (ELC)via the link on your account.

Monday – Friday, August 21-25, 2017
Undergraduate Student: All International Academic Orientation (IAOP) sessions are mandatory for new undergraduate students on F-1/J-1 visas. Students on other visas should contact to schedule an orientation date.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Classes Begin

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