International Programs

International Student Orientation

There are two different International Orientations.

For new students coming for the Fall Semester, they should attend the August Orientation. For new students coming in the Spring Semester, they should attend the January Orientation.

For new students, it is strongly encouraged that you attend orientation, look through the Incoming Student Page and the International Student Handbook, and ask any questions that you have!

Schedules may change! Check your welcome folder that you receive with your residence keys for the most updated schedule.

2017 International Student Orientation Schedule

New International Student Orientation will be from August 19th-August 24 th and there is a $100 fee for this program. Four-year degree seeking students (those on an F-1 student visa) are required to attend and pay the fee. Exchange students (those on a J-1 student visa) can choose to attend and pay the fee or choose to arrive on August 26th. They are strongly encouraged to attend orientation.

All students participating in the New International Student Orientation should arrive at the Port Columbus International Airport (code CMH) on either August 17th or August 18th and email Valerie ( by August 4th to tell her of the arrival information so a Muskingum University van can meet you at the airport.

General Schedule

August 17- Airport Shuttles

August 18- Airport Shuttles, Wal-Mart Shopping for those arriving the day before
August 19- Columbus Trip
August 20- Technology Session, Community Picnic and Pool Party
August 21- Campus Tour, pay bill, get ID, books and web access (TA Training)
August 22- Information Sessions (TA Training), Swim party with other Muskies 
August 23- Amish Trip and animal encounter
August 24- Information Sessions, New Concord Scavenger Hunt
August 25- Welcome Weekend activities begin

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