Fall 2022

Orientation for all new international undergraduate, graduate and exchange students who will enroll for fall semester 2022 will take place August 22 -  August 24.  An overview of the Orientation schedule can be found below this paragraph.  A detailed schedule will be shared at the Orientation Check In session the first day of orientation.  (Students who cannot arrive by August 22 must contact their international student advisor - your international student advisor is the person who issued your Form I-20 (F-1 visa students) or DS-2019 (J-1 visa) to receive guidance.

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Monday, August 22

8:30am - 9:00am          

Check-in for International Student Orientation (AMU, Marquette Place)

9:00am - 10:00am

Introductory Session (AMU, Marquette Place)

10:00am - 11:30am

Welcome, Marquette Mission, Schedule Overview, Marquette Central/Checkmarq

11:30am - 12:45pm

Lunch, ID Cards, Other Needs

1:00pm - 1:30pm

Living in an Urban American Environment (Cudahy 001)

1:30pm - 2:00pm  

Academic Honesty (Cudahy 001)

2:00pm  - 3:15pm

Successfully Navigating US Academic and Cultural Life: Learn from the Experts (Cudahy 001)

3:30pm - 4:45pm

F-1 Visa Regulations – MANDATORY for all F-1 Undergraduates (Cudahy 001)

3:30pm - 5:00pm

Resources and Connections for Graduate and Exchange Students (Meet outside Cudahy 001)

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Welcome Dinner (The Commons)


Group Photo (The Commons)

Tuesday, August 23

8:15am - 11:30am

English Placement Exam (Cudahy 101)

9:30am - 10:00am 

Tips and Resources for Graduate Students (Cudahy 001)

10:00am - 11:30am

F-1 Visa Regulations – MANDATORY for Graduate students (Cudahy 001)

10:30am - 12:00pm

Exchange Student Orientation & Class Scheduling

  • College of Arts and Sciences (Psychology, Computer Science, International Affairs, Political Science, etc.) exchange students will meet with Ms. Megan Blanchette.  (Sensenbrenner Hall, Suite 103)
  • College of Business exchange students will meet with Ms. Karen Rinehart.  (David Straz Hall 101)
  • College of Engineering exchange students will meet with Dr. Mark Federle. (Olin Engineering 201)
  • College of Health Sciences (Biotechnology) exchange students will meet with Ms. Michell Schuh (Schroeder Complex 244B)

1:30pm - 2:30pm  

Sexuality and Safety in American Culture
MANDATORY for All Students

3:00pm - 4:30pm

Wellness – Staying Healthy & Health Insurance

Wednesday, August 24

9:00 am – 10:30 am J-1 Regulations - MANDATORY for Exchange Students (Cudahy 001)

The international student orientation program is one of many orientation programs and meetings for new students. Each college and department may host programs. Be sure to check your Marquette email (eMarq) often so you are aware of all the orientation meetings.  

New and Transfer Undergraduate (degree-seeking) Student Orientation will offer sessions beginning on August 25. Check your Marquette email for messages about this program. 

There may be multiple Orientation programs for new Graduate (degree-seeking) students. Check your Marquette email for messages about these programs.


Welcome to Marquette! 

We look forward to meeting you in-person once you arrive on campus, but in the meantime, we invite you to meet the OIE staff and view a welcome message from Dr. John Baworowsky, Vice President of Enrollment Management.