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International Student Orientation

Welcome to Stetson University!

For a pre-arrival checklist and information on how to apply for F-1 visas, see the Visa process presentation. Use the campus map to help you find your way around.

Important Dates

  • Move-in date for new international students, who are fully vaccinated: August 11, 2021
  • Move-in date for new international students, who are not fully vaccinated and will need to quarantine on campus: August 2, 2021
  • International Student Orientation: August 4-5, 2021 and August 12-13, 2021
  • FOCUS for all new students begins August 15, 2021

» More information about FOCUS.

The Orientation

The International Student Orientation schedule is filled with important information including

  • How to ensure that you are staying in status with your visa
  • Information on general and academic culture in the United States
  • Tips on how you can be successful while you are a student at Stetson University

There will also be fun activities so you can meet and mingle with other new international students.

Orientation will be hybrid, with a synchronous online component from August 4-5 and an in-person orientation from August 12-13.


Free transportation to and from the Orlando International Airport (MCO) will be offered between the hours of 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. on August 10, 2021. More information will be provided later.

If you arrive on a different day, or outside of these hours, you will be responsible for finding your transportation to campus. Some suggestions include the Lyft or Uber.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected].

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