International Student Orientation General Information
♦ International Student Orientation is a program designed for all new international students (undergraduate, exchange and graduate) and attendance is mandatory.
♦ All new international students at UNH must attend International Student Orientation, even if you were previously a student at another US educational institution.
♦ Prior to your arrival in the Fall, you will be introduced to an Orientation Staff leader, a fellow UNH student who will be ready, willing and able to communicate with you and answer your many questions from a student's perspective.
♦ When you arrive, you will meet this Orientation Staff leader and spend your first few days with other new international students.
♦ You will learn about your immigration rights and obligations, cultural adjustment, what to expect in and out of the UNH classroom.
♦ You will go on a campus tour and have an opportunity to learn about UNH Health Services and the UNH Student Health Benefits Plan (health insurance).
♦ You will meet fellow students, both US and international, who will share their insights and knowledge with you to make your transition to UNH a smooth one!
♦ You will meet the staff of the Office of International Students and Scholars and learn what we do and how we can assist you.
♦ You will have time to meet with your academic advisor if you need to.
♦ You will have the opportunity for a local shopping trip and an excursion, both of which are optional and require pre-registration.
♦ Please bring all of your immigration documents (passport, I-94, I-20/DS-2019) with you to Orientation.
♦ If for any reason you are unable to attend the Orientation, you mjust check-in with OISS, our office is in Room G-15, Thompson Hall at your earliest convenience after arrival on campus.
- General Info
- Prospective Students
- New Students
- Current F-1 Students
- Current J-1 Students
- Former Students and Alumni
- J-1 Exchange Visitor Program
- B-1/B-2 Short Term
- H-1B Employment Visa
- TN (Trade NAFTA)
- Applying for US Citizenship
- Employment & Taxes
- Applying for a NH Driver's License
- Bertram Husch International Scholarship Fund
- Employment Links
- Financial Aid
- Food & Lodging
- Guide to Currency Conversion
- Health Insurance Carriers
- Immigration Attorneys & Links
- International Friendship Group
- International Organizations
- Miscellaneous Links
- UNH Links
- U.S. Government Links
- Voltage Standards Around the World
- Getting to Know UNH