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International Student Orientation

Date:   January 20, 2012

Time:  1:00 PM to 2:30 PM:

           Graduate, Undergraduate & Exchange Students

Place: The Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) is responsible for providing a Mandatory International New Student Orientation to facilitate your transition into academic and immigration life at the University of Rhode Island.

  • NEWLY admitted international students MUST REPORT to the OISS within 30 days of the beginning date noted on their I-20 or DS-2019.

  • TRANSFER students must report to the OISS 15 days prior to the beginning of classes.

  • Failure to report to the OISS is considered a VIOLATION of your student status by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

University of Rhode Island • Office of International Students & Scholars • International Center • 37 Lower College Road; Kingston, Rhode Island, 02881


International Student Orientation
Date: September 6, 2010

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM:

           Graduate Students

          12:00 NOON to 2:00 PM:

          Undergraduate Students

Place: Multi-Cultural Center

March 18, 2010
Reporting responsibilities of F-1 International Students while on (OPT)

February 1, 2010
Spring 2010 OPT workshop schedules are announced.

Spring 2010
Host Family Application Download in PDF format