Mandatory International Student Orientations

Summer EIS/Graduate Bootcamp 
July, TBA

Fall Undergraduate International Student Experience & Orientation (First Year and Transfer Students) 
August, TBA

Fall Graduate International Student and Exchange Student Orientation 


All undergraduate and graduate international students enrolling at SAIC on F-1 or J-1 Visas for Fall are REQUIRED to attend International Student Orientation. Undergraduates continue orientation sponsored by Campus Life through August 28, and graduate students will be invited to attend additional departmental orientations following mandatory International Student Orientation.

For a detailed schedule, visit International Affairs. Email updates with detailed information will be sent during summer months. All travel should be planned accordingly in order to meet the requirement to attend.

Connect with helpful staff and get important updates on the International Affairs Facebook Page.

Please do not hesitate to contact International Affairs with any questions at or by phoning 312.629.6830.

Immigration Matters

Our goal is to be an active part of your SAIC experience and to support you in many ways. To begin, please check the links below for important immigration matters.

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