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ISOP Schedules

The University's many divisions and programs begin at different points throughout the year. For that reason, the International Student Orientation Program (ISOP) meetings and events for new international arrivals occur at various times for different groups.

Reminder: These meetings are mandatory.

Please check back for more information as these programs are scheduled.

2018 Summer/Fall Schedule

ISOP Graduate Meeting

For incoming students attending graduate programs through:

  • Arts, Sciences and Engineering
  • School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • Eastman Institute for Oral Health
  • School of Nursing
  • Simon Business School’s Doctoral Program
  • Warner School of Education

International Graduate Student Orientation Program
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 8:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Location: Feldman Ballroom, Douglass Commons, River Campus
Continential breakfast and lunch will be provided.

SSN Instructions and Procedures
Wednesday, August 15, 2018 | 1:30 p.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: Varies, Douglass Commons, River Campus
Eligible students need to obtain necessary documentation and detailed instructions from ISO before applying for a US Social Security Number (SSN). Please attend this session if you are eligible and intend to apply. More information about eligibility will be available at orientation.

Immigration Check-In
Please report to the ISO when you arrive in Rochester.

ISOP Undergraduate Meeting

For incoming students attending undergraduate programs through Arts, Science, and Engineering.

International Undergraduate Student Move-In & Immigration Check-In
Monday, August 20, 2018 | 9:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
Location: River Campus

International Undergraduate Student Orientation Program
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | TBA
Location: TBA, River Campus

SSN Instructions and Procedures
See Orientation Schedule upon arrival.
Eligible students need to obtain necessary documentation and detailed instructions from ISO before applying for a US Social Security Number (SSN). Please attend your assigned session if you are eligible and intend to apply. More information about eligibility will be available at orientation.

Immigration Check-In
Please report to the ISO when you arrive in Rochester. 

ISOP Simon Meeting

For incoming students attending graduate programs through the Simon Business School other than the doctoral program.

International Simon Student Orientation Program with ISO
Tuesday, July 24, 2018 | 8:00 a.m.–11:30 a.m.*
Location: Feldman Ballroom, Douglass Commons, River Campus
Continential breakfast and lunch will be provided.

SSN Instructions and Procedures
See Simon Orientation Schedule upon arrival.
Eligible students need to obtain necessary documentation and detailed instructions from ISO before applying for a US Social Security Number (SSN). Please attend your assigned session if you are eligible and intend to apply. More information about eligibility will be available at orientation.

Immigration Check-In
Please report to the ISO as soon as you arrive in Rochester.

*Please consult with the Simon School about when you are expected to arrive for orientation. There are many other mandatory orientation events scheduled, including events that will be held prior to the orientation with ISO.

ISOP Eastman Meeting

For incoming students attending programs through the Eastman School of Music.

International Eastman Student Orientation Program
TBA
Location: TBA, Eastman Campus

SSN Instructions and Procedures
TBA
Eligible students need to obtain necessary documentation and detailed instructions from ISO before applying for a US Social Security Number (SSN). More information about eligibility will be available at orientation.

Immigration Check-In
Please report to the ISO as soon as you arrive in Rochester.

Visiting Students

For visiting international students who come to campus for temporary study, research, consulting, or other activities.

Your orientation with ISO will be scheduled after you visit ISO for your immigration check-in.

Immigration Check-In
Please report to the ISO as soon as you arrive in Rochester.

SSN Application Session

Details about your eligibility for a Social Security Number will be shared with you at orientation (in addition to next steps) unless noted otherwise above.