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OISS Spring Orientation

 

International student success at Tulane University begins with OISS Orientation!  It is designed to help you:

  • Adjust to academic and social life at Tulane;
  • Comply with government regulations pertaining to your stay in the U.S;
  • Learning about on and off campus resources and support services;
  • Learn how to navigate the campus;
  • Become comfortable with the local community and U.S. culture; and
  • Meet people and make friends from around the world.    

Studies show the benefits of participating in orientation programs.  Faculty members and advisors see a marked difference in the preparedness and success of students who have participated in orientation.

October- January

Online Orientation

Important information.  If you are arriving in the country for the first time this academic year, you must complete OISS Online Orientation in order to complete your online iGlobal check in.  Deadline for completion is January 18, 2022.  You will be added to this online course automatically and will receive communication to your Tulane email.

 

Tentative 2022 Dates: January 13 and 14th

 

In- Person Campus Tour and Welcome/ Orientation Events

Times: TBD

Tour begins in front of OISS office at 6901 Willow Street.

You will have the opportunity to meet student leaders as you tour the uptown campus.  Feel free to bring your schedule to look up the buildings your classes will be in.  

  • Please wear weather appropriate clothes and shoes. 
  • Water will be provided. 
  • Family members also welcome. 

During these in-person welcome events, you will get to meet the staff of the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). They will share important immigration information.  They will also explain further opportunities for you to be prepared to succeed academically and socially, and learn about U.S. culture. 

Virtual Welcome Events

Time: TBD

During this virtual welcome events, you will get to meet the staff of the Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS). They will share important immigration information.  They will also explain further opportunities for you to be prepared to succeed academically and socially, and learn about U.S. culture. 

We look forward to welcoming you (back) to Tulane!