International Undergraduate students are required to attend TWO orientation sessions: New Student Orientation AND International F-1/J-1 Student Orientation. You must register for both orientation sessions.
New Student Orientation
Fall 2021 New Student Orientation Registration is open. You should check your UWM email account for your emailed invitation.
More information on New Student Orientation: https://uwm.edu/studentorientation/. Completion of this orientation will lead to an appointment with your academic advisor to register for classes.
This orientation overs such topics as:
- Campus resources
- Community resources
- Academic expectations
- Prepare to meet an academic advisor
- Connect with other new student
International F-1/J-1 Student Orientation
The fall 2021 International F-1/J-1 Student Orientation will be held in two parts, both as an online course through Canvas and as a virtual meeting event on August 26, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM CST. Registration is required. Students who do not complete the mandatory F-1/J-1 Orientation will receive a hold on their PAWS account limiting their ability to enroll in the next term; after completion of the orientation, the hold will be removed.
These sessions cover such topics as:
- Visa requirements
- Health Insurance
- Student rights and safety
- Classroom norms and expectations
- Campus services
Note for students with Conditional Admission: Students with Conditional Admission must attend orientation in the UWM Intensive English Program. Students will attend an orientation at the Center for International Education when their status changes to regular admission.