Step 12: Complete Orientations

New International Student Orientation (Center for Global Engagement)

At the CGE’s New International Student Orientation, you will learn about FSU’s campus resources, maintaining your immigration status, succeeding as a student at Florida State University, and living in Tallahassee. You will meet other new international students and learn important information to help you make friends and have a successful start at FSU.

This orientation is in addition to the Online Immigration Session, which you should complete before arriving, and CGE Arrival Confirmation, which you should do when you first arrive at FSU.

Note: The CGE New International Student Orientation is in addition to the FSU academic undergraduate orientations. Contact FSU’s New Student and Family Programs office for more information about these orientation programs that are required for enrollment in classes.


Summer 2022 New International Student CGE Orientation

Summer B Students

Wednesday, June 8, 2022 | 9:00-10:30am EST
Summer B students: We welcome you to join us for an optional virtual Q&A event that will serve as an opportunity for you to meet your advisor and ask questions. Register Here.

Wednesday, June 15, 2022 │12:00-5:00pm EST
Mark your calendars for Summer B Orientation in the Globe. Register Here.

Fall 2022 New International Student CGE Orientation

Graduate Students

Wednesday, July 20, 2022 | 9:00-10:30am EST
We welcome you to join us for an optional virtual Q&A event that will serve as an opportunity for you to meet your advisor and ask questions. Register Here.

Friday, August 5, 2022 OR Friday, August 12, 2022 | 12:00-6:00pm EST
Mark your calendars for Fall New International Graduate Student Orientation in the Globe. Please choose the date that is best for your schedule. You do not need to attend both. Register Here.  

Undergraduate Students

Wednesday, July 27, 2022 | 9:00-10:30am EST
We welcome you to join us for an optional virtual Q&A event that will serve as an opportunity for you to meet your advisor and ask questions. Register Here.

Friday, August 19, 2022 | 12:00-6:00pm EST
Mark your calendars for Fall New International Undergraduate Student Orientation in the Globe. Register Here.

Other FSU Orientations

New Undergraduate Student Orientation (New Students and Family Programs)

The Dean of Student’s New Students and Family Programs (NSFP) office provides a required New Undergraduate Student Orientation for all new undergraduate students, whether classified as First Time in College (FTIC), Lower-Division Transfer or Upper Division Transfer. During this orientation, you will learn about resources on FSU’s campus and meet with your academic advisor to register for classes. For more information and instructions for registering, go to their registration page.


Academic Department Orientations for New Graduate Students

Academic departments typically have their own orientations for new students each semester. If you have not already received information from your department, check with them about their new student orientation requirements.


New Graduate Student Orientation (The Graduate School)

Visit the Graduate School's New Graduate Student Orientation Website for more information.


Teaching Assistant Orientation (Program for Instructional Excellence)

The Program for Instructional Excellence (PIE) sponsors university-wide Teaching Assistant Orientation each fall and spring semester, in addition to other workshops and events throughout the year. Registration is required. Your academic department may also provide its own orientation session for teaching assistants.

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