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.
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.
Spring 2024 CGE New International Student Orientation
CGE International Student Orientation
Friday, January 5, 2024, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
International graduate and undergraduate students beginning study at FSU in Spring 2024 must attend the required international student orientation on January 5 in The Globe located at 110 Woodward Ave, Tallahassee, FL 32304. Check-in for orientation between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. This event does not include lunch.
NOTE FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS (MASTER’S OR DOCTORATE):
The CGE New International Student Orientation is in addition to your academic department’s orientation. Contact your academic department for the dates and times of your academic orientation.
NOTE FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (BACHELOR’S):
The CGE New International Student Orientation is in addition to FSU’s required undergraduate New Nole orientation. Attendance is required at both.
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.