Step 12: In-Person 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.

Note: this in-person orientation is in addition to the Online Immigration Session, which you should complete before arriving, and New International Student Check-In, which you should do when you first arrive at FSU.


Summer 2018 New International Student CGE Orientations

For students beginning in Session A/B (May 14th start date), the CGE orientation will be on Friday, May 11th from 1 PM to 5 PM in the Globe Room 2300 (on the 2nd floor of the Center for Global Engagement).

For students beginning in Session C (June 25th start date), the CGE orientation will be on Friday, June 22nd from 1 PM to 5 PM in the Globe Room 2300 (on the 2nd floor of the Center for Global Engagement).


Fall 2018 New International Student CGE Orientations

New graduate students must choose between two CGE orientation sessions: Friday, August 10th from 1pm to 5pm and Friday, August 17th from 1pm to 5pm. The CGE orientation for new undergraduate students will be held on Wednesday, August 22nd from 1pm to 5pm. Registration is required. You must register for your CGE orientation session here: http://www.cge.fsu.edu/register


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 for your department, check with them about their new student orientation requirements.


New Graduate Student Orientation (The Graduate School)

Before every fall semester, the Graduate School hosts their New Graduate Student Orientation. Registration is required.


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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