International orientation

August 17-18, 2017

International Student Services coordinates a mandatory orientation for all new undergraduate and graduate international students. Orientation allows international students to become better acquainted with USD, the Center for Academic & Global Engagement as well as other international students. During orientation, students will receive information about living and studying in the U.S. and valuable information about maintaining their non-immigrant legal status.

At orientation, you'll also have the opportunity to:

  • Become familiar with USD and the Vermillion community
  • Learn about important academic issues
  • Access necessary campus resources
  • Learn about immigration regulations
  • Meet other new and returning USD students
  • Learn about health insurance
  • Experience new cultures
  • Learn about employment in the U.S.
  • Get acquainted with the center

If you have and questions or concerns regarding your participation, contact us at or (605) 658-6255.