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International orientation

August 19 & 20, 2021

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 International Office, 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.