International Student Orientation starts on Friday, September 6, and ends Sunday, September 8, 2024.

F-1 and J-1 students, please arrive on September 4 or September 5, 2024 to allow yourself time to adjust before participating in the required International Orientation programming beginning September 9. Dual citizens, permanent residents, and students with global backgrounds are also welcome. Sign-up by emailing

Once your arrival plans have been finalized, please complete the Arrival Form.

Please note: 1) The following schedule is supplemental to the Welcome Week schedule of events. 2) Updates to these schedules could occur between publish date and the day of the events due to unforseeable changes. The date and time of updates (if any) will be listed below the section title. 3) A print-ready PDF schedule of each day's events is provided at the beginning of each section that looks like the preview below.

To view maps of the campus, please visit the Campus Maps area of our site.


More information to come!

International Student Summer Checklist

Welcome Lawrence international students, global nomads, and U.S. citizens from abroad! Our staff is preparing the orientation materials and schedule for Fall Term and will update this page very soon.