International Student Orientation starts on Monday, September 9, and ends Saturday, September 14, 2024.

F-1 and J-1 students, please arrive on September 7 or September 8, 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!

Monday, September 9



Tuesday, September 10



Wednesday, September 11


Thursday, September 12


Friday, September 13


Saturday, September 14


International Student Summer Checklist

About the International Connections Program

First-year student at Lawrence? You will be matched with an upper-class student over the summer. This upper-class student will be a resource for you over the summer and help you adjust to campus. 

Complete this short survey by mid-June so we can make the best match possible for you! You'll be notified of your match via email in early July.


Contact us with any concerns at