Important Dates

Late April-May 2022:  Expect to receive your I-20 no earlier than this!

Monday, May 30, 2022:  Earliest date to apply for your F-1 Visa.

Monday, July 11, 2022:  Deadline to notify our office of your travel plans.  Complete the form at https://www.hamilton.edu/offices/dos/international-student-services/iss-travel-form. (Note that you must be signed into your MyHamilton to complete this form.)

Thursday, July 14, 2022:  Earliest date to arrive in the U.S. You may not enter the U.S. more than 30 days in advance of the report date on your I-20.

Friday & Saturday, August 12 & 13, 2022: Earliest dates to arrive on campus for Orientation. If you must arrive later, then contact our office immediately.

FALL 2022 Schedule (TENTATIVE)

Sunday, August 14, 2022

9 a.m.
Breakfast, Commons Dining Hall

10:15 a.m.
Campus Tour, Suida House 

11:15 a.m.
Meeting with Continuing International Students, Blood Fitness Center 105 (McKenna Conference Room)

12 p.m.
Lunch, Commons Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.
Off-Campus Excursion for purchases, Pickup at Kirner-Johnson Circle 

6:30 p.m.
Catered Dinner with Key Campus Administrators, Beinecke Events Barn

8:00 p.m.
Rest and relax

Monday, August 15, 2022

9:00 a.m.
Breakfast, Commons Dining Hall 

10:00 a.m.
Exploring the Glen led by Continuing International Students, Meet at Sadove Student Center

12:00 p.m.
Lunch, Commons Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.
Mandatory Document Sharing (bring your passport, visa, etc.), Days Massolo Center

2:30 p.m.
Session I: Maintaining your F-1 status. Director of International Student Services, Science Center 3024

3:30 p.m.
Session II: Academic Support for Multilingual Students, Alex Hanson, Assistant Director/Multilingual Student Support Coordinator, Science Center 3024

4:15 p.m.
Session III: Student Health Insurance, etc. Health Center Staff, Science Center 3024

5:00 p.m.
Dinner, Commons Dining Hall

7:30 p.m.
Trivia Night with Prizes! Beinecke Events Barn

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

College's First-year Student Orientation Begins

Monday, August 22, 2022

8:45 p.m.
MP2 (Multicultural Peer Mentor Project) Welcome Reception (for international students who signed up during the summer to participate), Scott Field House

Friday, August 26, 2022

Sadove Student Center 112

4:30 p.m.
Session IV: How are you Adjusting to Life at Hamilton led by Continuing International Students  

5:15 p.m.
Catered Dinner

6:00 p.m.
Session V: Navigating the American College Classroom: Honor Code, Plagiarism, etc. Adam Van Wynsberghe, Associate Dean of Students for Academics

Sunday, August 28, 2022

5:30 p.m.
Annual International Friendship Program (IFP) Dinner, Beinecke Events Barn

Wednesday, August 31, 2022

Sadove Student Center 112

4:30 p.m.
Session VI: Career Center and Student Employment Resources. Student Employment Office Representative and Peer Intern

5:00 p.m.

5:15 p.m.
Session VII: Employment Forms, Mike Thayer, Employment Manager, Human Resources; Applying for a Social Security Number (Card), Director of International Student Services, and Introduction to Filing Income Taxes. Gary Carrock, Assistant Controller, Business Office 



Allen Harrison

Assistant Dean for International Students and Accessibility

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