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. (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 2023 Schedule (Tentative)

Thursday & Friday, August 10 & 11, 2023

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.

Saturday, August 12, 2023

9 a.m.
Breakfast, Commons Dining Hall

10:15 a.m.
Maintaining your F-1 VISA status, Events Barn

11 a.m.
Onboarding Buddy Program, Events Barn

12 p.m.
Lunch, Commons Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.
Off-campus excursion for shopping and purchases, pickup at Kirner-Johnson Circle 

6:30 p.m.
Welcome Dinner, Tolles Pavilion

Sunday, August 13, 2023

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

10:00 a.m.
Campus Tour, Suida house

11:30 a.m.
Lunch, Commons Dining Hall

12:30 p.m.
Employment on campus, Events Barn

1:30 p.m.
Sprintax, TBD

3:00 p.m.
ISS Activity, Events Barn

6 p.m.
Dinner, Commons Dining Hall

Monday, August 14, 2023

9 a.m.
Breakfast, Commons Dining Hall

10 a.m.
Dining Meeting, Parkhurst Events Barn

12 p.m.
Lunch, Commons Dining Hall

1 p.m.
ISS Activity, Events Barn

2 p.m.
Academic Support for Multilingual Students, Events Barn

4 p.m.
Days Massolo Center Orientation, DMC

5 p.m.
Dinner, Commons Dining Hall


Office / Department Name

International Student Services

Contact Name

Omobonike Odegbami

Director of International Student Services

Office Location
Days-Massolo Center

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