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Upon Arrival & Orientation


From the moment that your plane lands until classes begin, follow these steps to the University of Delaware. For questions once you arrive in the U.S., please contact the Office for International Students & Scholars at (302)831-2115 (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. US EST) or .


International Student Orientation will be held on August 22, 2014 for Fall Semester and February 7, 2014 for the Spring Semester. We recommend that you arrive a couple of days prior to this date, and no later than the day before orientation. You must apply for early check-in by contacting Housing Assignment Services. For information about undergraduate orientation, please visit .

For a complete ISO schedule, click here. (Please not that the schedule is subject to change.)

You may be asked to attend other orientation activities but this one is MANDATORY for international students. Undergraduate students may be required to take placement examinations or attend special meetings for new students. Questions about such requirements or about other details of your academic program should be addressed directly to your program office. The UD catalog is online at http://www.udcatalog. admission and degree requirements are explained.

Click here for orientation information for ELI Students >


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