September 22, 2017, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. College of Education, Miller Hall 212

At orientation, you will learn about important resources available to you as an International Student, have an opportunity to meet other College of Education students, start building a community, and get a better understanding of graduate education! The OSDI Graduate International Student Orientation is designed to make your transition as smooth and rewarding as possible!

Please let us know you are coming by completing this online survey.


9:30 - 10:00    Welcome Activity

10:00 - 10:20  Introductions and Campus Resources

10:20 - 11:20  Adjusting to Academic Culture

An interactive presentation addressing topics such as transitioning to a new academic culture, academic expectations and ethical concerns

11:25 - 11:55  Faculty Advisor Relationship at the COE

Faculty and student panel discussion on tips for developing a relationships with your faculty advisor, language barriers and other issues

12:00 - 1:00    Lunch

1:00 - 1:40      Funding & Internship Opportunities Panel
Securing funding and finding internship opportunities can be challenging in the College of Education. Hear about resources that are available to you and from current international students who have searched and secured funding.

1:40 - 2:00      The College of Education and its mission
In this session, we will talk about the mission of our College of Education and the issues our students and faculty do through research and discussions

2:00 - 2:25       Building communities: a personal story
A student shares their experience creating a community within the College of Education as an international student

2:25                 Closing

In addition to this orientation, new incoming, international students are highly encouraged to attend other events sponsored by the College of Education, such as All New Graduate Student Orientation and the New Student Reception. International Students are also highly encouraged to attend the events hosted by University of Washington's FIUTS organization where you will connect with other international students, and receive several resources at the university.

FIUTS International Student Orientation 
FIUTS Fall 2017 Orientation Schedule
Pre-Arrival Orientation Emails (Fall)

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