Arrival & Orientation

International Student Orientation - Fall 2018

The Office of International Programs will host a one-day mandatory orientation for incoming international students on Friday, August 17th.  Topics like health insurance, immigration, cultural issues, and practical resources will be covered.  You will get a chance to meet other Puget Sound students and staff members. International Student Orientation isn't just for international students on F-1 or J-1 Visas. Third Culture Kids are welcome to attend the international student orientation as well.


You will have the opportunity to move into your residence halls on Thursday, August 16th.

Airport Pick-Up

Please plan your flight to arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) before 5pm on Thursday, August 16th.

If you are arriving early to attend our international student orientation, we will be able to provide airport pick-up services for you. Please contact us ahead of time if you need this service.

Puget Sound Orientation

See here for more information about the full new student orientation!