Arrival & Orientation

International Student Orientation - Fall 2020

The Office of International Programs will host a one-day compulsory orientation for incoming international students on Friday, 21 August.  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. See the tentative schedule for the day here.

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 hall on Thursday, 20 August.

Airport Pick-Up

Please plan your flight to arrive at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) before 5pm on Thursday, 20 August.

We are only able to provide airport pick-up services on Thursday, 20 August.

If you would like to be picked up at the airport please email Eowyn Greeno ( with your flight information (airline, departure city and departure time, as well as scheduled arrival time) at least two weeks in advance. 

Puget Sound Orientation

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