FALL Orientation 2014

 

Our International Student Orientation program will get you fully prepared for successful student life at PSU!  The program is comprehensive and follows the best practices in the industry, combining University information sessions with federally mandated immigration information, exposure and introduction to the surrounding community, cross-cultural training,  opportunity to get settled (ex: shopping for dorm living, opening bank accounts, purchasing cell phones) and meeting new friends.   The Orientation team is comprised of University staff and an amazing group of student leaders.  Hallmarks of the program include:

–Boston airport pickup (Fall Orientation only)

–tour of campus and immediate community/Town of Plymouth

–academic program and academic advising information

–session on personal safety and health, as well as local/state/federal laws and legal system with local law enforcement officials

–immigration information

–cross-cultural information sessions

–banking, shopping

–excursions to local attractions

–social activities with Residential Life and Student Activities Departments

We guarantee by the first day of classes you will be well-informed about student life at Plymouth State, and will have had many opportunities to meet and make new friends, have fun and be ready to start your academic career here!  The general schedule is:

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27TH – ARRIVAL!

Arrival and Campus Move In

Welcome Pizza Party and Social Activities

THURSDAY, AUGUST 28TH – GET ACQUAINTED DAY

Campus Tour and Scavenger Hunt

Campus Account Verification, IDs

Shopping Trip

Dinner and Social Activities

FRIDAY, AUGUST 29TH -  INFORMATION and PAPERWORK

Immigration and Academic Information and Required Paperwork

Cross-Cultural Session

Academic Session

Safety and Legal Session

Dinner and Social Activities

SATURDAY, AUGUST 30TH – TOURING!

Area excursion

Dinner and Social Activities

SUNDAY, AUGUST 31ST – TIME TO RELAX!

Rest

Additional shopping trip

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 1ST – PSU MOVE IN DAY FOR ENTIRE CAMPUS

Campus-wide move in and other university activities

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 2ND – READY, SET, GO!
University Orientation program

Undergraduate Classes begin