Orientation Information

As a new or returning international student, you are required to attend orientation sessions beginning one week prior to the start of every fall and spring semester. Your official orientation date is the same as your program start date listed on your sponsor document, I-20 or DS-2019.

Be on time

Arrange your travel itinerary to arrive before the first day of orientation: Fall 2016, Monday, August 22 at 7:30am at the High Country Conference Center, building #58 (more information below). Arrange your travel itinerary to arrive before the first day of orientation. If you are interested in the Pick-up Service and arrive on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, you must complete the Pickup Request Form on iNAU. See the "iNAU Orientation E-forms" section below for more information.

JacksCard photo

Submit a photo in advance for the NAU student identification card, JacksCard. A JacksCard is required of all NAU students during Orientation.

iNAU Orientation E-forms

All new international students must complete the Orientation and Immigration Document Check-In Requirements. This requirement should be started prior to arrival at NAU and will be completed during International Orientation.

ISSS requires all international students to report an address in your home country, a U.S. phone number, a U.S. address, a non-NAU email address and an emergency contact in your home country. In addition, the e-forms require a .pdf of your immigration documents: Passport, Sponsored Document (I-20 or DS-2019), F or J visa photo, I-94 Admission Number and F or J visa entry stamp.

Complete the Pre Arrival E-forms for Orientation at iNAU. Log into iNAU with your LOUIE user name and password. Select the Orientation E-forms from the menu.

Fall 2016 

Orientation begins on Monday, August 22 and ends on Friday, August 26. All sessions in your schedule are required. Check-in is Monday, August 22 at 7:30am at the High Country Conference Center, building #58. Check the quick view of the Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule.

Program in Intensive English students - Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule

Orientation is mandatory on Monday, August 22 and the English placement test will be on Tuesday, August, 23. Various other sessions, tours, and activities are offered August 24, 25 and 26. Check the quick view of the Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule.

Undergraduate Degree-seeking students- Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule

Orientation is mandatory on Monday, August 22. Various other sessions, tours, and activities are offered August 23, 24, 25 and 26. Check the quick view of the Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule.

Exchange students - Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule  

Orientation is mandatory on Monday, August 22. Various other sessions, tours, and activities are offered August 23, 24, 25 and 26. Check the quick view of the Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule.

Graduate students - Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule 

Orientation is mandatory on Monday, August 22. Various other sessions, tours, and activities are offered August 23, 24, 25 and 26. Check the quick view of the Fall 2016 Orientation Schedule.

New Student Welcome Trip

Grand Canyon, Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sign-up required with the iNAU "Grand Canyon RSVP - Fall 2016" e-form, to be posted soon. The trip will have three different options: a premier hiking tour for experienced hikers, a guided tour of the South Rim with a museum exploration, and mountain biking of the South Rim.

Spring 2017

The English placement exam will be on Tuesday, January 10, at the Beaver School (building #L10) for students admitted to the Program in Intensive English (PIE) and attendance is mandatory for PIE course registration. Check-in for orientation is mandatory for all international students on Wednesday, January 11 at 7:30am at the International Pavilion, central campus (building #50A). Parking is not available at this building and students should plan to walk, bike or use public transportation to attend the required sessions

 

New Student Welcome Trip

Grand Canyon, Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sign-up required with the iNAU "Grand Canyon RSVP - Fall 2016" e-form, to be posted soon. The trip will have three different options: a premier hiking tour for experienced hikers, a guided tour of the South Rim with a museum exploration, and mountain biking of the South Rim.