schedules for upcoming sessions/semesters
Summer 2013 session: (new Program in Intensive English
students only) - Download the Summer 2013 Orientation Schedule (subject to change). The placement testing session and
orientation session on June 3, 2013 are required for all new PIE
students (see schedule for details).
Fall 2013 Semester: New NAU international students are required to attend orientation sessions taking place on Wednesday, August 21. New Program in Intensive English students will have
placement testing on Wednesday, August 21, and orientation sessions on
Thursday, August 22 and Monday, August 26. Various other sessions and
activities are offered August 21-27. Classes begin on Wednesday, August 28.
The orientation sessions on August 21 are held in the Dubois Center on south
campus. Parking is not available, students should plan to walk, bike, or use
public transportation to attend the required sessions.Download
the fall 2013 Orientation Schedule (schedule is tentative, subject to change).
New student welcome
Each fall and spring semester the Center for International Education
sponsors an all-day (8am-5pm) welcome excursion for new international students
to a nearby site of interest (for example, the Grand Canyon). More information
will be posted here as the schedule is finalized. The excursion is tentatively
scheduled for Saturday, September 6.
Arrival and pick-up
Learn about transportation options from the
airport to Northern Arizona University.
Print these maps for easy reference to locations of interest around Flagstaff:
Read the following information to make sure you’re prepared when school starts.
Proof of immunity to measles (rubeola) is required for all students. Before you can register for classes, you must provide proof of immunity using theimmunization verification form.
ALEKS Math Placement Exam
The ALEKS Math Placement Exam is required for placement into mathematics and statistics courses. All international students (except exchange students) must take this exam before meeting with an academic adviser and registering for classes. Information on the exam is available at the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.
First-year and transfer students
If you are a first-year or transfer student, you will need to register for classes during the advising session at orientation. You must meet with your adviser at orientation before you can register.
First-year students are also eligible for priority enrollment. This allows you to register for classes prior to your arrival on campus. Priority enrollment is available for the fall semester only. Information on priority enrollment is available at the Gateway Student Success Center.
Exchange students can register for classes prior to their arrival to the United States. You can do this after the open enrollment date of the previous semester (usually November or April), after you have submitted your immunization form. This can be completed through your LOUIE account. Find more detailed information on registration.
Program in Intensive English (PIE)
PIE students will be registered by the PIE office.
These links will help you understand how to use our online systems and important information.
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