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.

Spring 2017

Review Orientation Guide

Please read the complete Orientation Guide and Orientation Event Descriptions

Be on time

Arrange your travel itinerary to arrive before the first day of orientation. 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, map). Parking is not available at this building and students should plan to walk, bike or use public transportation to attend the required sessions.

JacksCard photo

Submit a photo in advance for the NAU student identification card, JacksCard. Please email your photo to jackscard@nau.edu. 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.

Program in Intensive English students - Spring 2017 Orientation Schedule

Orientation and the English Placement Test are mandatory on Tuesday, January 10. Students admitted to the Program in Intensive English (PIE) will take the English placement exam at the Beaver School (building #L10, map), testing is mandatory for PIE course registration. Various other sessions, tours, and activities are offered January 11, 12, 13. Please review the complete orientation schedule for the Program in Intensive English.

Undergraduate Degree-seeking students- Spring 2017 Orientation Schedule

Orientation is mandatory on Wednesday, January 11. Various other sessions, tours, and activities are offered January 11, 12 , 13. 

Please review the complete orientation schedule for:

Freshman Undergraduates

Transfer Undergraduates in Majors of Engineering, Forestry, and Natural Sciences

Transfer Undergraduates in All Other Majors

Exchange students - Spring 2017 Orientation Schedule  

Orientation is mandatory on Wednesday, January 11. Various other sessions, tours, and activities are offered January 11, 12, 13. Please review the complete orientation schedule for Exchange Students.

Graduate students - Spring 2017 Orientation Schedule 

Orientation is mandatory on Wednesday, January 11. Various other sessions, tours, and activities are offered January 11, 12, 13. Please review the complete orientation schedule for Graduate Students.