schedules for upcoming sessions/semesters
Spring 2014 Semester: New NAU international students are
required to attend orientation sessions taking place on Wednesday, January 8.
New Program in Intensive English students will have placement testing on Tuesday,
January 7. Various other sessions and activities are offered January 8-11.
Classes begin on Monday, January 13.
The orientation sessions on January 8 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 Spring 2014
Orientation Schedule to find your program schedule according to your admission
make sure you are familiar with what program you are in! If you are not,
please email ISSS right away so you know which orientation schedule is yours)
Each fall and
spring semester the Center for International Education sponsors an all-day
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 for spring 2014 is tentatively scheduled
for January 25, to Wupatki and Sunset Crater National Monuments (see
information here: http://www.nps.gov/wupa/index.htm
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 the immunization 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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