Orientation Information

As a new international student, you are required to attend orientation sessions starting on Monday, August 21. Mandatory check-in will be in the morning that day, followed by required sessions each day through Friday, August 24. Your official orientation date is the same as your program start date listed on your sponsor document, I-20, or DS-2019.

Please send any questions about International Student Orientation to iorientation@nau.edu

Once you are admitted as a student to NAU, please visit the Admitted Students website to complete your next steps.

Fall 2017

Monday, August 21, Early Morning

Arrange your travel itinerary to arrive before the mandatory orientation on Monday, August 21 at the International Pavilion (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.


The application to live in NAU on-campus housing opened on Saturday, April 15, and is available until Monday, May 15. For housing information, including how to apply, visit the NAU Office of Housing and Residence Life website.