New to ASU

New International Student Information

Welcome to the international student community at Arizona State University! We look forward to assisting you in making ASU your new home. We offer several ways to get involved, such as clubs and organizations, a peer-mentoring program, and many cultural events. There’s so much to explore, let’s get started.

Global Guide Program

ASU Global Guides with Students at a theme park

Global Guides are peer mentors who will help you transition to ASU by answering your questions, taking you to events, and helping you get involved in the community!

The Global Guide you are matched with will be in regular communication with you and will invite you to variety of ASU events throughout the semester. Global Guides will help you integrate into the larger ASU community, which is very important during your first semester as a new ASU student.

Request a Global Guide

For more information about the Global Guide program, please email: ise@asu.edu

New Student Orientations

Students at new student orientation for incoming international students

International Arrival Form

All new undergraduate or graduate international students should complete this to indicate their arrival plans to ASU. After completing this document, you will receive a confirmation email about the free airport shuttle to campus between July 17 and Aug. 17, 2017. To book your reservation, you must provide the full address of your housing location on the day of arrival, in addition to all your flight information.

Arrival Form

Graduate International Student Orientation

All new graduate international students are required to attend the International Student Orientation program on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017. Students will have the opportunity to meet ASU leadership, learn about campus resources and connect with other international students. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. in the Gammage Auditorium.

International Graduate Student Conference

All graduate international students are required to attend the International Graduate Student Conference program on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2017 and Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017. This conference will immediately follow the Graduate International Student Orientation.  Students will have the opportunity to learn about US academic culture and expectations, professional development services, employment regulations, leadership opportunities and the chance to hear from ASU international alumni. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. For more information visit, International Graduate Student Conference.

Undergraduate International Student Orientation

All incoming undergraduate international students are required to attend the International Student Orientation program on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. Students will have the opportunity to meet ASU leadership, learn about campus resources and connect with other international students. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. Visit Undergraduate International Student Orientation for more details.

College Meetings - Academic Foundations Program

All new undergraduate international students are required to attend the College Meetings on Friday, Aug. 11,, 2017. Students will have the opportunity to learn from and meet with staff and advisors from their specific College or School to learn about resources and programs that are available for students.  Additionally, students will get the chance to meet and interact with students from similar majors in order to make connections.  Check in begins at 8:30 a.m. For more information visit, Academic Foundations Program.

 

International Student Organizations

Two students at an international student event

ASU has more than 800 student clubs and organizations. These groups are an excellent resource for new international students and provide many opportunities for social activities, community service and campus involvement.