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International Education & Development

New International Student Orientation

 

The Office of International Education and Development welcomes you to Western Oregon University and looks forward to your arrival at WOU!

 

The New International Student Orientation program aims to orient new international students to life in the United States and to Western Oregon University. Orientation is designed to provide our new international students with information about WOU, its policies and procedures, its campus and facilities, and the City of Monmouth and local resources. It is important for all new or transfer international students to attend orientation.

 

Below is the schedule for events and required check-in procedures such as the Health and Medical Screening and immigration document check-in.

 

 

Spring Term 2015

 

Wednesday, March 25


8:00AM - Check-in:  Maaske 114 - Plan to be on campus until 4:00PM:

9:00AM - Mandatory Medical Screening: All students are required to attend this session. Attendance will remove a medical hold in your account and allow you to register for classes.

Bring the following documents: Health history form, MMR record.

You will be assigned to a group to attend all the following sessions. Failure to attend these sessions will result in either a hold in your account or difficulties in registering for classes.

  • Verify/Copy documents: Bring your Admission letter, I-20/DS-2019, Passport and I-94 card
  • Set up your WOU Network account, e-mail and WolfWeb Tutorial(Library 108)
  • Concurrent Sessions:  Plagiarism, Student Health Center overview(Library 107)
  • Campus Tour and WOU ID Card: bring your WOU admission letter
  • New Student Orientation: Immigration, Student Life

5:00PM Early Move-in Meeting @ Maaske Hall, for students who have room assignments with WOU housing only. Afterwards, we will direct you to your assigned dormitories to check in and move-in.

 

Thursday, March 26

9:00AM - Quantiferon Test (Required for student from or who have traveled to countries with high risk of tuberculosis). You will be given an appointment to attend during the Medical Screening form the day before, if you need this test.

1:00PM - Academic Advising and Online Class Registration.

 

Friday, March 27

  • Set-up a bank account (TBA) for checking, deposit, wire transfer, and getting checks to pay for fees (WOU will not accept a credit card or cash for payments). You will need your local mailing address in United States, WOU ID Card, Passport, I-20, Admission letter, and a minimum of $100 to deposit.

 

Monday, March 30

 

First day of Classes


 

Summer Term 2015

 

Wednesday, June 17


8:00AM - Check-in:  Maaske 114 - Plan to be on campus until 4:00PM:

9:00AM - Mandatory Medical Screening: All students are required to attend this session. Attendance will remove a medical hold in your account and allow you to register for classes.

Bring the following documents: Health history form, MMR record.

You will be assigned to a group to attend all the following sessions. Failure to attend these sessions will result in either a hold in your account or difficulties in registering for classes.

  • Verify/Copy documents: Bring your Admission letter, I-20/DS-2019, Passport and I-94 card
  • Set up your WOU Network account, e-mail and WolfWeb Tutorial(Library 108)
  • Concurrent Sessions:  Plagiarism, Student Health Center overview(Library 107)
  • Campus Tour and WOU ID Card: bring your WOU admission letter
  • New Student Orientation: Immigration, Student Life

5:00PM Early Move-in Meeting @ Maaske Hall, for students who have room assignments with WOU housing only. Afterwards, we will direct you to your assigned dormitories to check in and move-in.

 

Thursday, June 18

9:00AM - Quantiferon Test (Required for student from or who have traveled to countries with high risk of tuberculosis). You will be given an appointment to attend during the Medical Screening form the day before, if you need this test.

1:00PM - Academic Advising and Online Class Registration.

 

Friday, June 19

  • Set-up a bank account (TBA) for checking, deposit, wire transfer, and getting checks to pay for fees (WOU will not accept a credit card or cash for payments). You will need your local mailing address in United States, WOU ID Card, Passport, I-20, Admission letter, and a minimum of $100 to deposit.

 

Monday, June 22

 

First day of Classes

 

 

 

Fall Term 2015

 

Wednesday, September 16


8:00AM - Check-in:  Maaske 114 - Plan to be on campus until 4:00PM:

9:00AM - Mandatory Medical Screening: All students are required to attend this session. Attendance will remove a medical hold in your account and allow you to register for classes.

Bring the following documents: Health history form, MMR record.

You will be assigned to a group to attend all the following sessions. Failure to attend these sessions will result in either a hold in your account or difficulties in registering for classes.

  • Verify/Copy documents: Bring your Admission letter, I-20/DS-2019, Passport and I-94 card
  • Set up your WOU Network account, e-mail and WolfWeb Tutorial(Library 108)
  • Concurrent Sessions:  Plagiarism, Student Health Center overview(Library 107)
  • Campus Tour and WOU ID Card: bring your WOU admission letter
  • New Student Orientation: Immigration, Student Life

5:00PM Early Move-in Meeting @ Maaske Hall, for students who have room assignments with WOU housing only. Afterwards, we will direct you to your assigned dormitories to check in and move-in.

 

Thursday, September 17

9:00AM - Quatiferon Test (Required for student from or who have traveled to countries with high risk of tuberculosis). You will be given an appointment to attend during the Medical Screening form the day before, if you need this test.

1:00PM - Academic Advising and Online Class Registration.

 

Friday, September 18

  • Set-up a bank account (TBA) for checking, deposit, wire transfer, and getting checks to pay for fees (WOU will not accept a credit card or cash for payments). You will need your local mailing address in United States, WOU ID Card, Passport, I-20, Admission letter, and a minimum of $100 to deposit.

 

Monday, March 30

 

First day of Classes

 

 

 

Information for Students Setting up their Account and Current Students

Network/Email Set-up Instructions or Step by Step Instructions

 

Process to Transfer Credits from a Foreign Institution

 

Contact

International Education & Development ph:503-838-8425 fax:503-838-8338 | or e-mail: global@wou.edu

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