Atlanta international student orientation (Spring 2015)

Tuesday, March 17 – Wednesday, March 18

ACA Residence Hall and Spring House open for early move-in for new international students. Please contact ISSO if you plan to move in early.

Thursday, March 19

8-9 a.m.
SCAD Language Studio (ESL) testing check-in
Front lobby, second floor

  • Required unless you received an exemption notice in your SCAD acceptance packet. For more information about SCAD Language Studio exemption policies, review the Assessment page. You must bring your passport, I-20 form, I-94 card, visa and U.S. social security card if you have one.

9-10:30 a.m.
SCAD Language Studio placement test
Room 273

  • Required unless you received an exemption notice in your SCAD acceptance packet.

10:30-11:00 a.m.
International student document review
Front lobby, second floor

  • To check in, you must bring their passport, I-20 form, I-94 card, visa and U.S. social security card if you have one.

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
International student orientation (required for ALL new international students)
Room 259
You'll hear a review of SEVIS compliance, the international health insurance, work authorization, banking and other important topics. Both session I and session II are mandatory.

12:30-1 p.m.
Lunch
The Hub

  • Provided by ISSO and UNI Intercultural Club of SCAD Atlanta

1-2 p.m.
SCAD computer log-in assistance (optional)
Third floor student computer lab

1-4 p.m.
SCAD Card pick-up (optional)
First floor, Room 118

1-4 p.m.
Banking in the U.S. Presented by Wells Fargo (optional)
California Room

  • You'll learn about banking practices, routine services, international wire transfers, identity theft and more. You may open a U.S. bank account on site and apply for a debit card. Refreshments will be provided.

4 p.m.
SCAD Language Studio ESL test results
California Room

  • This is only for students NOT exempt from the ESL placement test.

Friday, March 20

All international students should follow the freshman, transfer and graduate student orientation schedule.

Monday, March 23

Spring quarter classes begin