Online Orientation Program

Uptown Oxford with a Welcome International Students sign

In order to ensure flexibility and safety for all Miami students new to campus for Fall 2020, International Student and Scholar Services will offer an online orientation program before students arrive and an in-person check-in for after students arrive on campus.

The International Student Online Orientation Program is mandatory for all new students. Please keep checking your email regularly for important updates and information.

The orientation program includes vital information and activities for your success as a student at Miami University including but not limited to:

  • Check-in with International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) in-person to confirm your arrival to Miami University (required by the U.S. government) and obtain your Miami ID card which gives you access to your residence hall (if living on campus), recreational sports center, campus events, library resources, and more.

    Check-in hours: 8:00 am -5:00 pm, August 8-16

    Please note, the first day of fall classes is August 17. Students should plan to arrive on campus between August 8-16.

    Location: MacMillan Hall, 531 E Spring St. Oxford, OH 45056

  • Meet your international peer orientation leader (iPOL) virtually
  • Learn about important immigration rules and regulations necessary for maintaining your legal status in the U.S.
  • Learn about academic life at Miami and register for classes
  • Complete your mandatory TB (Tuberculosis) Testing at the Student Health Services Center. ISSS staff and iPOLs will assist with scheduling TB appointment during ISSS check-in.
  • Gain knowledge of campus and community resources related to health and safety, campus policies, academic supplemental instruction and tutoring and more