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Complete International Student Orientation

As a new student, you probably have a few questions about studying at UofSC and moving to Columbia, SC. Find important information and helpful tips below, to prepare you for your first semester at Carolina. ISS hosts orientation and other essential immigration check-in information on Blackboard.

Spring 2022 Orientation

Orientation and helpful immigration videos, found on Blackboard, are available for all new international students to view. In-person orientation information will be posted soon.

Virtual Pre-Arrival Meetings

 ISS Staff will host a selection of online meetings to meet you and answer your questions before you travel to the US. Dates, times, and the sign-up form will be accessible on Blackboard.

Required Orientation Video

You must complete the mandatory Essential Immigration Information Video. This video can be found here.


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