Remember: The deadline to register for orientation is July 19, 2019!

International Student and Scholar Services looks forward to your arrival to Northern Kentucky University. Because we care about you and your well-being while in the United States, we have prepared a comprehensive orientation schedule for you. This orientation takes places a week before classes begin and the goal for orientation is to get you acclimated to campus and to the resources available to you as students at NKU. During international student orientation, you will be:

  • Getting your university ID card
  • Learning about NKU and the resources available to all students
  • Getting to know more about your immigration responsibilities as F-1 and J-1 visa holders
  • Registering for classes and meeting your fellow peers from various countries and states
  • Getting acclimated to U.S. cultural values and practice
  • Taking shopping trips during the week of orientation which will allow you to buy the items you may need
  • Learning information about on campus and off campus housing options
  • Meeting our friendly and helpful staff, who are willing to assist you in any way possible