International Student Orientation

Orientation is MANDATORY for all new and transfer international students. Register to attend below.

Fall 2019 International Student Orientation will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Student Center Room F-120 (map).


The International Office looks forward to meeting our newest international students and welcoming them to the Blinn College District!

To register for the International Student Orientation, please submit the registration form to international@blinn.edu.

IMPORTANT: Failure to attend the posted orientation date or arriving late to orientation will result in an immediate termination of a student’s I-20 and students will automatically be moved to the next semester term. No exceptions will be made to this policy. We recommend that you plan to arrive in Bryan/College Station no later than 24 hours prior to the orientation date to ensure your attendance.

Location:

Fall 2019 orientation will be held on Friday, August 16, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Bryan Campus Student Center Room F-120 (map).

Arrival:

Check-in will be from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Tardiness will not be tolerated and arriving late will result in an immediate termination of a student's I-20.

Items to Bring:

  • Passport
  • Visa
  • I-94
  • I-20
  • Updated financial resource documents (if required)

Lunch:

Lunch will be provided.

Guest:

Guests are not allowed; this is a student-only event.

Topics Discussed:

  • F-1 Visa regulations
  • State of Texas testing requirements
  • American grading system
  • Academic and personal counseling
  • American classrooms (what your professor expects from you.)
  • On-campus resources
  • International Student Organization
  • Registration information
  • Adjusting to American culture