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International Student and Scholar Services

New Students

International Student Orientation

Winter 2017 undergraduate, Graduate & Law international Student immigration & US culture sessions

International Student and Scholar Services hosts orientations for new international students each quarter. During the immigration and culture sessions, international student advisors and guest speakers will discuss a variety of topics to help you learn about maintaining your immigration status and being successful in your program.

All new graduate & undergraduate students must attend the International Student Orientation. This includes transfer students and students who have completed their degrees at the English Language Center. Make sure you keep the orientation date in mind when making your travel plans.

You must attend International Student Orientation AND complete Immigration Check-in in order to have a registration hold removed from your student account.

ISSS Immigration Session

Date: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 

Time: 11:30 am (after the ELPA has finished)

Location: International House

Lunch will be provided.

Be sure to bring your I-94, passport, and I-20 for you and all dependents for Immigration Check In

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ISSS U.S. Culture & Campus Resources Session

Date: Friday, January 6th, 2017

Time: 9 am

Location: International House

The English Language Proficiency Assessment (ELPA)

The university's graduate policy requires students whose native language is not English and who are required to submit TOEFL/IELTS scores to be assessed by the University of Denver English Language Center (ELC). If a student is required to complete the assessment, the student will receive an email from the Office of Graduate Studies with additional details about the assessment. Please send any questions regarding the English Language Proficiency Assessment to

Date: Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Time: 8:00 am

Location: To be determined

For Sturm College of Law Students

Sturm College of Law students are accepted to attend the ISSS Immigration Session and the ISSS U.S Culture & Campus Resources Session. The English Language Proficiency Assessment for Sturm College of Law students will take place on January 6th, 2017 at 1:00 pm.