International Student Orientation

The orientation program for all new international undergraduate, graduate and exchange students who will enroll in Spring semester 2019 is:

Wednesday, January 9, 2019
9 a.m.
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Office of International Education, Holthusen Hall 4th Floor
(campus map)

This comprehensive orientation program (January 9-11) is planned to help you make a great start at Marquette. It is also an opportunity to meet other new students from around the world. We recommend students arrive a few days before January 9 so they can rest and prepare for the orientation program..

View the orientation schedule. A printed schedule will be distributed to all new international student on the first day of orientation.

Please note that some sessions related to maintaining your visa status and health insurance are mandatory for students with J-1 and F-1 visa status.

Other university orientation programs:

New students will participate in a few different orientation programs, some occurring during the week of January 9. If you have questions about the difference orientations you can contact OIE at

Please note that all Marquette University offices will be closed from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019. Offices will reopen on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Office hours are 8:00 A.M. until 4:30 P.M. CST, Monday through Friday.