New International Student Orientation

CONGRATULATIONS on your admission to the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. We hope that you will take a few moments to explore some of the sites we have listed below to obtain more information regarding new International Undergraduate Students, new International Graduate Students and new Exchange Students.


Fall 2017 Orientation Dates

Make-Up Orientations

Fri, August 25th       1:30 PM     CHHS 122

Thurs, August 31st   10:00 AM   CHHS 330

Please take the following items with you:
 Valid passport
 F1 or J1 visa
 Valid I-20 or DS-2019
 I-94 arrival/departure record (downloaded from


Document Check-In:

Monday, august 14th anytime between 9:00am - 4:00pm    -    Location: CHHS 370


Tuesday, August 15th anytime between 9:00am - 4:00pm    -    Location: CHHS 370

Please bring following items with you:

MANDATORY International Student Orientation:

Wednesday, August 16th from 8:00am to 2:00pm    -    Location: McKnight Hall (Cone Building)

See our International Student Orientation Schedule for detailed view of events/sessions locations and time slots during orientation week.

Checklist of Things to Prepare Prior to your Arrival at UNC Charlotte:

For Frequently Asked Questions and more information, visit or

And, read our Resources section below to help you prepare and arrive on campus! 

We look forward to meeting you!


Tarek Elshayeb, Director                                                           Denise Medeiros, Associate Director

Dionna Wright, International Student & Scholar Advisor          Amy Mabery, International Student & Scholar Advisor

Kadija Alkusaimi, Administrative Assistant                               Chau Tran, SEVIS Coordinator

Maddy Baer, International Scholar Advisor