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International Orientation

Welcome to RCC!

We look forward to seeing you on campus soon! Be sure to check Applying for an F1 Visa and Housing pages to ensure that you are completing all the requirements necessary prior to your arrival.

International Student Services hosts International Orientation for all new international students approximately 1 week prior to the start of classes (the start date on your I-20). Attendance is mandatory for all new students!

Fall 2016 International Orientation

Wednesday August 24, 2016

Placement Testing

For Students Needing Testing Only

All new RCC students are required to do Math and English placement testing prior to registering for classes. Some exemptions are available.

Dates are available for testing prior to August 24. Please make sure to look at the testing schedule. August 24 has been set aside for any international students who cannot test prior to this date.

Testing can take 3-5 hours to complete. Make sure to bring pencil/pen and photo ID (passport).

An optional tour of campus will be offered prior to testing on August 24.  Please see below for check-in times.

9:00 am

Check-In for Optional Tour of Campus
Technology Center
Tour will leave promptly at 9:15am
All participants will be taken to testing after tour

9:45 am

Check-In for those not wanting a tour
Technology Center

Thursday August 25, 2016

International Student Orientation & Registration

All New International Students Must Report

Placement testing is required prior to attending orientation.

If you attend a Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR) day prior to this date, you must still come for International Orientation in the morning on August 25.

Please visit our SOAR page for more information.

9:30 amCheck-In & Breakfast
Student Union Building
Room 3214
9:45 am - noon International Student Orientation
Required for all new international students
noon - 12:45 pm Lunch
1 - 4 pm

Orientation, Advisement and Class Registration
Students who already attended a previous SOAR
session and have registered for classes do not need to
attend the afternoon

Monday August 29, 2016

Woodbury Commons Shopping Outlets trip - FREE

Optional, Seating is limited

More information will be given at International Orientation on August 25

10:00 am

Depart RCC Campus

Bus will leave promptly at 10am

Meeting Location to be determined

3:00 pm

Depart Woodbury

Bus will leave promptly at 3pm

Meeting location to be determined

Thursday, September 1, 2016

First Day of Classes

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