First-Year Orientation

First-Year Orientation

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Keegan Houser

Congratulations on your acceptance to UC Berkeley!

Berkeley International Office is excited to welcome you at First-Year Orientation! We are planning a full schedule to introduce you to the campus, meet new friends, learn how to be academically successful, and provide opportunities to get your questions answered.

First-Year Orientation

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Orientation Presentation Materials

Who we Are presentation slide BIO Introduction

Cultural adjustment presentation slide Cultural Adjustment

General Safety presentation slide General Safety (UCPD)

Navigating Cal presentation slide Navigating Cal - First Years

Immigration and post-completion presentation slide Immigration, Post-Completion & Career

Next Steps presentation slide Next Steps

Orientation for Parents and Families of International Students

See our web page for Parents of International Students for resources.

Bring to Orientation:

  • Comfortable clothes and shoes
  • Note-taking devices
  • Water bottle
  • Light backpack (for free stuff!)
  • Lunch money
  • Questions for staff or students
  • Your "Go Bears!" spirit