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Global Student Orientation

  • Expected Arrival Dates

    • January 3, 2023
      • We recommend that if you plan to live off campus that you arrive at least one week before this to settle your housing arrangements. 

        These events are MANDATORY for all new global students.


        Orientation will begin with check-in on Wednesday, January 4, 2023 in Beyer Hall 2nd Floor from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Orientation will continue through Friday, January 6, 2023. It is mandatory to attend each day.

        1. Required Immigration Check-in:

        • Bring your passport, visa, I-20, and any health forms you have not already submitted
          • Complete the Personal Information Emergency Contact Sheet linked on the right

          2. In the following days, sessions include:

          • Off-Campus Housing Resources
          • Campus Health and Counseling Center
          • Introduction to Blackboard
          • F-1 Visa Regulations
          • Classroom Culture & Academic Integrity
          • Health Insurance Information
          • and more!

          3. English Language Placement Exam will take place on Wednesday, January 3, 2023.

          Contact Information

          Office of Global Support and Student Engagement

          Beyer Hall 202
          109 University Square
          Erie, PA 16541

          Phone: 814-871-7480
          Mobile: +1 814-397-2170

          Office of English Language and Global Training

          Beyer Hall 401
          109 University Square
          Erie, PA 16541
          Phone: 814-871-7992
          Toll-Free: 1-800-426-6668

          Leadership Development and Campus Engagement

          Beyer Hall 201
          109 University Square
          Erie, PA 16541

          Phone: 814-871-7138