Orientation Letter
Academics at Utica College

International Student Services

Orientation Welcome Letter

Fall 2016

Dear Student,

We are delighted that you are joining us at Utica College for the Fall 2016 semester. The Orientation Program for international students will be held Wednesday, August 23 - Friday August 26 The Wednesday schedule is reserved for English language testing.  Please refer to the orientation schedule for times and locations.

The second day of Orientation includes a number of presentations from key offices that are important to your successful college experience. The day will also include student panel, completing course registration, and a campus tour.  The third day includes information regarding immigration regulations and policy as it relates to your studies, the American education system, and  setting up bank accounts. Please bring your passport, I-94, visa documents, and proof of health insurance to the Orientation Program.

There are two important items that we need to draw to your attention before your arrival.

The housing forms are only available online and must be completed before a residence hall can be assigned.  To view the forms go student/reslife/ . International students may move into the residence halls by August 22nd. We would like to make sure that you are rested and ready for the beginning of your semester!

Utica College requires all international students to have health insurance.  A completed “Medical History Form.” is required for all incoming students. To view the forms go to student/health/ The College also requires immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella for all students. By requesting a health physical and immunizations in your home country, you will save the time and expenses of having them done once you arrive. This form may be presented to our office when you arrive.

Should you have any concerns or questions we encourage you to contact the Office of International Education. We look forward to meeting you.


Daniel M. OToole, M.S.
Director of International Programs
Email: daotoole@utica.edu 







Daniel O'Toole, M.S.
Director of International Programs

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