TU offers a full week of activities for new international students before classes begin. An updated Orientation Calendar of Events will be available in August 2022. Some sessions are mandatory.

International Exchange Student Orientation

At this orientation, the Study Abroad & Away Office will review procedures and policies as they relate to international exchange students. This is only open to new international exchange students.

International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO)

Once you arrive in the United States please consult the TU International Student and Scholar Office if you have any questions or concerns related to immigration. The ISSO provides assistance in the following areas:

  • Visa applications and immigration related matters
  • Cross-cultural orientation and adjustment
  • Mediation of cross-cultural misunderstanding
  • Success in the U.S. academic environment
  • Understanding and following University regulations
  • Using university services
  • Complying with federal law concerning temporary-visa holders
  • Referrals to community resources
  • Requests from the community for contact with TU's international population
  • Emergency situations involving international students or scholars