International Student Orientation

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Are you ready to become a Global Duck?

Join us on the UO Eugene campus on January 5.

Orientation Requirements

There are two orientation requirements for undergraduate international students. Read the following information carefully.

    1. Virtual IntroDUCKtion

    Only undergraduate degree-seeking international students are required to attend the virtual IntroDUCKtion session. Exchange and graduate students do NOT attend IntroDUCKtion.

    • Friday, December 2, 2022, from 4:00–6:30 p.m. Pacific Time | Virtual
    • Tuesday, January 3, 2023, from 4:00–6:30 p.m. Pacific Time | Virtual

    2. In-Person ISO Session

    Undergraduate degree-seeking international students and exchange students are required to attend International Student Orientation. Graduate students are required to "check-in" on January 5 (see schedule below) and are strongly encouraged to attend International Student Orientation, unless there is a conflict of time with a departmental orientation.

    • Thursday and Friday, January 5 & 6, 2023 from 9am to 5pm | In-Person

    Additional Orientation Requirements

    1. Online Community Course - REQUIRED of New Undergraduate Students only (not Exchange or Graduate Students)

    Log in to your community page. This is where you will complete your pre-advising module, attend additional sessions, write reflections, and learn more about other IntroDUCKtion requirements. 

    2. Online Prevention Course - REQUIRED of New Undergraduate Students and Exchange Students (not Graduate Students)

    • Enrollment opens on Tuesday, January 17, 2023

    The Online Prevention Course has the following four modules: Alcohol-Wise, Cannabis-Wise, Consent & Respect, and Other Drugs. This is a two-part program, where you need to complete Part I and Part II (you must wait 30 days between taking Part I and Part II) with a passing score of 75% to prevent receiving a registration hold. You will receive an email in your ‘’ mailbox on January 17 with further instructions. For more information about the Online Prevention Course, visit

    3. Get Explicit 101 - REQUIRED of New Undergraduate Students and Exchange Students (not Graduate Students)

    Get Explicit 101 is a training about respectful communication, healthy relationships, sexual assault, and being a responsible Duck. You will receive an email in your ‘’ mailbox with the session date and time you are required to attend

    Register for Orientation

    Undergraduate students must register for IntroDUCKtion and International Student Orientation. REGISTER HERE. Once you register, you will be able to choose which virtual IntroDUCKtion session you will attend. You must also "check-in" on January 5 for International Student Orientation (see schedule below).

    Exchange and graduate students do NOT register for IntroDUCKtion or International Student Orientation; instead exchange and graduate students must physically "check-in" on the morning of January 5 (see schedule below.)

    On-Campus Move-In

    The primary move-in date for winter 2023 is Saturday, January 7, 2023. Students who are required to arrive on campus before the primary move-in date due to programming, such as participating in ISO, will be able to request an early move-in date for an additional early arrival rate. You will be assigned a move-in date and time by mid-December. Please do not book travel before you receive your assigned move-in date and time. UO Housing will communicate details regarding check-in location, parking, and other important information in mid-December. For more information, contact UO Housing at

    Please plan to arrive and get settled into your housing before orientation week. If you are living on campus, you will need to contact UO Housing to arrange your move-in date.

    To register for on-campus housing, follow the instructions on the UO Housing website here:

    Temporary Homestay Program

    New international students can request to stay with a local host family (for free) prior to the start of ISO and prior to moving into on or off campus housing. The maximum amount of time you can request to stay with a host family is one week.

    Tentative Winter 2023 ISO Schedule

    January 5

    9:30 am        Student Check-In and Resource Tabling | 252 Straub Hall  (link to map:

    11:00 am        Welcome Ceremony | 252 Straub Hall (link to map:   

    12:00 pm        Lunch | Straub Hall

    1:00 pm          Group Photo | Johnson Hall

    1:30 pm          Library Tour

    2:00 pm          Campus Tour

    January 6

    9:30 am         Orientation Session 1 | 252 Straub Hall

                          15 minute break

    10:45 am       Orientation Session 2 | 252 Straub Hall  

    12:00 pm       Lunch

    1:00 pm         Orientation Session 3 | 252 Straub Hall

                         15 minute break

    2:15 pm         Orientation Session 4 | 252 Straub Hall



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