International Student Orientation Schedule

The Multicultural International Affairs looks forward to meeting new and returning undergraduate and Fulbright Language Assistants at the International Student Orientation.

New incoming international students, here's what you'll learn when you arrive at Simpson College at the International Student Orientation, please be sure to read this page carefully.

All new international students MUST attend the New International Student Orientation. At this orientation, there will be a variety of information provided to students regarding Simpson College and Immigration Regulations:

  • Student rights and responsibilities for SEVIS
  • Academic Integrity
  • Safety on- and off-campus
  • Campus resources
  • Banking and Insurance

All new international students MUST check-in with Multicultural Affairs as soon as possible after arriving in Indianola; before orientation. Please bring your passport with your visa, I-20 or DS-2019.  If the Multicultural International Affairs does not receive those three items, it can result in the termination of your immigration record.

International Student Orientation dates are January 4 and 5, 2018, at 9:30 am (meet in Kent Campus Center)

Semester Dates 2017/2018



International Student Orientation

  First Day of Class Last Day of Exams
Fall 2017   August 24 and 25 August 26 December 15
Spring 2018   January 4 and 5 January 8

April 26