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.

This page is used to inform new incoming international students of what to expect when they arrive to Simpson College and of New International Student Orientation. Please be sure to read this page carefully.

1. All new international students MUST attend the New International Student Orientation. At this orientation there will be a variety of information provide to students regarding Simpson College and Immigration Regulations. Some of the things covered at the orientation are shown as below:

  • 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; prior to 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 will be held on August 22, 2014 at 8:30am (location TBA)

Semester Dates 2014/2015





First Day of Class 

Last Day of Exams

Fall 2014


August 21st


August 26th

December 12th

Spring 2014


January 11th


January 13th

April 30th