Orientation Week

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation (NSO) is required for all new international students attending North Seattle College. Students are required to report on the first day of NSO and attend on all listed dates. Please plan your travel so that you can attend the full orientation.

Below are the dates for New Student Orientation for this year:

  • Fall 2018- September 17-21, 2018

  • Winter 2018- December 27-28, 31, 2018

  • Spring 2019- March 25-28, 2019

  • Summer 2019- June 17-19, 2019

Before attending NSO Pre-Arrival Check-In is required. You can complete it online by following the website: https://iom.northseattle.edu/istart/controllers/start/start.cfm

 After the Pre-Arrival check in is complete please bring these items to the first day of NSO:

  • I-20
  • Passport
  • Local U.S. address

During NSO the following are some of the activities that will take place:

  • Placement tests
  • Campus tour
  • Register for classes with an advisor
  • Seminars to learn about the following:

*     Important immigration policies and rules

*     Important IEP and College Policies

*     Health and Safety

*     Opening an American bank account

*     Information on public transportation and how to get a bus card

*     International student health insurance

*     Services available on the North Seattle College campus

*     Information about Seattle

*     Get any questions you have answered

  • Field trips
  • Free lunch
  • Meet new friends! 
  • Check out the schedule here

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