International Student Orientation

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ISSA's International Student Orientation provides essential information about maintaining immigration status and life at Notre Dame as well as provide an opportunity to meet fellow international students and ISSA staff.

All new students whose F-1 or J-1 visa documents are sponsored by Notre Dame, including those returning to Notre Dame after a leave of absence, are required to attend International Student Orientation. All other undergraduate U.S. visa holders, permanent residents, U.S. citizens who grew up abroad, and parents are invited to attend International Student Orientation. They can reach out to for more information.  

Fall 2023 International Student Orientation:

  • Undergraduate Orientation - August 16-17
  • Graduate School Orientation - August 14-15
  • Mendoza & Law School Orientations (August) - Varies by program, as ISSA program is embedded in their orientation schedules

Undergraduate Students   Graduate Students   Maintaining Your Status


If you have any questions, you may contact us at or +1-574-631-1138. 

  • For pre-arrival information, please visit our Pre-Arrival page.
  • For additional arrival information, review our Arrival page.