Step 5: Attend Orientation
To adhere to social distancing guidelines, the Fall 2021 orientation will be completely virtual. ISSS will NOT be hosting an in-person orientation.
ISSS would like to give a small welcome gift bag to each new international student coming to campus this semester. The bags contain several branded items to get you in the U of U spirit! To maintain safe social distancing practices, the bag pick-up schedule will be spread out over multiple days. Please bring your UCard or other form of ID with you to pick up your welcome bag. Unfortunately, we are not able to send welcome bags in the mail.
Bag Pick-up Times and Locations:
New students may pick up their welcome bag on any of the following dates. No advance sign-up is required. Please bring your UCard or another form of ID with you! All pick-up times are in Mountain Time (MDT).
*The pick-up location for all dates is the 2nd floor lobby of the A. Ray Olpin Union Building. See a Union Building map here.*
- Tuesday, August 24 from 12:00-2:00pm
- Thursday, August 26 from 12:00-2:00pm
- Friday, August 27 from 12:00-2:00pm
- Tuesday, August 31 from 12:00-2:00pm
- Thursday, September 2 from 12:00-2:00pm
- Friday, September 3 from 12:00-2:00pm
Welcome Bag FAQ:
No, you can just come to the pick-up location during any of the dates and times listed above.
Yes, but they will need to bring your UCard or other form of your ID. A photo of your UCard or other form of ID will be accepted.
Email email@example.com to request an alternate pick-up time. We may or may not be able to accommodate this request based on limited in-office hours during the pandemic.