International Student Arrival Information Form

International Undergraduate Student Orientation (ISO) for Fall 2017

The mandatory International Student Orientation (ISO) will be held on Monday, August 21st through Tuesday, August 22nd. Housing check-in will be on Monday, August 21st from 10 am to 2 pm. Please note that there will not be any housing accommodations prior to Monday, August 21st. 

Athletes Only: If you are an athlete, you may be required to move into campus early due to practice or other NCAA requirements. Please speak to your coach regarding your move in date. Please note that you are still required to complete this form and check in at the Center for International Programs office located in Brother Jerome West Hall Room 130 on Monday, August 21st. 

Regular Undergraduate New Student Orientation Session IV

Additionally, all international students are required to attend the Regular New Student Orientation Session IV on Wednesday, August 23rd. Please register by completing our online registration form.

International Undergraduate Student Orientation (ISO) for Spring 2018

All international students are required to check-in and attend the mandatory International Student Orientation. Please come to the Center for International Programs office located in Brother Jerome West Hall Room 130. Please contact the Center for International Programs office if you have any questions. 

Graduate Student Orientations

Please contact the Center for International Programs office via email studyabroad@stmarys-ca.edu or at 925-631-4245 to schedule an orientation. 

Required Online Writing and Math Placement Exams - Undergraduate Students Only

Please be advised that all F-1 international undergraduate students are required to take an online Writing placement exam. All international students will be automatically registered for the Writing placement exam, and an email from the Director of Composition will be sent to student's SMC email account. Please follow the instructions from the email and take the writing placement exam online prior to arriving on campus on. Additionally, all first-year students should also take the Math placement exam. Transfer students who plan to take any upper division math courses should also take the math placement exam. Please contact the Center for International Programs at studyabroad@stmarys-ca.edu if you have any questions. Thank you

Note: J-1 Exchange Visitors are not required to take the placement exam and attend the regular orientation. You will be contacted via email with more information regarding the Exchange Student Orientation (ESO). 

All items with an asterisk (*) are required.

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The United States government requires that all international students check in with Center for International Programs and attend the International Student Orientation.
please indicate date and time
Saint Mary's provides transportation for international students from the airport please indicate Saint Mary's shuttle and we will provide shuttle details following submission
If you are arriving alone or taking a public transportation such as BART with family from SFO, would you use a transportation service to campus if provided by Saint Mary's?