Student Development

International Student Orientation

International Student Orientation
Understanding the American education system, the unique religious and academic cultures at BYU, and government regulations of F-1 visa status.
 Hours1.0 Credit, 1.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 NoteFor international students.
 TaughtFall Term 1, Winter Term 1
Course Outcomes: 

Awareness of services

1. Students will become familiar with the staff of International Student and Scholar Services and the services provided.

Academic resources

2. Students will become familiar with the academic resources and support services available on campus.

Visa regulations

3. Students will understand their responsibility regarding the visa regulations required to maintain F-1 status in the United States.

Cultural appreciation

4. Students will gain a greater understanding of the US culture and express an appreciation for their own culture.

Social integration

5. Students will feel more integrated into the BYU community.