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ISOP Schedules



Since the University's many divisions and programs begin at different points throughout the year, ISOP meetings and related events for new international arrivals are offered at various times to different groups. As a reminder, these meetings are mandatory. More information will be available and posted as these programs are scheduled.

2017 Summer/Fall

Graduate Programs  |  Undergraduates  |  Simon School of Business  
Eastman School of Music  | Visiting Students  |  SSN Application Session



ISOP Graduate Meeting

For incoming students attending graduate programs through Arts, Science, and Engineering, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, the Eastman Institute for Oral Health, the School of Nursing, the Simon School of Business Doctoral Program, and the Warner School of Education.

International Graduate Student Orientation Program
Wednesday - August 16, 2017
8:30am to 1:30pm (continental breakfast and lunch will be provided)
Hubbell Auditorium, Hutchison Hall, River Campus

Immigration Check-In: Please report to the ISO when you arrive in Rochester.

SSN Instructions & Procedures
Wednesday - August 16, 2017
2:00pm to 5:00pm (end time will vary by eligibility)
Hutchison Hall, River Campus
Eligible students will need to obtain necessary documentation and detailed instructions from ISO before applying for a US Social Security Number (SSN). Please attend this session if you are eligible and intend to apply. You will be told during the ISOP Graduate Meeting whether you are eligible for an SSN.  If you are strictly unable to attend on 8/16, you must make special arrangements with ISO to review this information in detail.



ISOP Undergraduate Meeting

For incoming students attending undergraduate programs through Arts, Science, and Engineering.

International Student Move-In Day & Immigration Check-In
Monday - August 21, 2017
9:00am to 4:30pm

International Student Orientation Programs
Tuesday - August 22, 2017
ALL DAY

SSN Instructions & Procedures
August 22 or 23 - Based on orientation group: see your Class of 2021 Orientation Schedule upon arrival!
Eligible students will need to obtain necessary documentation and detailed instructions from ISO before applying for a US Social Security Number (SSN). More information about eligibility will be available at orientation.



ISOP Simon Meetings

For incoming students attending graduate programs through the Simon School of Business other than the Doctoral program.

Students beginning a program in July/August 2016:

International Student Orientation Program (MS & MBA)
Tuesday - July 18, 2017*

SSN Instructions & Procedures for new MS & MBA
July 18, 20, or 21 - Based on program of study: see your Simon School Orientation Schedule!
Eligible students will need to obtain necessary documentation and detailed instructions from ISO before applying for a US Social Security Number (SSN). More Information about eligibility will be available at orientation.

Immigration Check-In: Please report to the ISO as soon as you arrive in Rochester!

*Please consult with the Simon School about when you are expected to arrive for orientation. There are many other mandatory orientation events scheduled, including events that will be held prior to the orientation with ISO.



ISOP Eastman Meeting

For incoming students attending programs through the Eastman School of Music.

Immigration Check-In
Tuesday - August 22, 2017
10:00am to 12:00pm

International Student Orientation Program
Wednesday - August 23, 2017
8:30am

SSN Instructions & Procedures
Wednesday - August 23, 2017
Following ISOP
Eligible students will need to obtain necessary documentation and detailed instructions from ISO before applying for a US Social Security Number (SSN). More Information about eligibility will be available at orientation.

For additional information about the Eastman School of Music's International Student Orientation Program and to register your arrival for orientation, please see the full schedule online.



Visiting Students

For visiting international students who come to campus for temporary study, research, consulting, or other activities. Your orientation with ISO will be scheduled after you visit ISO for your immigration check-in.

Immigration Check-In: Please report to the ISO when you arrive in Rochester.



SSN Application Session

Details about your eligibility will be shared with you at orientation, in addition to next steps, unless noted otherwise above.