OrientationFYI Orientation
Begins August 13, 2020

First Year International Students

All international undergraduate students are required to arrive on campus early for International Student Orientation.

Fall classes begin on Monday, August 24th.
More detailed schedules will be provided closer to Bear Beginnings.


Thursday, August 13

  • First-year international undergraduate students arrive by 6pm and move in to campus housing. During the day there will be time for shopping, banking, and handling other logistics. In the evening there will be a welcome dinner and a chance to meet other incoming international students. 

Friday, August 14

  • FYI Orientation starts. Students will learn about the WashU community and campus resources and be welcomed by Chancellor Martin.

Saturday, August 15

  • FYI Orientation continues through mid-day with more time for shopping in the afternoon.
  • Bear Beginnings starts in the late afternoon.