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International Student Services

New Student Orientation

New International Student Orientation 

 

What will you do during Orientation?

  • On-campus students will move into the residence halls.
  • All students will meet academic advisers and finalize course registration.
  • Students who have not documented sufficient English proficiency must take the English Language Proficiency Exam.
  • Students will be required to present immigration documents with the International Student Programs Office.
  • There will also be time for social activities, tours of New Paltz, and meeting other new and continuing students.

 

Activity

Summer 2019 

Date and Time

Location

Official airport pickup at JFK

Friday

July 5

Afternoon, up until 6 p.m.

JFK Airport, NYC

Students living on campus check-in to residence halls

Friday

July 5

3:30–7:00 p.m.

Ridgeview Hall

Orientation begins for all new students

Saturday

July 6

10:30 a.m.

College Terrace

Classes begin

Monday

July 8

You will refer to your individual class schedule

 

Activity

Fall 2019 

Date and Time

Location

Official airport pickup at JFK

Tuesday

August 20

Afternoon, up until 6 p.m.

JFK Airport, NYC

Students living on campus check-in to residence halls

Tuesday

August 20

5 p.m.-7 p.m.

Gage Hall

Graduate students and students living off campus check-in

Wednesday

August 21

9 a.m.

Lecture Center

South Lobby

Orientation begins for all new students

Wednesday

August 21

9:30 a.m.

Lecture Center

Classes begin

Monday

August 26

You will refer to your individual class schedule