International Student Orientation
Orientation for Lone Star College F-1 visa holders
International Student Orientation will be held before the start of the spring and fall semesters at each campus. International Student Orientation is mandatory for all international students and will address and cover the following topics:
- Cultural Adjustment
- Campus Services: Public Safety, Business Office/Tuition, Library Services, Counseling Services
- Campus Tour
- Testing & Learning Center
- Registrar Office
- Student Hand Book
- Academic Plagarism
- ESL programs/placement
- Health Insurance
- Data Sheet (International Student Information)
- F-1 Rules & Regulations including CPT/OPT/Economic Hardship
- Social Security and on campus employment guidelines
- IRS/Tax information
- US Banking/Post Office/Credit Card/Federal and State Law/Relationship
- Office of Emergency Management (OEM)
- STOPP Program (Service, Training, Officers, Prevention Program)
Advisors check that students have proper documents: SEVIS I-20, I-94, Passport and photocopies for student folder.Advisors check that students have proper documents: SEVIS I-20, I-94, Passport and photocopies for student folder.
Check out Process:
Make sure students have completed orientation covering all topics listed above, are registered for 12 credits and that all questions or concerns are addressed.Make sure students have completed orientation covering all topics listed above, are registered for 12 credits and that all questions or concerns are addressed.
For more information contact your International Student Advisor.
Fall 2015 Orientation Schedule.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
Room: LIB 220
Full Orientation Time: 7:30 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. (Campus tour afterwards)
Medical Insurance Presentation: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Maintaining Status Presentation: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
- LSC-North Harris
Room: SB 208
Full Orientation Time: 8:00 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
Medical Insurance Presentation Location: ACAD 202 & 203: 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Maintaining Status Presentation: ACAD 202 & 203: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Full Orientation Time: 12:00-5:00 p.m.
Medical Insurance Presentation: 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Maintaining Status Presentation: 3:00-4:00 p.m
Friday, August 14, 2015
- LSC-CyFair and LSC-Fairbanks
Location: LSC-CyFair Main Campus (Barker Cypress Location)
Room: CASA 219 & 221
Full Orientation Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Maintaining Status Presentation: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m..
Health Insurance Presentation: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
- LSC-Tomball and LSC-University Park
Location: Lone Star College-University Park
Room: Building 13, Room 407 (13.407)
Full Orientation Time: 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Maintaining Status Presentation: 1:00-2:00 p.m.
Health Insurance Presentation: 2:00-3:00 p.m.