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 Plagiarism
- 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.
Spring 2016 Orientation Schedule:
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
LSC-CyFair and LSC-Fairbanks
Location: LSC-CyFair Main Campus (Barker Cypress Location)
Room: TECH 102/TECH 103
Full Orientation Time: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Maintaining Status Presentation: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.. TECH 102
Health Insurance Presentation: 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.. TECH 103
- LSC-University Park
Location: Lone Star College-University Park
Room: Building 13, Room 407
Full Orientation Time: To Be Determined
Maintaining Status Presentation: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.
Health Insurance Presentation: 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
Location: Lone Star College-Tomball
Full Orientation Time: 12:00 noon - 4:30 p.m.
Maintaining Status Presentation: 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Health Insurance Presentation: 3:00-4:00 p.m.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016
Room: To Be Determined
Full Orientation Time: 7:30 a.m. - 12:00 noon
Health Insurance Presentation: 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
Maintaining Status Presentation: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
- LSC-North Harris
Room: Study Services Building 205
Full Orientation Time: 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Health Insurance Presentation: 10:30-11:30 a.m.. ACAD 205
Maintaining Status Presentation: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.. ACAD 205
Room: G 102
Full Orientation Time: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.
Health Insurance Presentation: 2:00-3:00 p.m.
Maintaining Status Presentation: 3:00-4:00 p.m.