International Students Orientation

  • International Orientation

    Helping Students Assimilate

    Dean welcomes international students and conducts an orientation program at the start of each semester to help you prepare for college in the United States. International Student Orientation (ISO) combines fun activities with helpful workshops and presentations on academic support, technology services, immigration, advising and residence life. You'll also have a chance to meet our faculty and staff, connect with other Dean students, and make lots of new friends! 

    International Student Orientation (ISO) - 
    For Students Entering Fall 2016

    Welcome to Dean College! International students enrolling at Dean College for the Fall 2016 semester are required to attend International Student orientation (ISO) from September 1st through September 5th.  The full schedule will be available in the weeks leading up to orientation.  You will find highlights of each orientation day below:

    THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
    Arrival and Campus Registration
    Optional Shopping Trip to Marshalls  

    FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 2
    Welcome Breakfast
    Orientation Group Meetings

    Bank Info:

    • Photo ID
    • SIM Card
    • Mailbox Info
    • Technology Session

    Campus Tour
    Campus Safety Overview
    Health Services
    Residence Life 101
    Family and Student Reception
    Shopping Trip to Walmart

    SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 3
    Math Placement Exam
    Off-Campus Trip
    Game Night 

    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 4
    English Placement Testing
    Immigration 101
    Involvement at Dean
    Cultural Adjustment
    Scavenger Hunt

    MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5
    Discover Your School, Your Major & Your Passion
    Academic Planning for Your First Semester
    Welcome Address


    If you have questions about ISO or becoming a new international student at Dean College, contact Advising/International Student Services at advising@dean.edu or 508-541-1536.

    NOTE: If you are a U.S. citizen who has been living abroad you are welcome to join us for ISO. Please contact advising@dean.edu if you would like to attend.

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