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International Student Orientation

Passport to Wheaton

Passport to Wheaton is a part of orientation that is specifically designed for International F-1 visa/MK/TCK students.  During Passport to Wheaton, you will learn what it is like to be an international student at Wheaton, tips on making a smooth transition to the Chicago area, what services on campus can be a help to you, and you can meet our International Student Leaders as well as other new international students.

Our schedule for the Fall 2020 is:

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Cross Cultural Chill Out:  7:00 - 9:00 p.m.  The Stupe Patio, South Entrance, Beamer Student Center

Join current and new international students for snacks and outdoor games!  Please bring your favorite face covering.  Students may participate remotely; use the link in the Orientation ap or in the email that will be sent out prior to the program.

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Passport to Wheaton:  2:30 - 6:00 p.m.  Multiple Locations

Join the International Student Programs (ISP) team to learn about opportunities and resources available for F-1 Visa/MK/TCK students throughout their time at Wheaton.  Meet your Ladder Leader while sharing dinner in small groups!  Meeting locations are determined by the first letter of your last name: A-L (Meyers Science Center, Lecture Hall 145) and M-Z (Billy Graham Center classrooms 130/132).  Look for ISP student leaders outside the buildings who will be holding signs.  Students may participate remotely; use the link in the Orientation app or in the email that will be sent out prior to the program.

This is just the start of the orientation experience!  Visit the Student Activities orientation page for the full orientation schedule starting Friday.

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 

Insider's Tour of Downtown Wheaton: 11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.  Multiple Locations

Join current international students on a walking tour of downtown Wheaton. There will be a short time available to enter and purchase groceries/supplies at the Mariano's grocery store (please bring your face covering).  Meeting locations are determined by the first letter of your last name: A-H (Stupe Patio, South Entrance, Beamer Student Center), I-O (Edman Chapel Entrance), and P-Z (Soderquist Plaza Tent, across from Bookstore).

Passport to Wheaton is a part of the Wheaton Orientation Experience that is designed specifically for incoming international students.