New international students are required to be on campus for orientation. New Student Orientation is a time that students from around the world and across the United States will become acquainted with Juniata College. For the spring 2018 semester, new students are expected to arrive to campus on Saturday, January 13 or Sunday, January 14, 2018. Residence halls and transportation to campus from State College, PA are available on these days only. Juniata can provide transportation to campus only on Saturday, January 13 or Sunday, January 14, 2018 from State College (from the bus stations or the University Park Airport.). The college cannot provide housing or transportation if you arrive earlier than Saturday, January 13. If you arrive later than Saturday, January 13, you may need to pay for the cost of transportation to Huntingdon.

Students must arrive by these dates to begin orientation activities on Monday, January 15th.

Do not make travel arrangements before you receive your visa.

The Center for International Education will inform you in your acceptance letter and in email messages prior to your arrival of the date you should arrive to campus and the dates of orientation.

Additional Information

The US government recognizes that being an international student is a complex process. Your life in the US may involve several government agencies. Study in the States is an on-line resource that provides the most current information to help international students understand processes like applying for a social security number or a driver’s license and how to maintain your student visa status.

This website is offered by EducationUSA, which represent more than 450 advising centers across the world supported by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. There is information for undergraduate study, scholarships, and planning for study in the USA.