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International Student Orientation
August 15-22, 2014

The International Student Orientation begins on Friday, August 15 and is mandatory for all incoming degree-seeking international students and one-year exchange students. Third Culture Kids (TCKs) are welcome to join us as well! A variety of sessions will be held throughout the orientation that will address the academic culture at Hope College, health and safety, immigration, campus services and student activities.

All new students should plan to arrive on Wednesday, August 13th or Thursday August 14th to participate in the 2014 Explore Michigan trip (August 15-17). For further information about this pre-orientation trip, please visit Explore Michigan.

Please complete the 2014 Arrival Form.

If you have any questions about either program, please email

Spring 2014 Orientation Schedule