International Arrival and Welcome

International student arrival

Arizona State University hosts a number of arrival and welcome events for incoming international students. These informative and interactive programs offer an overview of a wide variety of topics to help you learn more about ASU.


Spring 2023 International Arrival and Welcome

International Arrival and Welcome will be held on Friday, January 6, 2023 for graduate and undergraduate students. 

Graduate International Arrival and Welcome

  • 9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Student Pavilion (Senita Ballroom)

Undergraduate International Arrival and Welcome

  • 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Memorial Union (Arizona Ballroom)

Registered students and families will receive additional details and the full event schedule through email. Students who register for International Arrival and Welcome will also receive communication about airport arrival transportation via email.

All new undergraduate, transfer and graduate international students are required to attend International Arrival and Welcome. This in-person event offers informative and interactive programs, and an overview of a wide variety of topics to help you learn more and prepare for life at ASU.



Resources and events

Outside of the International Arrival and Welcome, here are some videos we suggest you watch, resources you should review, and events you should attend to make the most of your ASU experience.

ASU Welcome events

Virtual and on-campus events that are open and free to all students. Events are designed to help you prepare for a successful college experience, connect with new people, and make the most of your Sun Devil life. New events are added each day, so check back often for new, engaging opportunities.

ASU Welcome Events

International Students and Scholars Center programming

We highly encourage you to attend the events designed for international students by the ISSC. These community events and activities include weekly workshops and free English tutoring and conversation practice. See the full schedule and learn more.

Event schedule

International Student Engagement

International Student Engagement supports, advocates and designs experiences for international undergraduate and graduate students from admittance through graduation and beyond.

ISE provides students with personal and professional development opportunities outside of the classroom. Students build community, develop their leadership skills and participate in our many global celebrations.

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International student resources

As you prepare for your arrival to Arizona State University, here are some resources we have compiled for you. We highly encourage you to watch these quick videos to get a sense of what to expect, some things you can be preparing for right now, and some immediate to-do list items once you arrive in Arizona.