Office of International Student & Scholar Services

International Student Welcome Week

 

The International Student Welcome Week is a one week program that aims to provide new international student an opportunity to get familiar with the UT campus and university resources. The programs combines helpful workshops, presentations and activities on academic support, housing, residence life, campus jobs, campus tour, insurance and classroom expectations for international students.  Students will have a chance to meet with university faculty and staff, connect with American students, make lots of new friends and be prepared for the orientation!

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Email rafael.derosafay@utoledo.edu if you have any questions.

2022 FALL International Welcome Week Schedule

(All date and time are U.S. Eastern Time)


Monday, August 15

Live online sessions with important information to all new incoming international students. 

Meet Your Success Coach

  • Monday, August 15th from 09:00am to 10:00am (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • You can watch the recorded session here.

Student Health Insurance (we encourage parents to also attend this session with the students)

  • Monday, August 15th from 10:00am to 11:00am (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • You can watch the recorded session here.

Legal Services

  • Monday, August 15th from 11:00am to 12:00pm (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • You can watch the recorded session here.

Tuesday, AUGUST 16

Live online sessions with important information to all new incoming international students. 

Career Services

  • Tuesday, August 16th from 09:00am to 10:00am (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • You can watch the recorded session here.

Counseling Center

  • Tuesday, August 16th from 10:00am to 11:00am (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • You can watch the recorded session here.

How to pay your UToledo Bills (we encourage parents to also attend this session with the students)

  • Tuesday, August 16th from 11:00am to 12:00pm (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • You can watch the recorded session here.

WEDNEsday, AUGUST 17

Live online sessions with important information to all new incoming international students. 

How to use Blackboard

  • Wednesday, August 17th from 09:00am to 10:00am (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • You can watch the recorded session here.

OISSS Orientation

  • Wednesday, August 17th from 10:00am to 11:00am (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • There is no recording available for this session. Orientation information is only presented live for those who attend it. 

Household Items Giveaway & Hospitality Program

  • Wednesday, August 17th from 11:00am to 12:00pm (U.S. Eastern Time)
  • You can watch the recorded session here.

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18

Live online sessions with important information to all new incoming international students. 

Residence Life

Rocket Solution Central

Success Coach


FriDAY, AUGUST 19

Live online session with important information to all new incoming international students.

Title IX

International Welcome Table - Come see us In Person!

  • Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • Location: Snyder Memorial building, Room 1000 (CISP)

We know that you might feel lost when you first arrive on campus. Come and stop by the International Student Office to get information about the welcome week programs and have all of your questions answered! We will have people here to greet you and help you with anything you need. 

Movie Night - COCO at the Glass Bowl (Free admission)

  • Time: 7:30 pm (Doors open at 6:30 pm)
  • Location: Glass Bowl Stadium (Football Stadium)

Doors open at 6:30 p.m. for various activities including bounce houses, movie-themed games, and autographs from members of the Toledo football, soccer and volleyball teams. The movie Coco will play on the north video board starting at 7:30 p.m. Attendees may bring their own chairs and blankets to sit on the field. Concessions will be available. 


SaturDAY, AUGUST 20

Walmart Shopping Trip - Sign Up Required

  • Time: 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial building, Room 1000 (CISP)

Come and join us for a shopping trip to Walmart and purchase your essentials.
IMPORTANT: Sign-up MUST BE DONE IN PERSON on Friday, August 19, from 09:am-05:pm in front of CISP (Snyder Memorial building, Room 1000). Seats are limited!

 


Sunday, AUGUST 21

Tour Of The Toledo Art Museum - Sign Up Required

  • Time: 11:30 am - 4:30 pm
  • Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial building, Room 1000 (CISP)

Come and join us for a tour of the Toledo Art Museum. One of the top 10 art museums in U.S. Lunch is on your own. 
IMPORTANT: Sign-up MUST BE DONE IN PERSON on Friday, August 19, from 09:am-05:pm in front of CISP (Snyder Memorial building, Room 1000). Seats are limited!


MonDAY, AUGUST 22

Resource Fair

  • Time:
  • 9:00 am – 10:30 am (Undergraduate students)
  • 10:30 am - 12:00 pm (Gradaute Students)
  • Location: Student Union Auditorium (on the 3rd floor)

Come and join us for the international resource fair. Over 30 offices on campus will be at the fair to promote their services and programs. The University Mascot will be there to take photos! Free food, drinks and giveaways for all who attends!

Awareness Of Self (Workshop hosted by OMSS)

  • Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Location: Ingman Room (on the 2nd floor of the Student Union, Room 2520)

An one hour workshop where students learn introductory Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) knowledge and do some self-reflection.

Library Tour & Learning Enhancement Center (LEC) Tour

  • Time: 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Carlson Library Lobby

Learn about the resources available to students at the Carlson Library and at the Learning Enhancement Center (LEC).

Campus Tour

  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial building, Room 1000 (CISP)

Take a walk around campus and learn about The University of Toledo.

Honors College Ice Cream Social

  • Time: 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
  • Meeting Location:  Koester Alumni Pavilion by the Glass Bowl

Learn about Honors College and meet the Honors College Team.


tuesDAY, AUGUST 23

Campus Tour

  • Time: 9:00 am – 10:00 am
  • Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial building, Room 1000 (CISP)

Take a walk around campus and learn about The University of Toledo.

Meet and greet with the CISP team and international student organizations

  • Time: 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
  • Location: Student Union Auditorium (on the 3rd floor of the Student Union)

Come and join us to meet the CISP team, as well as the international student organizations on campus. You will also be able to learn about the CISP resources that will be very beneficial for you!

UToledo Athletics Experience

  • Time: 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
  • Location: Savage Arena

Come and meet with the UToledo Athletics teams and learn how to get involved with the Toledo Rocket games throughout the year!

REC Center Tour

  • Time: 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
  • Rec Center

Visit the REC Center and check the sports facilities offered to UToledo students (gym, swimming pools, courts, indoor track, etc.)


WednesDAY, AUGUST 24

CISP online Q&A Session

Meet the College of Graduate Studies and graduate student success center - Graduate Students Only

Meet your Success Coach - Undergraduate Students Only

  • Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Location: Snyder Memorial building, Room 1350

Campus Tour

  • Time: 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
  • Meeting Location: Snyder Memorial building, Room 1000 (CISP)

Take a walk around campus and learn about The University of Toledo.

Pizza with the UToledo Police

  • Time: 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  • Location: UToledo Police Station

Come and meet with the UToledo police officers and learn about safety on campus. You will also get a chance to tour the police station and enjoy free pizza!


Additional Recorded sessions

Facebook Live Campus Tour 1 (Video)

During this tour, we will take you around campus and visit some offices that are important to you! This tour includes: Center for International Studies and Programs, Library, Writing Center, Tutoring Center, Food Court, Career Services, Office of Student Involvement and Leadership, Food Pantry and the International Student Association Office!

Facebook Live Campus Tour 2 (Video)

During this tour, we will take you around campus and visit some offices that are important to you! This tour includes: Rocket Hall, Office of Residence Life, UToledo Bookstore, Recreation Center, Football Stadium and the Basketball Arena!

Last Updated: 8/17/22