Cherry Blossoms

Admitted International Students


Orientation for the Spring 2020 quarter will take place March 18-20 (three days).  Once your are admitted, you will find the link to reigster for orientation on your student status checklist by logging into your application.  Attendance at the international student orientation is required for all newly admitted F-1 students. 

Location: Hearthside Lounge (across from the Bookstore)  Click here for campus map

Bring your passport/photo ID and report to the Hearthside Lounge for check-in at 9:30am on Wednesday, March 18. 


Orientation includes course placement, counseling workshops, and guidance with course selection.  Other important topics covered at orientation include mandatory health insurance, immigration policies, and campus life and activities. 


Wednesday, March 18: 9:30am-4pm (lunch provided)

Thursday, March 19: 9am-4pm (lunch provided)

Friday, March 20: 9am-12pm 

*Schedule is tentative and subject to change

Arrival Documents

Admitted students will be instructed to complete and/or upload the following upon arrival in the U.S.  The deadline to upload these documents is the second Friday of the quarter

1. A copy of the page in your passport where the United States immigration official placed a "stamp" to enter the country

 2. A copy of your F-1 visa 

 3. A completed Health Statement Form

4. A copy of your I-94 record (download from

Placement Process

The English/English for Second Learners and Math placement process will be explained in detail during orientation and tests will administered as necessary during orientation for students who have not yet completed the process.  You do not need to schedule an appointment with the Assessment Center if you are attending orientation. 


Struggle with math?  Check out the Math Performance Success Program at Foothill.  It's easy to enroll and open to all Foothill students!








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International Student Programs Office


Administration Building 1900 Room 1933