CIIS Online New Student Orientation

Check your Canvas dashboard on or around July 2019 for our  Online Orientation!  

Learn about the breadth of offerings and services available to help you navigate your CIIS experience.

See below for Orientation Handouts.

Fall (ALL) New Student Orientation

To our Newly Admitted students,

Welcome and Congratulations on being admitted to one of CIIS programs. We look forward to meeting you at your orientation on Tuesday, August 27th, 2019 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m at the Mission Campus (1453 Mission Street, SF) in the Namaste Hall. (Complimentary breakfast starts at 8:30 a.m. & lunch will be provided.) If you have any questions, please email

See you soon!
Student Affairs Team



New International Student Orientation

Fall 2019
Friday, August 16, 2019 time and location to be determined

We will discuss you immigration rights and responsibilities, services offered at CIIS, and any questions that you may have.
Participation in the international student orientation is required. We ask you to prioritize this Orientation. If there is a conflict with your program retreat, please let us know.
Please bring the following copies to the orientation (or send in one email):
  • Visa stamp
  • I-94 Admission Number
  • Proof of Health insurance in English (CIIS offers health insurance which we will discuss at the meeting, so you may choose to wait on this)

Please also bring your SEVIS I-20 form and passport.

This orientation is required for all F-1 visa holders. Please prioritize your attendance for this orientation.  More information will be communicated to incoming international students over the winter months.

If requirements for your degree program interferes with the date please contact Jody. 


Contact: Jody O'Connor:





Welcome New Students and Welcome Back Mixer- Fall 2019

Please stay tuned for the day and time of the mixer.
Student Union will host a New Student Mixer this fall. You are invited to join your fellow incoming students for appetizers, music, and conversation to welcome and celebrate your arrival and new journey at CIIS.