Undergraduate Orientation

International Undergraduate Orientation Schedule

International Undergraduate Student Orientation begins on Monday, August 17, 2020. All new international students, including transfer students, are required to attend the mandatory online events that will be held on Monday-Wednesday, August 17-20, 2020. The events are for students only.

Please note the video links provided below are accessible only after you have signed into Zoom. All MIT students with a Kerberos have access to Zoom. In order to sign in, please go to go to mit.zoom.us and click “Sign In.” Once you have signed in, you can return to this page and view the videos.

Presentation TitlePresentation SlidesPresentation Video*
Financial AidSlide LinkVideo Link*
MIT MedicalSlide LinkVideo Link*
Welcome GatheringSlide LinkVideo Link*
Academic IntegritySlide Link #1
Slide Link #2
Video Link*
Student Support ServicesSlide LinkVideo Link*
MIT 101 / World FeastSlide LinkVideo Link*
* IMPORTANT: In order to access video links, please go to mit.zoom.us and click “Sign In.” Once you have signed in, you can return to this page and view the videos.
Monday, August 17
8:00 a.m. –
9:00 a.m.
Financial Aid Presentation
Student counselors from Student Financial Services will discuss topics that include financial aid application, private scholarships & loans, as well as billing, payment options, and account setting.
 
Online
9:30 a.m. –
10:15 a.m.
MIT Medical Presentation
Learn about medical services and insurance, and get tips on how to access critical information and wellness resources.
Online
11:00 a.m. –
11:30 a.m.
Welcome Gathering
Join us for a warm welcome from ISO director, Orientation coordinators and Mentors.
Online
Tuesday, August 18
8:00 a.m. –
9:00 a.m.
Academic Integrity Presentation
Learn how, why and when you cite sources and other critical writing/research tips during this interactive seminar.
Online
9:30 a.m. –
10:15 a.m.
Student Support Services
Meet the friendly staff of Student Support Services (S^3) and learn about their services, support and advocacy.
Online
Wednesday, August 19
9:00 a.m. –
10:15 a.m.
MIT 101
You are now an MIT student. So, what is that like? Learn about life at MIT and receive tips from upperclassmen in this fun, interactive session.
Online
10:45 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.
World Feast
Join your IO Coordinators, mentors, and fellow first years for a culinary multi-cultural exchange. You may share a description of a special meal or snack that is culturally or personally significant to you. Or completely optional: Feel free to bring your food and make this a virtual meal-sharing time.
Online
We look forward to welcoming you to MIT!