Undergraduate Orientation

International Undergraduate Orientation Schedule

International Undergraduate Student Orientation begins on Monday, August 23, 2021. All new international students, including transfer students, are required to attend the mandatory online events that will be held on Monday-Wednesday, August 23-25, 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 Aid (SFS)
Banking
Slide Link #1
Slide Link #2
Video Link*
MIT MedicalSlide LinkVideo Link*
Welcome NoneVideo Link*
Academic IntegritySlide Link #1
Slide Link #2
Video Link*
Student Support ServicesSlide LinkVideo Link*
MIT 101Slide LinkNo Recording
* 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 23
08:30 a.m. –
08:50 a.m.
Welcome Gathering
Join us for a warm welcome from ISO director, Orientation coordinators and Mentors.
Online
09:00 a.m. –
10:00 a.m.
Breakfast
New Vassar Dining Hall
10:15 a.m. –
11:15 a.m.
MIT Medical Presentation (Mandatory)
Learn about medical services and insurance, and get tips on how to access critical information and wellness resources.
Online
11:30 a.m. –
1:00 p.m.
Immigrations Presentation (Mandatory)
Online
1:15 p.m. –
2:15 p.m.
Lunch
New Vassar Dining Hall
2:30 p.m. –
03:30 p.m.
MIT 101 (Mandatory)
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.
Walker Memorial Building (Indoors)
3:45 p.m. –
5:00 p.m.
Shopping with Mentors OR Group Games
Walker Memorial Building
5:30 p.m. –
8:00 p.m.
Dinner
New Vassar Dining Hall
Tuesday, August 24
09:00 a.m. –
10:00 a.m.
Breakfast
New Vassar Dining Hall
10:15 a.m. –
11:00 a.m.
Financial Aid Presentation (Mandatory)
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
11:15 a.m. –
12:15 p.m.
Academic Integrity Presentation
Learn how, why and when you cite sources and other critical writing/research tips during this interactive seminar.
Online
12:30 p.m. –
1:30 p.m.
Lunch
New Vassar Dining Hall
1:45 p.m. –
2:30 p.m.
Student Support Services (Mandatory)
Meet the friendly staff of Student Support Services (S^3) and learn about their services, support and advocacy.
Online
3:00 p.m. –
4:00 p.m.
Group Games
Saxon Court Tent
5:00 p.m. –
7:00 p.m.
BBQ
Kresge Oval
Wednesday, August 25
09:00 a.m. –
10:00 a.m.
Breakfast
New Vassar Dining Hall
11:00 a.m. –
11:45 a.m.
Campus tour/Shopping with Mentors and Coordinators
MIT Campus
12:30 p.m. –
1:30 p.m.
Lunch
New Vassar Dining Hall
1:45 p.m. –
2:45 p.m.
Scavenger Hunt
MIT Campus
5:30 p.m. –
8:30 p.m.
Dinner
New Vassar Dining Hall
We look forward to welcoming you to MIT!