I. International Orientation
It is necessary for international students to arrive on campus for the first day of International orientation. International orientation is a designated time, the week before classes begin each semester. Academic Calendar
II. New Student Check-in Process
Your first stop is the Business Office (Administrative Building, Room 103) to obtain a Check-in Booklet. Once obtained, please follow the Check-in process:
a. Business Office: address outstanding balance or verify it has been paid
b. Work and Learn: obtain assignment
c. Housing: housing key
d. Obtain ID: Will be provided by the mailroom once the student checks into his/her residential facility
At each office, an official stamp will be used to verify you have satisfied the needed requirements.
All students visit administrative offices in sequence, collect verification that the needed requirements have been satisfied. Once completed, check into the appropriate residential facility and attend the first day of class.
III. New Student Reporting
You have 15 days after the first day of class, during your first quarter or semester at Lindenwood University-Belleville, to report to the International Admissions Office with the following documents:
a. I-20 from all schools that you have previously attended in the United States
b. I-20 from Lindenwood University-Belleville
c. Passport, visa and I-94
d. All Official transcripts
Failure to report to the International Admissions Office could jeopardize your immigration and academic status.
Upon arrival to the university, all undergraduate and graduate international students are required to take an English and Mathematics placement exam before finalizing their academic schedules. This test is taken during orientation, prior to the start of each academic term. The exam is administered by the university.
Based on placement exam scores, students will be placed in the appropriate English and Mathematics classes.
Note: International students’ course schedules will not be finalized before taking the English and Mathematics language placement exam.
V. Meet with your advisor and create a schedule