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 International Students Orientation Program

Winter  2017 Orientation

December 5-10, 2016

**Click here to register to attend WINTER 2017 Orientation**

(Please note: Spring 2017 Orientation dates and registration will be posted soon.  Please check back later.)

Orientation Documents

Orientation Communication

 Click here for detailed instructions for admitted students for Winter 2017


Orientation Program Outline

Students should plan to attend all six days of the orientation which are outlined below:





Monday, December 5

8:00am -5:00pm

Workshops/information sessions Campus Center

Tuesday, December 6


Workshops/information sessions Campus Center
Wednesday, December 7 8:00am-5:00pm Workshops/information sessions Campus Center
Thursday, December 8 8:00am-5:00pm Placement Testing Assessment Center
Friday, December 9 12:30-5:20pm Counseling 50 class TBA
Saturday, December 10 8:30am-3:20pm Counseling 50 class TBA


 Important Notes about Orientation
  • Bring your I-20 and passport with you to check-in.
  • A detailed program will be distributed at check-in on Monday, Dec 5th including descriptions and exact times of the various workshops and information sessions.  Topics will include F-1 visa regulations, mandatory health insurance, tuition payment, banking, housing, etc.
  • All new students are required to take Math and English/ESL placement tests.  Students will be assigned to a specific placement test date and time at check-in on Monday, Dec 5th. 
  • Students will also be assigned to the Counseling 50 course, Introduction to College, at check-in on December 5th.  You must attend both days of the course to receive credit. (Counseling 50 is a 1 unit class which students will be required to pay for).

Registering for Classes

You will receive information about class selection and registration during the orientation, but you should review registration procedures and tips here:

Click HERE for Step By Step registration procedures and tips





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International Student Programs
De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek BLVD
Cupertino, CA 95014
Tel. (408) 864-8826
Fax. (408) 864-5638

Last Updated: 11/18/16