New Students

To make your transition to college life as smooth as possible, here are the essentials you need to prepare for your first year at Wooster. Visit the New Student section for more information.

International Student Orientation

International student Orientation (ISO) is mandatory for all international students and global nomads.

Important Dates

August 8, 2023- International Student Move-in (Incoming international students may not move to campus before this date8

August 9 through 11- Mandatory International Student Orientation

August 12-15 Mandatory New Student Orientation Begins

English Language Learner Reading and Writing Seminar

This course has been specially designed to fit into any student’s fall semester schedule, allowing students of all majors to benefit from it! Ask about the ELL Reading and Writing Seminar during ARCH to make sure you reserve a spot during your class registration.

Immigration to the U.S.

Once you have secured your admission to Wooster, confirmed your ability to finance a Wooster education, and received your I-20, you still have several very important next steps to follow.

What to Bring

Read our list of recommendations for what to bring with you to campus.

Are you excited about coming to Wooster? Maybe this video will help! Three international alumni share their experiences coming to Wooster and how the College prepared them for life afterwards.