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Passport to Success sessions for fall 2023

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services invites international students and their families to the Passport to Success sessions on Fridays in May-June 2023.

Get the information you need to be successful before your arrival at Augustana College. Become acquainted with the office staff and student global ambassadors, and meet other incoming international students. 

These sessions will run from 8-9 a.m. CST via Zoom. Plan to participate in all sessions.

All sessions will be recorded. To access recordings and related materials, click here.

Fall 2023

May 5: Meet and greet; international arrival and orientation dates

Zoom link for May 5 session

Meet the Office of International Student and Scholar Services staff and greet your incoming international peers. Learn more about the office to understand our roles.

Get the latest updates on International arrival and international student orientation dates that will assist with your plans to arrive at Augie.

May 12 and June 9: Prepare for your visa interview

Zoom link for May 12 and June 9 sessions

The visa interview is an important step to obtaining a U.S. student visa. Be prepared for your visa interview at the U.S. embassy or consulate and know what to expect. Join Juanita Trevino Perez, international advisor, on preparing for your successful interview. Gain insights from your peers on how to pass your interview. Be sure to bring your questions.

May 19: Getting ready to register for classes

Zoom link for May 19 session

Learn about the steps you need to take to be ready to register for your fall classes. Advising staff will show you what you need to do and when.

May 26 and Aug. 4: Q & A

Zoom link for May 26 and Aug. 4 sessions

Still have questions or concerns? Staff from the Office of International Student and Scholar Services may have an answer. Feel free to ask any questions or get clarity before your arrival to Augie. 

June 16: Welcome from Dr. Wes Brooks, VP and Dean of Student Life

Zoom link for June 16 session

The Dean of Students Office implements a variety of programs and services to guide and support Augie students to achieve and overcome concerns or challenges relating to personal, academics, and with health and well-being.