Orientations for F-1 Visa Students


Attendance is COMPULSORY for both the Academic Orientation and the F-1 Visa Orientation.  You are required to complete the online Academic Orientation before you choose your courses and attend the in-person F-1 Visa Orientation before the semester begins.


Academic Orientation

You will receive important information regarding the US and California education systems, academic majors, the registration process and the transfer process, among other topics. You will meet one-on-one with the academic counselor, pay for health insurance, and register for courses. Topics covered will also include the Fullerton College Honors and STEM programs.


F-1 Visa Orientation

You will learn about F-1 visa regulations, legal employment, travel and re-entry, transfer, and co-curricular activities. Presentations will be given by the College’s health/accident insurance benefits representative, Health Services, Campus Safety, Associated Students and others. After the orientation, you will receive a campus tour led by the International Student Center Student Assistants which will cover the Library, Academic Skills Center, Transfer Center, Health Center, and other important student services departments on campus.