New Student Orientation

UNK is pleased to welcome new international students each semester. The presence of international students enriches the UNK campus and the Kearney community and we are very excited to have you as students of our university.

In order to ensure a smooth transition to life at UNK, we offer orientation activities prior to the start of the academic term. These activities are mandatory for every new international student. The purpose of these activities are to acquaint you with the campus, the community and with U.S. Immigration requirements, and help you learn what it takes to be a successful student at UNK. During this time, you will be given the opportunity to: register for classes, open a bank account, meet professors and other important people who work with students, take care of your vaccination requirements, get a student ID, and most importantly; make new friends!

You are expected to arrive in the USA by the date prior to the first day of scheduled orientation activities. If you must arrive later than this date, contact the International Admissions Office at UNK as soon as possible.

Dates for Spring 2020 Orientation: Arrival to campus on Wednesday, January 8. Orientation begins at 8:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 9 and will conclude on Sunday, January 12.

Click on the links below for more detailed information on activities that will occur during your orientation week.