We welcome the arrival of our new international students on August 20 and 21! After a couple of days of recovery and time with host families, Friday kicks off their New International Student Orientation. The 2-day orientation will introduce our new students to the JCU and Cleveland community.

Following the 2-day international orientation, students will be busy with a number of events geared toward helping them familiarize themselves with the campus, faculty, and staff and begin making friends and building relationships.

Schedule of events leading up to the start of the new semester:

  • August 20-21: Arrival
  • August 22-23 : International new student orientation
  • August 24: Trip to Cedar Point Amusement Park
  • August 25-26: Domestic new student orientation – Session #8 (international students are required to attend this)
  • August 25-29: Streak week
  • September 1: Trip to see Cleveland Indian’s baseball game
  • September 2: First day of classes!