International Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Tour of Campus

  • Tour of the Jerry Falwell Library: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2232) 8:15 a.m.
  • Tour of Liberty's Campus: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2232) 9:15 a.m.

Walmart Trip

  • Location: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2232)
  • Time: 12:30 - 2:00 p.m.

Welcome Dinner

  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby. Dinner in Dining Hall, followed by Ice Cream Social
  • Time:       5:30 p.m.

Please make a reservation via

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Graduate International Students Orientation and SEVIS Regulations (Mandatory)

  • Location: Grand Lobby (DeMoss Hall, 2nd floor)
  • Time: 7:45 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Breakfast and lunch will be provided)
  • Required Items: Bring your stamped travel documents (I-20, I-94 and passport)

Friday, August 25, 2017

Graduate Student Check-in  (Mandatory)

  • Location: Alumni Ballroom - Montview Student Union
  • Time: 4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Visit The Graduate School webpage for information on Graduate Student Check-in.

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Early Arrival Information for Students Living On Campus

Students should plan to arrive as close to Wednesday, August 23, 2017 as possible.

Students who arrive between Sunday, August 20, 2017 and Monday, August 21, 2017 may stay in campus housing at a cost of $15/day (with approval from, Students who arrive prior to Sunday, August 20, 2017 will need to stay in a local hotel at their own expense. Transit services will provide transportation to Super 8, Fairfield Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn and Extended Stay America. All hotels listed here are on Liberty University's campus.

Please call (434) 592-6486 if you arrive after office hours starting August 20, 2017.

What to Bring with you to Liberty University (Extremely important!)

Travel Documents:

  • Passport
  • I-20
  • I-94
  • Contact phone numbers for your Admissions Counselor and Pick-up Coordinator (if arriving by plane, train, or bus).

Medical Records:

All immunizations and tests indicated on the Online Health Form must be completed prior to arrival on campus. Students without an approved health form and the required immunizations and tests may be refused campus housing and class registration. Complete the Online Health Form before you travel (go to your ASIST account and click "General Information") and bring your medical records with you.

Making Travel Arrangements to Lynchburg, VA

Airport, Bus Station, Train Station Pick Up & Transportation to Campus

Students needing transportation to campus from Lynchburg's airport, train station or bus station or the Roanoke airport must complete the online registration form at  If your travel plans change, please call the Transportation office at (434) 592-3640 to arrange for your new pick-up time within 24 hours. Reservations must be made 72 hours prior to the date of travel.

QuestionsEmail your Graduate Admissions Counselor  -  or call Leah King  (434) 592-7212

If you arrive on campus before August 23, 2017, please report to the Office of International Student Services (DeMoss Hall, room 2232), which is open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. (434) 592-4118.

Please call (434) 592-6486 if you arrive after office hours starting August 20, 2017.

We are looking forward to having you here for the fall semester!