International Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Tour of Campus

  • Tour of the Jerry Falwell Library: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2003) 8:15 a.m.
  • Tour of Liberty's Campus: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2003) 9:15 a.m.

Walmart Trip

  • Location: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2003)
  • 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 international@liberty.edu.

Thursday, August 25, 2016

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 26, 2016

Graduate Student Check-in  (Mandatory)

  • Location: Williams Stadium, Third Floor
  • Time: 9:30 a.m.  - 11:00 a.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 24, 2016 as possible.

Students living in campus housing who arrive prior to August 24, 2016 may stay in campus housing at a cost of $15/day (with approval from housing@liberty.edu),  and regular food service obtained by completing Financial Check-in is available starting Thursday August 25, 2016 with lunch. (Meals are at your own expense, prior to Thursday August 25, 2016) Local restaurants are also available, at which students may pay and eat.

Please call (434) 592-6486 if you arrive after office hours starting August 21, 2016.


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 www.liberty.edu/transportation.  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 make 72 hours prior to the date of travel.

Mikayla Parlos      (434) 582-7086

QuestionsEmail your Graduate Admissions Counselor

If you arrive on campus before August 24, 2016, please report to the Office of International Student Services (DeMoss Hall, room 2003), 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 21, 2016.

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