International Graduate Student Orientation

Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Walmart Trip

  • Location: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2232)
  • Time: 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Welcome Dinner

  • Location: DeMoss Hall, Grand Lobby.
  • Time: 5:00 p.m.
  • Ice Cream Social: Academic Lawn, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Please make a reservation via

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Graduate International Students Orientation and SEVIS Regulations (Mandatory)

  • Location: Grand Lobby (DeMoss Hall, 2nd floor)
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. (Light breakfast and lunch will be provided)
  • Required Items: Bring your stamped travel documents (I-20, I-94 and passport)

Tour of Campus

  • Tour of Liberty's campus: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2232) 2:30 p.m.
  • Tour of Jerry Falwell Library: Meet at the International Student Center (Demoss 2232) 4:30 p.m.


Sunday August 26, 2018

Graduate Induction Dinner  (Mandatory)

  • Location: Alumni Ballroom - Montview Student Union
  • Time: 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
  • Visit The Graduate School webpage for information on the Graduate Induction Dinner.

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Early Arrival Information for Students Living On Campus

Students should plan to arrive as close to Wednesday, August 22, 2018 as possible.

Students approved to live on campus who arrive between Sunday, August 19, 2018 and Monday, August 20, 2018 may stay in campus housing (only if age 24 and younger) at a cost of $15/day (Early Arrival Form is located in your ASIST and must be completed prior to arrival on campus), Students who arrive prior to Sunday, August 19, 2018 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 (after 5 pm) starting August 19, 2018.

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 or Sarah Landis (434) 582-3551

If you arrive on campus before August 19, 2018, 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 19, 2018.

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


International Student Services Hours

8 a.m.–5 p.m. EST

Closed major holidays

Contact us: (434) 592-4118 - future students - current students



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