Welcome Week

Welcome to St. Thomas--times two!

1. International Student Welcome Week - Monday-Friday, August 26-30

Monday, August 26:  Arrival & Move-In Day
  • Recommended arrival date for new international students (learn about your first stop)
  • Residence hall move-in for new undergraduate international students living on campus
All Week:  International Student Orientation and Social Activities
  • Click here for Orientation information
  • To learn about social activities, pick up your welcome packet at your SEVIS check-in appointment with International Student Services!
    • Group shopping trips
    • A "borrowing closet" (free clothes and room furnishings)
    • An ice cream social
    • ...and various fun group activities

2. St. Thomas Fall Welcome - Saturday, August 31 - end of September

A full schedule of Fall Welcome activities will be published by Campus Life as September approaches.

Fall Welcome activities typically include:
  • Group shopping trips
  • Free meals
  • Dance parties
  • Movies
  • Sports events
  • T-shirt giveaways
  • A parade ("March Through The Arches")
  • ...and more!