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** Resources for New & Returning International Students**

**Travel Advisory- Entering the United States**

The University will be closed for winter break from Friday, December 23, 2022 through Monday, January 2, 2023. Normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST) will resume Tuesday, January 3, 2023.

January International Student Orientation- Self Paced Online
January SPEAK Test
January Welcome Reception for Graduate & International Students
January Undergraduate Freshman Monarch Orientation
January Graduate Teaching Assistantship Institute (GTAI)
January Undergraduate Transfer Monarch Orientation
January 7 Spring Classes Begin
January 9 English Language Center classes begin
January 16 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday, no classes
January Last day to register for classes
March 6-11 Spring Holiday, no classes
April 24 Spring Classes end
April 25 Reading Day
April 26 - May 3 Final Exams

Main check in begins Monday, August 8, 2022 through Tuesday, September 6, 2022 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Not all events are applicable, dates may be subject to change, visit VISA office, Welcome to ODU Events, Undergraduate Schedule of Events, & Graduate Schedule of Events, and Academic Calendar for additional schedule details.

August 15 New International Student Orientation, online self paced
August 15 New Graduate Student Orientation, online self-paced
August 22 SPEAK Test
August 22 Institutional TOEFL Test
August 23 Undergraduate Transfer Monarch Orientation
August 25-26 Graduate Teaching Assistantship Institute (GTAI)
August 25 Undergraduate Freshman Monarch Orientation
August 27 Fall classes begin (most students begin Monday, August 29)
August 29 English Language Center classes begin
September 5 Labor Day Holiday- University closed, no classes
September 7 Last day to register for classes
September 13 UNITY Block Party
November 23 - 27 Thanksgiving Holiday- University closed, no classes
December 9 Fall classes end
December 10 - 16 Final exams