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Forge International New Student Orientation

All new UCO international students are required by the U.S. immigration law to attend the UCO Forge International New Student Orientation. During the Forge International New Student Orientation, you will have the opportunity to learn about health insurance, safety, banking, cultural adjustment, transportation, as well as organizational involvement. You will also get to meet different campus and communication organizations that will assist with your new life at UCO. In addition, a free meal will be provided and the opportunity to win great prizes, such as iPods, bicycles, computer accessories, gift cards and more. Prior to orientation, download the OGA cell phone app

Register for Orientation


Spring 2024 Orientation 

1-6 p.m.
Friday, Jan. 19, 2024
Nigh University Center, Ballrooms (Third Floor)

Orientation Schedule

  • 12:30 p.m., Doors Open/Meet the Office of Global Affairs team
  • 1 p.m., Welcome/Remarks
  • 1:30 p.m., Fight Song
  • 1:35 p.m., Insurance
  • 2:05 p.m., Alma Matter
  • 2:10 p.m., IT Training
  • 2:40 p.m., Resource Fair/Break
  • 3:20 p.m., Immigration Session
  • 4:15 p.m., Plagiarism/How to Succeed as an International Student
  • 4:45 p.m., Closing Announcements/ISC and UCOSA Speech/Raffle
  • 5:30 p.m., Dinner with Associations