Prepare for Westmont
Congratulations on your decision to attend Westmont! In order to make the transition smoother, we've provided some important information that is relevant to you as an incoming student, as well as info. that is specific to you as an international student. We've also included some info. that we hope you'll find helpful as you prepare to embark on your Westmont adventure. We can't wait to meet you. Welcome to Westmont.
International students are invited to participate in both International Orientation and New Student Orientation.
Begin by visiting the Before you Arrive page and completing the items listed there.
Specific to international students:
- Get health insurance
- Get required immunizations
- Obtain F1 visa
- Register for International Orientation
- If your parents will be with you during Orientation events, encourage them to register for Parent Orientation
Optional (but we think will be very helpful!) info.:
- How to get to campus from airport or train station
- Explore the Orientation Schedules below
- View the dorm room layouts here
- Get a head start:
Below are links to last year's International Student Orientation schedule, last year's All New Student Orientation schedule, as well as highlights of this Fall's International Student Orientation Schedule. Please feel free to look at these--to whet your appetite as you prepare for life at Westmont.
Speaking of preparing yourself, mark your calendars for Monday, August 21st 2017; this is the date you get to move into your dorm room!
Remember, International Student Orientation begins on Monday, August 21st and goes through Thursday, August 24th. (All international students are required to attend; this should be an extremely helpful time for you all!)
Directly following International Student Orientation is New Student Orientation, Thursday, August 24th - Sunday, August 27th. (All new students are required to attend).
And directly following that, your FIRST semester at Westmont begins!
Please let us know if you have any questions.