New Undergraduate Global Students

Welcome!


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Welcome to Biola University! We are excited you have chosen to be part of our community! Here in Global Student Programs and Development, we hope to make your transition to Biola University as smooth as possible. In order to do so, as a new undergraduate student we ask that you complete the following steps:

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Step 1: HOUSING


Please complete your Housing Application to request Biola Housing as soon as possible. If you need instructions on how to complete the application, you can find that information on the Biola Housing website. If you planning on commuting, you can submit a request to live off-campus.

Incoming Residents can check-in Monday, January 23, 2017 through Friday, January 27 between 9am-4:30pm at the Housing Office (Student Services Building).

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Step 2: New Global Student ORIENTATION


Take part in this required Orientation especially designed for new Global Students, which includes international students, MKs and TCKs. This orientation is FREE, but you must register for it by January 18, 2017. Click here to register: New Global Student Orientation Spring 2017.

Wednesday, January 25 2017

Location: Talbot East 107 (map bldg #45)
All times listed Pacific Standard Time

9:00am
Welcome and Intros (International Admissions and GSPD)
9:30am
Services and Emergencies (GSPD)
10:30am
Immigration Services (Immigration Team)
11:30am
Question and Answers (GSPD)
12:00pm
Lunch together in the Cafeteria (GSPD Student leaders)
1:30pm
English Placement Exam for those taking it. (English)
1:30pm
Campus Tours for those not taking it (GSPD Student leaders)

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6:00pm
Dinner in the Cafeteria (GSPD Leaders)
7:00pm
SOS event (Student Transitions Team)