International Student Orientation (ISO)

ISO is a mandatory pre-orientation program which provides UM undergraduate international students (new and transfer) with an opportunity to learn about support services and programs available to you through ISSS, immigration rules you must follow to study at UM, academic expectations in the U.S., and the UM Code of Conduct.

ISO will take place on Tuesday, August 18 in the Whitten Learning Center, Room 130, located on 5150 Brunson Drive, UM Coral Gables Campus.  ISO will start promptly at 9:30 am and conclude at 1:00 pm.  Please arrive on time.

If you are new to the U.S. and Miami please refer to the following slide shows for insider information:

TIP: To view the presentations, please click view slideshow and make certain your audio is on.

Who should not attend ISO?

1) Study Abroad students should attend the Study Abroad Office’s Exchange Student Orientation.  For dates, time, and location, contact the Study Abroad Office at or visit their website at

2) Parents who plan to accompany their son or daughter to the U.S. should attend the New Student Orientation for Parents.  For Parent Orientation check-in dates, time, and location, contact the  Department of Orientation at or visit their website at