International Students

The Center for International Programs (CIP) is the primary contact and point of service for all international students at UD.  However, New Student Programs (NSP) and CIP work together to help welcome and orient new first-year international students.  Knowing your international student classification is key to understanding which orientation experiences you are required to attend.  All international students who are classified as first-time undergraduate, first-year student (Freshmen) are required to attend NSO in addition to any other transition programs required by CIP.  For your convenience the chart below has been provided to help clarify New Student Programs and Center for International Programs' orientation attendance requirements.

UD Department & Mandatory Programs 
Classification
Bridges (CIP)
NSO (NSP)
Transfer Orientation (NSP)
First-year (Freshmen) REQUIRED REQUIRED NOT REQUIRED
First-year (Transfer) REQUIRED NOT REQUIRED REQUIRED
IEP IEP ORIENTATION REQUIRED NOT REUQIRED; ONLINE ORIENTATION ENCOURAGED NOT REQUIRED
Recent IEP Graduate (undergraduate) REQUIRED NOT REUQIRED REQUIRED
Exchange REQUIRED ENCOURAGED NOT REQUIRED
Graduate Student REQUIRED NOT REQUIRED NOT REQUIRED
Recent IEP Graduate (Graduate)  REQUIRED NOT REQUIRED NOT REQUIRED

Select Your Classification

First-year International Student (non IEP):
  • Click the First-year Student link below to learn more about NSO

First-year Student link 

TRANSFER INTERNATIONAL STUDENT (NON IEP):
  • Click the Transfer Student link below to learn more about your orientation options

Transfer Student link 

All Other International Students:
  • If you are classified as an IEP, Exchange, or Graduate Student click the International Student link in the blue box on the right to be directed to CIP's website.  
Not Sure of your International Classification: