Spring 2018 New International Student Orientation

Orientation Fall 2017

The IPGE staff looks forward to welcoming you to Sacramento State!

All new students are advised to attend one of the following check-in days:

January 10 th or January 11 th 

Only one of the check-in days are required.  Please plan to attend one of these days as your documents will be received, campus tours will be available, as well as registration assistance.

Mandatory international student orientation will take place on Friday, January 12 th, 2017.

An overview of the orientation schedule will be provided to newly admitted students in December and available on this website so continue to check back for updates.

During orientation, you will receive information designed to help you become a successful F1 international student at Sacramento State. By the end of the week you will know about the university, your academics, advising and course registration procedures, international student immigration regulations, and campus services and facilities. You will meet many new students, make new friends and start making Sacramento your new home.

Please feel free to contact ISSS if you have any questions prior to your arrival. We look forward to welcoming you!

Alex Shigenaga, Coordinator of International Student and Scholar Services


  • Office Hours: 8 AM - 5 PM Pacific Standard Time
  • Location: Library 1001 (Next to Grumpy Mule Coffee) 
  • Phone:  (916) 278-6686