International Orientation

Fall 2020 Orientation: 13-14 August 2020

New international students are required to attend a mandatory orientation. By attending International Orientation, you will complete several important tasks on campus as part of your arrival and registration process. You will also receive important materials and information that will help you during your time at Duquesne. We have several fun activities planned for Orientation and the weekend that follows. You will receive a more detailed schedule when you arrive at Orientation. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

During Orientation You Will:

  • Meet other new students and the Cultural Ambassadors
  • Learn more about immigration, class registration, and student services
  • Meet with on-campus departments and resources
  • Speak with various service providers from the city of Pittsburgh, including phone companies, banks, and transportation providers
  • Explore Duquesne's campus and the neighborhoods of Pittsburgh
  • Go shopping for dorm essentials
  • Enjoy fun activities on and off campus!

Other Information

We strongly advise you to review and complete the Health Services requirements before arriving to campus. Log into the Student Portal to review and upload the required documents. Students must submit these documents before registering for classes. Health Services Student Portal Instructions

If you have concerns about arriving to campus on time for the start of Fall 2020 semester, please contact

Join Us on Zoom to Prepare for Your Arrival!

Are you getting excited about coming to Duquesne? Do you have questions about how to prepare for your visa interview or want to learn more about what to expect?

Please register using the links and join the webinars below to have your questions answered! 

Wednesday, May 6th, 9AM EST - Preparing for your visa interview

Thursday, May 14th, 9AM EST - Pittsburgh, America's most live-able city! 

Wednesday, May 27th, 9AM EST - Pre-arrival information 

Thursday, June 4th, 9AM EST - Preparing for your visa interview

Wednesday, June 24th, 9AM EST - Ask a Student: Life at Duquesne

Thursday, July 9th, 9AM EST - Pre-arrival information

Thursday, July 16th, 9AM EST - Ask a Student: What to Pack

Note: All webinars are scheduled for 9AM EST.  The time is 8AM in Colombia, 10AM in Argentina and Brazil, 1PM in Ghana, 2PM in Nigeria, 3PM in Germany, Spain, and Italy, 6:30PM in India and Sri Lanka, 8PM in Vietnam, and 9PM in China, Malaysia, and Indonesia.