New International Student Orientation

Welcome to UAMS!  We are so excited that you have chosen to study with us.  New International Student Orientation will be held on Monday, August 7th, 2017.

Fall 2017 New International Student Orientation - August 7, 2017

9:00 a.m.Check-in and BreakfastI Dodd Wilson 105 A/B
9:15 amWelcome and IntroductionsI Dodd Wilson 105 A/BAllyson Douglass
9:30 a.m.Fact or Fiction?I Dodd Wilson 105 A/BAllyson Douglass
10:15 a.m.Employment and F-1 StatusI Dodd Wilson 105 A/BUAMS HR Immigration Services, Allyson Douglass
10:30 a.m.Immigration Pointers while at UAMSI Dodd Wilson 105 A/BAllyson Douglass
11:15 a.m.Graduate Student ReflectionI Dodd Wilson 105 A/BCurrent students at UAMS talk about their experiences while studying in their programs.
12:00 p.m.Lunch on your own on campus
1:00 p.m.Visit to Social Security OfficeOff CampusInternational Friendship Outreach volunteers


We will be in I Dodd Wilson, 1st Floor, Room 114 A/B.   You can see the campus map with the location starred here.


War Memorial Stadium Shuttle stops are marked with an ‘X’ in the stadium parking area. Shuttles run from the Stadium to campus every 15 minutes.

Once on campus, your shuttle stop will be Education Building Two (ED II) on Hooper Drive (campus map). Enter through the doors of ED II and walk straight through to the doors exiting outside. Turn to the left and the adjacent building is the College of Public Health.

Orientation Session

  • Topics regarding immigration at the beginning of study and throughout the duration of study will be covered during this session.
  • Human Resources – Immigration Services will be on hand to discuss the steps needed to be able to work on campus and receive your pay.

If you have any questions regarding this session please contact Allyson Douglass at 501-686-5456 or