International Welcome and Orientation Week (iWOW)


Congratulations on your acceptance for studies at the University of Colorado Colorado Springs! We are excited to welcome you to our beautiful campus! 

Our iWOW (International Welcome and Orientation Week) is a special series of events designed to provide you with information and tools necessary to navigate your new home as smoothly as possible. This is an exciting week-long program, but please be aware that the sessions on Wednesday, August 19, 2020 are mandatory for all F-1 and J-1 students. Students on other temporary visa types are more than welcome to attend! The IWOW check in will be at 8:30 am sharp. Please don't be late.

iWOW Registration Form 

IWOW Fall 2020 Schedule will be out soon. 

What to Expect 

Location: UCCS Kraemer Family Library APSE 2nd floor 

Immigration Session 

All international students must attend the SEVIS reporting session to fulfill requirements for their U.S. visa. Please make your arrangements to arrive on campus prior to Wednesday, August 19, 2020 so that you can fully attend and participate in this required day. 

NOTE:  If you have done orientation at UCCS before, please understand that information about UCCS and international student regulations is updated every semester and year, and your proper reporting and attendance are needed for compliance with U.S. regulations and for your own awareness.

For questions about orientation, please contact the International Enrollment Program Director, Asian Pacific Region, Ms. Ruby Cheng at 


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