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 15, 2018,  are mandatory for all F-1 and J-1 students. Students on other temporary visa types are more welcome to attend! 

Please check out the schedule (Tentative) for fall 2018 here. 

What to Expect 

iWOW Sign-up Form 

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 August 15, 2018, 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 this policy please contact the International Services and Recruitment Coordinator Ms. Ruby Cheng at or the International Student Advisor Mr. Sean Milton at  

Fall 2018 Schedule (Tentative) 

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