COVID-19 Updates:

Orientation & Check-In

Students waiting in line at check-in


Before You Arrive

We look forward to welcoming you at the University of Cincinnati! Before you get here, make sure to:

  • take our online orientation and begin completing the pre-arrival checklist in iBearcatsGlobal
  • check out our travel tips to get ready for your trip to the U.S.
  • see the FAQ for some common questions and answers

See you soon!


Upon Arrival


All students will check-in by completing the pre-arrival checklist in iBearcatsGlobal. In addition, students will need to attend any other events that apply to them, such as:

  • the undergraduate new student orientation,
  • new international graduate student conference, or
  • onboarding for graduate assistants.

Undergraduate Bearcats Bound New Student Orientation (Freshmen)

  • August 17, 2020 (all day)
  • August 18, 2020 (all day)

New International Undergraduate Student Welcome

  • August 20, 2020 (9:00am - 12:00pm)

Onboarding (I-9 Employment Verification) for Graduate Assistants

Students will be scheduled for 1 hour.

  • August 21, 2020

New International Graduate Student Welcome

  • August 19, 2020 (9:00am - 1:00pm)