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August 21-24, 2017

The orientation program for new international undergraduate, graduate and exchange students who enroll in fall 2017 will begin:


August 21, 2017
9 a.m.
Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m.
Alumni Memorial Union, second floor
(campus map)

This comprehensive orientation program (August 21-24) is planned to help you make a great start at Marquette. It is also a fun opportunity to meet other new students from around the world. A printed schedule will be distributed to all students on the first day of orientation.

Download the orientation schedule:

Please note that some sessions related to maintaining your visa status and health insurance will be mandatory for students with J-1 and F-1 visa status.


The English Placement test will be administered to new undergraduate, degree-seeking students on the second day of orientation. You will be notified at orientation whether or not you need to take this test. For more information about the English Placement Test and Marquette’s English as a Second Language Program please visit the Next Steps page.


Marquette University

Marquette is a Catholic, Jesuit university in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with an enrollment of nearly 12,000 students, more than 700 of whom are international students. Seeking a transformational education, they come from 68 countries — from Canada to China, from Mexico to Malaysia, and everywhere in between.