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International Parent Welcome and Orientation

Parent reviews material with new studentWelcome International Parents!

International Student & Scholar Services is partnering with the Parent & Family Programs and Orientation & Transition Experiences to give international parents an opportunity to get to know the University of Minnesota with other international parents.

Please note, these sessions are a supplement to the OTE Parent Orientation, and we recommend parents register for the Parent Orientation in addition to IPoP/CHIPoP. There is no additional charge for these sessions.

International Parent Orientation Program (IPoP)

Tuesday, August 21

International parents are invited to join ISSS on Tuesday, August 21 for a half-day International Parent Orientation Program (IPoP). The program will address any international student and parent related questions.

For more information or to register: Email; we can respond in different languages, if needed.

Chinese International Parent Orientation Program (CHIPoP)

Thursday, August 23

Chinese-speaking international parents are invited to join a one-day alternative Chinese International Parent Orientation Program (CHIPoP) orientation session. This orientation is delivered in Chinese language and addresses specific questions and concerns of Chinese parents.

To register: Email