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 International Students Orientation Program

Spring  2017 Orientation

March 13th- 18th

Admitted students CLICK HERE to register to attend this orientation


Note:  Intensive Summer ESL Course 2017 students please click here for Welcome Day information.

Fall 2017 orientation information will be posted soon. Please check back later.


Orientation Documents

(students will receive a copy of each of the handouts below at orientation)

 Orientation Schedule
Day Description Location
Monday, March 13 Check-in; AM Workshops/Information Sessions; PM placement testing TBA
Tuesday, March 14 AM Workshops/Information Sessions; PM placement testing TBA
Wednesday, March 15 AM Workshops/Information Sessions; PM placement testing TBA
Thursday, March 16 Placement Testing TBA
Friday, March 17 Counseling 50 Course- Day 1* TBA
Saturday, March 18 Counseling 50 Course- Day 2* TBA

* Counseling 50 (Introduction to College) is a 1 unit course for which students will be charged tuition.  New students will be assigned to a class at orientation check-in on Monday, March 13th and must attend the whole course (both days) to receive credit.

Placement Test
  • New students must take a Math and English/ESL placement test in order register for these classes or other classes with a math or English requirement.
  • You will be assigned a time to take the Math and English/ESL placement tests when you check in at orientation check-in on Monday, March 13th. Be prepared to take the placement tests during the orientation week.
  • Visit the Assessment Center website to learn more about the placement tests and view sample questions, or go to the Student Success Center's page Placement Test Preparation/Review to to take some practice tests.

 Registering for Classes

Registration will be open to new students on March 9th, before orientation.  It is important to begin registering for classes as soon as possible because they fill up quickly.  Review registration procedures and tips here:

Click HERE for Step By Step registration procedures and tips



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International Student Programs
De Anza College
21250 Stevens Creek BLVD
Cupertino, CA 95014
Tel. (408) 864-8826
Fax. (408) 864-5638

Last Updated: 2/16/17