See the World with The University of New Orleans

Incoming Exchange Students
(Students coming to UNO on exchange from abroad)

Important Dates and Information for Fall 2017 Students

  • Note: most of the official UNO dates and more can be found on the Registrar's web site
  • Note: as we have more information, dates will be added
  • Last day to pay university fees (4:30 PM): Friday, August 11, 2017
  • Late registration begins with $150 fee; Schedule adjustment period without fee penalty: Saturday, August 12, 2017
  • Fall 2017 arrival date: by August 13, 2017
  • Mandatory Orientation: Monday, August 14, 2017
  • Regular classes start; Schedule adjustment period (with $50 course change fee penalty) starts: August 16, 2017
  • Labor Day (University closed): September 4, 2017
  • Mid-Semester Exams: Monday-Friday, October 2 - 5, 2017
  • Fall Break (no classes): Thursday- Friday, October 12 - 13, 2017
  • Last day of Saturday classes: November 18, 2017
  • Thanksgiving Holiday (University closed): November 22 - 24, 2017
  • Last day of regular classes: December 1, 2017
  • Final examinations begin: December 6, 2017
  • Final examinations end: December 10, 2017 (You can access the final exam schedule ahead of time)

Getting Ready to Go back to your home country

  • Before you book your flight home, know your final exam schedule (see above). Once you know your class schedule, you can look up your final exam schedule (even now)!
  • Confirm with ISEP office that UNO will send your transcript back to your home institution.
  • Make sure the ISEP office knows your return plans. And if you need help in getting to the airport or wrapping things up, let us know and we'll help if we can.
  • Be sure to check with your institution's international office to confirm that your transcript was received and properly documented.

After You're Home Again

  • Once you're home, keep checking to make sure your official transcript ARRIVED at your home institution.
  • Keep in touch! Skype, Facebook, and email make communication easy. Send us pictures!
  • Tell your friends at your home University about UNO!
Helpful links for international students:

UNO Office of International Students and Scholars

The University of New Orleans • 2000 Lakeshore Drive, New Orleans, LA 70148
(504) 280-6000 • Toll-Free at (888) 514-4275