2024 International Orientation

In addition to the New Student Orientation, Harvey Mudd requires that you participate in the New International Student and Scholar Orientation (NISSO).

NISSO occurs before the college’s own new student orientation, to assure that students have the chance to participate and get acclimated to the campus before all students arrive.

Important Information About New International Student and Scholar Orientation (NISSO)

NISSO 2024 Dates

Virtual Modules Begin: July 29 –Aug. 2, 2024
NISSO Move-In: August 15, 2024

*NISSO Programming: Aug. 15–21, 2024 *Students will be moving into their residence halls. 

Meals will be provided starting the evening of Aug. 15. A full schedule will be sent out to students in July. All events are subject to change.

NISSO programming will consist of workshops covering topics ranging from staying in status, USA 101, academic support, health insurance, career support and more. There will also be social events such as outings with our Summer Institute participants and other 5C international students. 

NISSO is required for all incoming international students and scholars with a F-1 or J-1 visa who will begin study in fall 2024 at Harvey Mudd College. Third-culture students are also encouraged to apply, however, space will be prioritized to visa-holding students.

Click here to register for NISSO 2024! (Link Coming Soon!)

Registration will close on TBD.  

For questions about New International Student and Scholar Orientation please email dso@hmc.edu.