International Student Services Orientation

"You @ KU" is a week-long orientation program that takes place each August (for students starting coursework in August), January (for students starting coursework in January), and June (for students starting coursework in June). It is designed to ease your transition in to the United States and the University of Kansas. Participants complete all required check-in's, enjoy fun social events, and become better acquainted with the University of Kansas.


All undergraduate students regardless of their immigration status and all graduate students in F-1 or J-1 status are required to participate in the You @ KU orientation. Please read below for exemptions.


ISS Orientation Coordinator (50% academic year, 100% summer)

The Graduate Assistant for International Student Orientation (Orientation Coordinator) will work under the primary supervision of the Associate Director for International Student Orientation and Programing in the Office of International Student Services (ISS) in planning and implementing the week-long orientation programs for new international students – known as “YOU at KU” -- prior to fall and spring semesters, with potential inclusion of the summer term.  Concurrent with the start of each academic term, including summer, ISS also conducts check-in processes for new international students.  This is a 12-month position with a 20 hour per week limit during fall and spring semesters and up to 40 hours during summer and the intersession between fall and spring terms.  The ISS office provides services for more than 2,100 international students representing over 100 different countries.  

Full position description

For the 2018-19 academic year, this position is unavailable


Emily Lee

Student Program Manager

International Student Services

1450 Jayhawk Blvd, 2 Strong Hall

(785) 864-3617



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