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Arrival and Transition Resources

Accepted international students

All international students in F-1 status and exchange students are required to attend orientation. Please visit the Orientation page for all orientation information and dates.

We look forward to welcoming you to Boston in August! Please access the below list of resources as soon as possible and check back for more resources throughout the summer.

Arriving on campus

Please read your MassArt emails daily and pay special attention to emails about MassArt Orientation. The events of orientation are designed to welcome you to and prepare you for your first few weeks at MassArt. In addition to the orientation info, here are a few resources for you to become familiar with before arriving: 

culture shock

Get ready for culture shock! Every student experiences culture shock, or cultural adjustment, differently. Here are two short videos to help you understand and successfully move through your cultural adjustment:

other resources