Georgia Tech, including the Office of International Education (OIE), is closed December 24th - December 28th 2018, and January 1st 2019. OIE will be open on December 31st. OIE will reopen on January 2nd and ISSS will resume regular walk-in advising hours for all international students and scholars. Walk-in advising will be available on Wednesday, January 2 from 1pm- 4pm.

Last date for Fall 2018 International Students and Scholars walk-in advising:
Thursday, Dec. 20 from 1-4 p.m.

No International Students and Scholars walk-in advising available:
Friday, December 21 and Monday, December 31

If you are an international student or scholar with an emergency (not related to international student travel documents) that needs attention during the time the Institute is closed, please contact the Georgia Tech Campus Police at 404-894-2500. They will be able to connect you to the Dean of Students on duty.

The orientation requirements for GT Exchange and Study/Work Abroad programs are as follows:

  1. Complete the Online Pre-Departure Orientation for Exchange
  2. Attend an Intercultural Communication Orientation (Summer excused)
  3. Attend a Health and Safety Orientation for Exchanges

This online orientation gives an overview of the policies and procedures related to participating in a GT exchange program. Students are responsible for reviewing the following handouts:


    If you have questions:
    Contact OIE: Savant Building – Suite 211;; Tel: 404-894-7475