The Office of International Programs receives and processes initial applications from international students / scholars, and issues immigrations papers for their visa applications. After the students / scholars arrive on campus, the Office assists them in their social and academic growth, as well as providing advice on US immigration rules and regulations.
August 14th - 18th: New Student Orientation Week
August 21st - Fall classes begin
September 4th - Labor Day Potluck & Pizza Party from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. at the International House. Bring some food to the party to share with friends! Beef, pepperoni and veggie pizza is provided. Games and activities to follow!
September 23rd - Topeka City Tour ($5 charge) from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. We’ll visit the Farmers Market, tour the Capitol, have lunch at a downtown Chinese restaurant, drive by the Governor’s Mansion, and visit the Historical Society.
October 4th - Moon Cake and Tea Party from 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. at the International House. Come celebrate the Chinese Mid-Autumn festival. Free tea and mooncakes while gazing at the full moon.
October 14th - Kansas City Shopping Trip ($5 charge) from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Shopping trip to Legends. All day shopping and lunch at Kansas City's largest shopping area.
October 21st - Washburn's Homecoming Parade, Game, and Tailgate Party. Meet behind the Village at 9:00 am (coffee and tea will be served). Wear traditional or Washburn clothes and show your WU pride!
November 4th - Topeka Friendship Network (TFN) Ranch Party from 5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Come roast hot dogs and marshmallows and sing songs by the campfire.
November 11th - Kansas City Tour ($5 charge) from 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Day trip to Kansas City to visit the famous Nelson Atkins Art Museum and do some shopping at the Country Club Plaza.
November 15th - Application deadline for Spring Semester admission.
December 15th - Fall classes end.