Congratulations on your acceptance to Washburn!

The Office of International Programs (OIP) advises and supports over 175 international students from over 35 different countries, and these students play a very vital role on our campus. We’re so glad that you’ve chosen WU, and are excited to welcome you to our campus!

Orientation Information

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Online Pre-Arrival Orientation

  • To help you get ready for life in Topeka/at WU, you’ll complete an online pre-arrival orientation through Desire2Learn (D2L), Washburn’s online learning platform. You’ll receive information by email about accessing the online orientation.
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New Student Orientation Book

  • The New Student Orientation Book is another great resource for you and all the other new Washburn Ichabods!  Learn what an Ichabod is (check out page 3), the many support services available to you, and much, much more!
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On-Campus Orientation

  • Before the semester begins, you’ll participate in the on-campus orientation to help you adjust well to life at WU/in the US.
    You’ll learn about:
    Important immigration rules and university policies, health and safety on campus/in Topeka, navigating the campus and getting around Topeka, WU student support services and connecting with other WU students.

GET IN TOUCH WITH International Programs

Office of International Programs
1700 SW College Ave.
Topeka, KS 66621

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