Pre-Orientation Programs

Orientation Services is proud to partner with departments across the IWU campus to facilitate additional orientation programs designed to engage specific student populations in meaningful discussions and build early connections. Students participating in Pre-Orientation programs move-in a few days before Turning Titan (Fall Orientation). These pre-orientation programs facilitate student engagement and learning to develop specific skills and introduce students to relevant resources at IWU. We hope you are able to join us in one of these exciting programs!



(Sunday, 8/20/23 - Tuesday, 8/22/23, Prior Turning Titan)

IMPACT (Influencing and Maximizing Positive Academic and Campus Transitions) is an optional orientation program and is geared towards multicultural students. The goal of IMPACT is to assist students with their transition to IWU and provide an opportunity to meet new and returning students, engage in interactive programming, tour campus and become familiar with key campus areas, meet other new and returning students, faculty and administrators.  

Click here to register for IMPACT.

To learn more about and/or attend the program, please contact the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at


International Student Pre-Orientation

(Thursday, 8/17/23 - Monday, 8/21/23 Prior Turning Titan)

International Student Pre-Orientation is an orientation program designed to introduce incoming international students to their new home on IWU campus and the Bloomington-Normal community through interactive sessions and engaging activities.

No registration required. The required move-in date this year is on August 15, 2023, and the program will take place from August 17 - August 21. 

International Student Pre-Orientation is mandatory for all incoming international students with F and J visas sponsored by the university. Other students with an international affiliation who want to participate in Pre-O must reach out to the International Office no later than June 1, 2023.

For more information, visit the IWU International Office webpage or email