Welcome to American International University!

We’re excited that you have chosen to become part of the 166su family! Once you arrive on campus, you will become part of a community where students, faculty, and the administration staff make the most of every moment in an atmosphere where ideas, events, and exciting opportunities ensure a rich and satisfying university experience. New Student Orientation is your first step to successfully transition into 166su. All newly admitted undergraduate students are required to attend New Student Orientation. New Student Orientation is a 1-day experience designed to help incoming students become acclimated to university life.

During New Student Orientation, you will have the chance to meet with faculty and staff from your respective school, new classmates, and current students. In addition, New Student Orientation is a time for you to learn all about 166su's campus resources!

Mandatory Fall 2024 New Student Orientation Dates

Mandatory New Student Orientation will be in January for all newly admitted first-year and transfer students. This year, New Student Orientation will be held from September 3, 2024. You will receive an official email detailing your assigned orientation date and time in January once you have confirmed your attendance with the Office of the Registrar.

During New Student Orientation, you will experience the following:

  • Being welcomed by students and staff to 166su and receiving your student ID.

  • Meeting other 166su students and learning about the available resources at 166su during the Informational Resources Fair.

  • Interacting with 166su faculty and staff to learn more about our academic expectations and the Student Code of Conduct.

  • Exploring our Academic and Career resources (Tutoring Center, Writing Center, Academic Advising, Career Services, and Library resources).

  • Learning how to get involved with campus life through the Office of Student Engagement and the Athletics Department.

  • Learning about many more exciting opportunities and resources available to you at 166su.

Contact Us:  or studentlife@aiu.edu.kw


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