All students must register for International Student Orientation (ISO).

As part of ISO, a Pre-orientation is mandatory for all incoming international students, including undergraduate, graduate, and ALCI students.

Students will receive an email with a link to access Pre-orientation materials and take online quizzes. Pre-orientation quizzes must be taken and completed during the following time periods:

Fall 2013

  • Link emailed in July
  • Quizzes completed by Friday, August 23

Spring 2014

  • Link emailed in December
  • Quizzes completed by Monday, January 6

Other ISO Dates

  • Link emailed two weeks before
  • Complete quizzes before ISO starts

Successful completion of Pre-orientation helps students get a head start on their APU education. All quizzes must be completed in order to clear the hold on your account during ISO.

Pre-orientation topics include:

  • Maintaining your immigration status
  • Arriving in Azusa
  • Living in Azusa
  • Navigating APU
  • All about APU
  • Immunizations and health insurance
  • What to expect—Early Arrival Week, ISO, Testing, International Beginnings, and Ohana Groups
  • And International Student Services programs

For more information about Pre-orientation, please email