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ISS Arrival Week


The ISS office offers many helpful opportunities and events during arrival week, before classes start. Our Quest events will help you make a smooth transition to ETSU, become more comfortable on campus, and learn important information that will help you become a successful student.

Quest opportunities include: 

  • Guided Tours of Campus- Take a tour of campus with an ETSU student. Learn about important locations and become acclimated to campus.
  • Welcome Lunches- Enjoy lunch with current ETSU students and other new international students.
  • ISS One-Stop Shop- receive help with important arrival tasks and learn important information, all in one location! stations include:
  1. Setting up a bank account
  2. Activating a SIM Card or purchasing a cellphone plan
  3. Learning about the University Health Center and setting up a TB Test appointment
  4. Getting a student ID card
  5. Learning about Johnson City public transportation
  6. Tutorials for ETSU applications and student systems
  7. Getting connected to other important university resources and offices 
  • ETSU Preview Day- Sign up for this full-day program to meet other new students, learn about the campus, and participate in fun welcome activities!
  • IBB Welcome Social- Meet new and returning IBB students, play games to get to know each other, and enjoy snacks before heading to an ETSU cookout together.

Questions about Quest for Success activities? Email:  

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