Welcome to Middlesex Community College!

We look forward to meeting you during international student orientation. International orientation is required of all new international students, and gives you time and information to successfully begin your studies at Middlesex. Below is a sampling of some of the orientation activities:


Welcome Session

January 19th from 10am – 1pm.
Lowell Campus, Cowan Center, Multicultural Center Room G-02

  • Meet our staff and participate in activities to get to know the other new international students as we start our time together.
  • Immigration Regulations: students will learn about the rules of maintaining their visa status and your rights and benefits on your non-immigrant status. 
  • MCC Resources - Learn about student support services and engagement activities
  • Campus Tour - Current students will show you where your classes are, places students most prefer to eat and hang out, and other important things so that you know how to get around our campus.

Adjusting to Life in the US
February 13th - 1:30
Lowell Campus Multicultural Center Room G-02 and Bedford Campus Multicultural Center - Campus Center - 2nd floor

Think about and discuss big US cultural values, how to adjust to living in a new country, and learn some quick ideas for daily life in the US.

Work Options Workshop
March 13th - 2:00-4:00pm - Lowell Campus - G-02 Multicultural Center or Zoom. 
Learn about work options for international students; for example, OPT, CPT, and student employment.

Last Modified: 2/20/24