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Why Should You Attend Our Pre-departure Orientation?

Every year in June, over 2,500 students and parents attend the Dilip Oak’s Pre-departure Orientation program, one of the largest of its kind in India. Most of the Academy’s students who join universities in America and Canada (about a thousand or so annually) are first-time travellers.
The aim of this special orientation, conducted by our Founder-Director, Mr. Dilip Oak, is to provide our students crucial information and help related to travel, the various formalities and matters they have to deal with after they reach their universities. The orientation covers the following points:
What you need to carry
with you
Foreign exchange
Medical checks, insurance
and immunization
Port of entry
Campus life and
Job opportunities
after MS

You are also given ‘Get Set to Go’, a handbook by Mr.Dilip Oak that covers all these aspects in detail.

When is the next pre-departure orientation?

Currently no pre-departure orientation scheduled.
Open to all students joining US and Canadian universities for Fall 2023.
Parents are strongly recommended to attend the orientation.

Session Timings

On account of the large size of our audience, we will conduct the orientation in the following two sessions:
Session 1 (8:30 am to 10:30 am):
Students joining universities from A to S
and from Sa to So (e.g. San Diego State University, Southern Methodist University)
Session 2 (3:30 pm to 5:30 pm):
Students joining universities from T to Z
and from St to Sy (e.g. State University of New York - Buffalo, Syracuse University)
Arizona State University
Boston University
California State University, Chico
California State University, East Bay
California State University, Fullerton
California State University, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
California State University, Northridge
California State University, Sacramento
California State University, San Bernardino
Campbell School of Pharmacy, North Carolina
Carnegie Mellon University
Clemson University
Cleveland State University
College of Staten Island, New York
Colorado State University
Columbia University
Cornell University
DePaul University
Florida International University
Florida State University
George Washington University
Georgia Institute of Technology
Grand Valley State University
Hult Business School
Illinois Institute of Technology
Indiana University, Bloomington
Indiana University-Purdue University—Indianapolis
Iowa State University
Kent State University
Lamar University
Lawrence Technological University
Lehigh University
Long Island University
Michigan State University
Michigan Technological University
Middle Tennessee State University
Mississippi State University
Missouri University of Science & Technology
New Jersey Institute of Technology
New York School of Interior Design
New York University
North Carolina State University
Northeastern University
Northern Illinois University
Northwestern University
Ohio State University
Oklahoma State University
Old Dominion University
Pennsylvania State University
Polytechnic Institute of New York University
Portland State University
Purdue University
Rochester Institute of Technology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
San Diego State University
San Francisco State University
San Jose State University
State University of New York Institute of Technology, Utica
State University of New York, Albany
State University of New York, Binghamton
State University of New York, Buffalo
State University of New York, Stony Brook
Stevens Institute of Technology
Syracuse University
Tennessee Technological University
Texas A & M University, College Station
Texas A & M University, Kingsville
Texas State University
Texas Tech University
University of Alabama, Huntsville
University of Baltimore
University of Bridgeport
University of California, Davis
University of California, Irvine
University of California, Los Angeles
University of California, San Diego
University of California, Santa Cruz
University of Central Florida
University of Cincinnati
University of Colorado, Boulder
University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
University of Connecticut
University of Florida
University of Georgia
University of Houston, Clear Lake
University of Houston, Main Campus
University of Illinois, Chicago
University of Illinois, Springfield
University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign
University of Louisiana, Lafayette
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
University of Massachusetts, Boston
University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth
University of Massachusetts, Lowell
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
University of Michigan, Dearborn
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
University of Missouri, Kansas City
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
University of Nebraska, Omaha
University of Nevada, Las Vegas
University of New Mexico
University of North Carolina, Charlotte
University of North Dakota
University of North Texas, Denton
University of Pennsylvania
University of Pittsburgh
University of Rochester
University of South Florida
University of Southern California
University of Texas, Arlington
University of Texas, Austin
University of Texas, Dallas
University of Texas, San Antonio
You can collect the entry passes from the Academy. Call us for more details (020-67444222)

Download and submit the duly filled form at the academy or the event venue to collect your entry pass

We also conduct a similar pre-departure orientation for Germany.

Glimpses of Pre-departure Orientation 2023