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Mandatory Orientation

A thorough pre-departure orientation is an essential part of your preparation to study abroad. The mandatory TnCIS orientation for all programs will be held Saturday, April 6, 2019, from 12:00 - 4:00 PM Central Time. The location of the orientation will be at Nashville State Community College. The address is 120 White Bridge Rd, Nashville, TN 37209. Contact TnCIS at if you have any questions. 

When should I arrive for the orientation?
Students should arrive no later than 12:45 pm CDT to check in for the orientation. Check in will take place in the Student Services S Building beginning at 11:30 am until 12:45 pm CDT. Parking is open and available in the Back Parking Lot. See driving directions and campus map links below for building and parking locations.
Google Driving Directions to the NSCC Main Campus
Download Campus Map (PDF)
When does orientation begin?
After checking in, all students should proceed to their program specific orientation classroom between 12:30 – 12:45 pm CDT. Classroom information and a campus map will be given to you at check in. The orientation will begin promptly at 1:00 pm and end at 4:00 pm CDT.
Can my parent / family members attend?
There is limited seating in each classroom, but yes, you can bring one other person with you to the orientation. Student participants will be given preference for seating, but guests can also attend the orientation if additional seats are available.
Are lunch options available on campus?
No. There is no open cafeteria on the Nashville State Community College campus. There are multiple restaurants in the area. Please check Google Maps for options near the campus if you need to stop for lunch before the meetings.

According to Tennessee Board of Regents policy, ALL students must attend this orientation. 
Please reserve the date.