International Orientation Welcome International Students! All new international students including transfer students must attend their respective international orientation program. This will be a great opportunity for you to meet other new international students, returning international students, American students, staff and faculty at Hamline. The program is designed to help you acclimate to life in the United States, Minnesota and Hamline. The program includes information on visas, social security, campus resources, campus employment, counseling and health services, and health insurance. orientation information International student orientation is run out of the International and Off-Campus Programs office. Orientation is mandatory and helps incoming students acclimate and feel more at home at Hamline. More information and resources for admitted international students can be found at the international student resources website.