Pre-Departure Orientation

Pre-Departure Orientation

Fulbright Greece offers an online Pre-Departure Orientation (PDO) every June. This informational session is for undergraduate and graduate bound students who are about to begin their studies in the United States.

The PDO includes presentations by students currently studying in the United States, Fulbright scholars and educational advisors and deal with a variety of topics on US education and culture.  It is an invaluable session before students depart to the United States.

What this is: A session that will better prepare you for the educational and cultural experience that lies ahead for you in the U.S.A.
Who is eligible to participate: If you have been accepted to a U.S. undergraduate or graduate program starting in 2025-2026 then you are eligible to participate.
What is covered: Almost everything needed to make this a smooth transition and a profitable experience for you

Student Visas and SEVIS
Cultural Adjustment and American Culture
Financial Matters & Housing
Practical Things to Know
Making this a Great Educational Experience
and much more!

Date: Thursday, June 26, 2025
Time: 4:00 - 6:00 pm local time Athens (EEST) UCT+3

An Online Zoom Meeting
Students who register successfully will receive a Zoom Meeting link two days prior to the session

Registration period: May 19 - June 20, 2025

Terms of Use: Please note that your contact information (email, name and university/college) will be distributed among student participants at the Pre-Departure Session for networking and support purposes. No identifiable information will be disclosed to a third party by Fulbright Greece and is for internal statistical purposes only. Your name and email may be used for future communications through our office.  By submitting the above information you have read and accepted our Terms & Conditions/Privacy Statement