Arriving to Defiance College

International Students

When to Arrive
Orientation will be held before classes begin.
Students must arrive to campus no more than forty-eight (48) hours before Orientation.
   - Due to housing and school policies the 48-hour rule must be followed.
   - If you arrive to campus early, you will be responsible for the cost of all meals, lodging, etc.

Please notify the International Office with all travel itinerary details.  If changes occur to your travel itinerary, please notify the International Admissions Office immediately.

Air Transportation
   - Complete travel itinerary, including all stops and layovers
   - Travel dates and times
   - Airlines, flight numbers

Ground Transportation
   - Complete travel itinerary, including all stops and layovers
   - Bus terminal or train depot arrival location
   - Travel dates and times 


The following destinations should be chosen if you will need Defiance College to provide transportation to campus:
   - Airports – Toledo, OH; Fort Wayne, IN; or Detroit, MI
   - Bus Stations – Toledo, OH
   - Train Stations – Toledo, OH

We look forward to having you become a member of the Defiance College Family.  If we can be of any assistance to you please contact:

Brenda Averesch
Assistant Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
419-783- 2352


Mercedes Clay
Director of Intercultural Relations