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Welcome to the River Region!

The 2-day International Family Orientation Program (IFOP) is for spouses and dependents ages 18 and up. The program covers need-to-know information for your time in the U.S., like car seat regulations, healthcare, and severe weather preparation. IFOP also introduces you to local volunteers and other international spouses to build lasting friendships

IFOP is offered twice per year; you may attend one or both sessions:

  • IFOP Session 1: 16-17 June 2020, 0900-1200 daily (childcare is offered for infants 12 months and under only)

    • International Family Day: 18 June 2020, 0830-1300​

  • IFOP Session 2: 18-19 August 2020, 0900-1200 daily (childcare is offered for children ages 4 and under)


Orientation Registration