Reimagine Pre-arrival, Orientation, OPT, and Community Engagement

Homebase is an all-in-one platform that improves the international student and scholar experience and reduces the ISSS workload.

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Online Pre-Arrival and Orientation Platform

Reimagine Pre-arrival & Orientation

Homebase is an all-in-one platform that sets students and scholars up for success while reducing the workload on staff.

Online Pre-Arrival and Orientation Platform

Hear why universities love Homebase

100% of universities that implement Homebase continue with Homebase.

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Homebase is revolutionizing the way we prepare our students and scholars. We are meeting them where they need us to be rather than asking them to figure out our different systems. We’ve seen a large reduction in the number of questions we receive.
Geet Vanaik

Director, OISS

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Decrease in emails from scholars

Our students love how easy and engaging this is and that they can come back and finish it whenever they want. Overall, we’ve had a very positive experience.
Charlotte Roulet

Assistant Director, ISSS

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of students recommend Homebase

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The out-of-the box content from Homebase made this a no-brainer. We were able to customize and launch our site in less time than we traditionally spend preparing for orientation each year. Launching orientation next year will require almost no effort.
Jessica Bergman

Manager, Immigration Compliance

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of students complete orientation

xxMarketing Solutions

An innovative approach to pre-arrival and orientation

The Homebase platform gives ISSS staff the ability to create a more engaging and seamless transition to your campus. 

  • Give students a greater sense of belonging
  • Reduce
  • xxImprove customer retention
  • Data analytics
  • Website design
  • Event marketing
  • Brand strategy
  • Content creation
  • PPC advertising
We're here to help!

Free Content Library

Homebase provides content created with immigration professionals to help you rapidly provide an amazing experience customized to your institution. With Homebase content, which  includes templates, text, infographics, and 25 videos, universities can launch their pre-arrival and orientation modules within a few hours.

  • Visa interview preparation
  • Maintaining F-1 or J-1 visa status
  • Understanding your immigration documents
  • Getting to know the international office staff
  • OPT and STEM OPT
  • Pre-arrival checklists
  • Understanding Healthcare in the US
  • Applying for a SSN
  • Opening a bank account
  • Overview of financial system in the US
  • Finding housing
  • Introduction to campus community
  • Culture shock and mental health
  • Safety in the U.S.
  • Mental health
  • Social norms
  • Understanding American academic culture
  • Integrating into campus life
  • Academic Integrity
  • Tips to succeed academically
Making it easy for you!

Large and GrowingContent Library

Homebase provides content created with immigration professionals to help you rapidly provide an amazing experience customized to your institution. With Homebase content, which includes templates, text, infographics, and 25 videos, universities can launch their pre-arrival and orientation modules within a few hours.

  • Visa interview preparation
  • Maintaining F-1 or J-1 visa status
  • Understanding your immigration documents
  • Getting to know the international office staff
  • OPT and STEM OPT
  • Pre-arrival checklists
  • Understanding Healthcare in the US
  • Applying for a SSN
  • Opening a bank account
  • Overview of financial system in the US
  • Finding housing
  • Introduction to campus community
  • Culture shock and mental health
  • Safety in the U.S.
  • Mental health
  • Social norms
  • Understanding American academic culture
  • Integrating into campus life
  • Academic Integrity
  • Tips to succeed academically
  • OPT / STEM OPT
  • Finding an internship
  • F-1 Advising: Getting Started
  • J-1 Advising: Getting Started
  • Training department staff
  • Brand strategy
  • Content creation
  • PPC advertising
  • Data analytics
  • Website design
  • Event marketing
Improve mental health

Create a Greater Sense of Community

Give your students and scholars a greater sense of belonging with one flexible space built to connect students and scholars with each other and with your staff in the ways that work best for you.

Effortlessly provide:

  • Announcements & Newsletters
  • Student or scholar forums
  • Events Management
  • Direct or group messaging
  • Data analytics
  • Website design
  • Event marketing
  • Brand strategy
  • Content creation
  • PPC advertising
Connection is key to mental health

Create a Greater Sense of Community

Give your students and scholars a greater sense of belonging with one flexible space built to connect students and scholars with each other and with your staff in the ways that work best for you.

Effortlessly provide:

  • Announcements
  • Newsletters
  • Events
  • Student or scholar forums
  • Direct or group messaging

Student and scholars love Homebase

Read what students and scholars love about Homebase.

"I am not accustomed to universities providing experiences that are this intuitive and helpful."

Noboru Tokimi

Japan

"I liked how clearly everything is explained, making it so much easier for students."

Arshiya Goel

India

"I can treat this as a dictionary of my graduate study and look for information when I need it."

Yu-Chieh Chao

Taiwan

"I particularly enjoyed watching the Homebase videos. They are quite relatable and simplify complex information."

Edmund Abrokwah
Côte d'Ivoire

"Through Homebase I met so many international students that are facing the same questions I have. It made me not feel alone."

Seth Ogoe Ayim

Ghana

"Everything is straightforward and so simple. Homebase removed all of my fears about starting school in the US"

Yelena Wang
China
Seamless Tool Integration

Integrate effortlessly with your favorite tools

Elevate sales and stay ahead in the competitive market by being among the first to benefit from our game-changing solutions.

xxSocial Media Management

Fully launch in days, not months

xxManage your social media presence effortlessly with our integrated scheduler feature.

Homebase decreases your workload, from set up to ongoing support. Seamlessly and rapidly launch your modules with the personalized support of the Homebase team and a shockingly intuitive and easy to use platform. Get straight to customizing your course with the help of Homebase large library of free content.
Simply send students or scholars the registration link and the Homebase system takes care of everything else. Never worry again about students and scholars being able to access the information they need.
Gain full visibility into students and scholars progress. Use integrations and automated reminders to provide a personalized touch without adding to your workload.
Cut your ongoing workload in half. Reduce your time spent pre-paring for seamlessly update content and launch next year’s course in minutes.
Flexible Pricing

Flexible pricing plans. Any scale.

Whether you're an individual, a small team, or a growing enterprise, we have a plan that aligns perfectly with your goals.

Latest News

News and stories center

Explore insightful content that keeps you ahead of the curve to the pulse of what's happening.

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Part 1: Keys to Creating an Online Pre-arrival and Orientation

Part 1: Keys to Creating an Online Pre-arrival and Orientation

Our goal is to provide you with practical, actionable strategies that will enrich your institution’s approach to welcoming and supporting your international community.

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