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Room 1109 East Building • 212.772.4864 • intlss@hunter.cuny.ed

Global Classroom Fall Application and Training

One To World's Global Classroom program trains international students and scholars to be Global Guides in public schools and after-schools throughout New York City, where they lead interactive workshops about world cultures and global issues.

Our training will introduce you to Global Classroom and give you an opportunity to:

  • Learn about the US education system and NYC schools.
  • Develop a workshop about your home country & culture.
  • Practice your public speaking and teaching skills in a supportive environment.
  • Meet other international students

Date: Saturday, September 24
Time: 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Place: Manhattan (Meeting instructions will be emailed closer to the date)

If you are interested in attending, please fill out this form.

For more information, please contact Kate Shields at (212) 431-1195,, or visit our website.


Apply Now for Optional Practical Training

Are you in your last semester? Have you filed your degree audit form? Are you an international student in F-1 status that is about to complete your studies in December 2016? Are you planning on working afterwards?

If so, we urge you to stop by to pick up an OPT application, but first please send us an e-mail at

Start Date: Thursday, September 29
Time: 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Place: Room 1109, East Building

For more information, please contact Iris Birchwood at (212) 772-4864, email, or visit our website.


One to World Walk:

Yale University Tour & Football Game

Get out of NYC for the day and visit the Yale University campus in New Haven, Connecticut. We will travel together as a group from Penn Station in Manhattan and arrive on Yale's campus on time for lunch with several of Yale's current international students.

After lunch, we will have the unique opportunity to attend an American college football game as the Yale Bulldogs take on the Lehigh Mountain Hawks! There is nothing quite like attending a college football game in the US, and we promise to teach you the rules throughout the game.

After cheering on the home team, we will explore Yale's breathtaking campus on an hour-long guided tour where we will learn about the history of the university, the secret societies, and what life is like for students on this prestigious campus.

Date: Saturday, October 1
Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm
Place: Yale University (Meet at Penn Station)

For more information, please contact Molly Hampton at (212) 431-1195, email, or visit our website.


Community Visit: Discover New York

Welcome to New York! Spend the day with a local New Yorker and explore their favorite things to do in the city.

In the past, our hosts have taken students to visit their homes, share lunch at a restaurant in their neighborhood, walk the Brooklyn Bridge, explore an art gallery, and much more.

This is a great opportunity to learn about American life and culture through the eyes of the people who live here.

Date: Saturday, October 8
Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Place: Manhattan (Meeting instructions will be announced closer to the date)

For more information, please contact Molly Hampton at (212) 431-1195, email, or visit our website.


Road to Citizenship (Diversity Lottery 2018)

Section 203(c) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides visas for a class of immigrants known as "diversity immigrants," from countries with historically low rates of immigration to the United States. A limited number of visas are available each fiscal year. There is a limited period of time during which you can register for the Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) Program during each fiscal year.

How to Apply:
All entries must be submitted electronically on the Electronic Diversity Visa (E-DV) website at during the specified registration period.

If you receive notification through the E-DV website that you have been selected for further processing in the DV Program, and you are physically present in the United States, you may be eligible to adjust your status to obtain permanent residence through the DV Program.

There is no cost to register for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program.

Dates: Tuesday, October 4 - Monday, November 7

For more information, please contact United States Department of State at their website, or email


Scholarship Opportunity Database

Find the scholarship that's right for you. Funding for US Study Online is an extensive database of scholarships, fellowships, and grants organized and maintained by the Institute of International Education (IIE). Funding for US Study includes all types of funding programs for all levels of post-secondary study, across the full range of academic areas.

Search for scholarships at

For more information, please contact the International Students Office at (212) 772-4864, email, or visit our website.


Leo S. Rowe Fund for International Students

The Rowe Fund is an educational loan program of the Organization of American States (OAS). The fund helps citizens from Latin America and Caribbean OAS Member States finance their studies or research by awarding interest-free loans of up to $15,000. Applications are accepted and reviewed year-round.

How to Apply: Please visit the OAS website for more information.

Apply Now

For more information, call the International Students Office at (212) 772-4864, email, or visit our website.


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