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Newly admitted  international students, including both undergraduate and graduate are required to attend a new international student orientation session during their first semester of attendance. These orientations will familiarize students with their privileges and rights enjoyed and  personal responsibilities by international students  in the United States ;Additionally, Academic Advisors will review the registration  and  academic advising process( only at the New Student Orienation meeting for F-1 undergraduate students).

Other topics covered include:

  • The importance of obtaining health insurance
  • Employment options available to International Students in the US
  • Cultural and  social activities made available to International Students by non-profit organizations, especially One-to-World
  • Learn  healthy tips on how to cope with stress
  • Meet other new international students
  • information regarding NYCID, or New York State or New Jersey ID cards
  • information regarding limited scholarship resources

Students are encouraged to bring copies of their I-20 (F-1 Student Status) or DS2019 (J-1 Exchange Visitor)forms, Passport, Visa and  the Arrival stamp in their passport, as well as a copy of change of status approval notice, if applicable. These documents wll enable the International Students  Office staff  to answer individual questions quickly and accurately. In addition, any undergraduate students who have already registered for classes are encouraged to bring a copy of their schedule and transfer credit evaluations  to assist Academic Advisors in their advising.


Undergraduate students( first year and transfer)-

 F-1 Graduate students and J-1Exchange Visitors-

  New Student Orientation meeting geared for F-1 graduate students and  all J-1 Exchange Students, will be held on Wednesday, January 25 from1:30 pm to 3:30 pm  in room: 508,Hunter West Building.

We look foward to meeting you.





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