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Newly admittedinternational students, including both undergraduate an d 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.


Fall 2018 Orientations

 Orientiation  meeting for F-1 Undergraduate Students (first year and transfer), will be held on Wednesday, August 22nd, 1:30 PM-3:30 PM in room : TBA

Orientation for F-1 graduate students and all J-1 Exchange Students, will be held on Wednesday, August 29th from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM in room: TBA

We look foward to meeting you at one of the meetings.




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