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If you missed our New International Students Orientation, or would like to review the topics and resources, please see our New International Students Orientation Slide Show. (PDF) and Please fill out this questionnaire to help us improve our future orientation meetings·

New International Students Orientations, fall 2024 and spring 2025:

Fall 2024-Thursdays, August 22, 2024, 2:00 PM-in person, room :TBA, and September 5,2024, at 2:00 PM via Zoom.Please email the International Students Office at for more details,early August 2024.

Spring 2025-Thursdays, January 23, 2025-2:00 PM- in person, room: TBA and February 6, 2025 at 2:00 PM, via Zoom. Please email the office at, for more details, mid January 2025.

Join us to learn about your rights, responsibilities and privileges as an F-1 or J-1 Exchange Visitor status student at Hunter College and in the United States.


  • Your Hunter ID card and accessing your accounts
  • Cultural and social activities to help you learn about the U.S.
  • What to expect in a U.S. classroom and on campus
  • How to avoid plagiarism and maintain academic integrity
  • Resources to help you manage stress and stay focused
  • Health insurance options
  • Employment options
  • How to get a New York State or New Jersey ID card
  • Scholarships for international students

How to Prepare for Orientation:

All students —
You are encouraged to have these documents available, to help you ask questions at the end of each meeting.

  • I-20 (F-1 Student Status form) or DS2019 (J-1Exchange Visitor Student form)
  • Passport, Visa and the Arrival stamp in your passport
  • Change of status approval notice, if you have one.

Undergraduate students
If you have already registered for classes, you may want to have your class schedule available for questions.

Graduate students —
You should consult with your departmental advisor regarding your class schedules and program requirements.




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212.772.4864 | f: 212.650.3147
Rooms 1108/1109 East Building, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065

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