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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,2023:

Thursday,August 17,2:00 PM in person ,room:805 East ,the Career Center,and Wednesday AUGUST,23| 1:30 pm, via Zoom; for more details send an email to ,mid -August 2023.

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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Rooms 1108/1109 East Building, 695 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10065