International Students

International students at commencement

International Students

We promote and celebrate diversity of all types and strive to ensure that all students, faculty, and staff feel embraced and part of our community. Bringing people of different backgrounds and beliefs together lifts our commuinity and enhances our primary missions of education, research, and service.

Application Information

You are an international applicant if you:

  • Are a citizen or permanent resident of a country other than the United States and you intend to return
  • Are in the United States on an educational, worker, or visitor visa, or are residing in your home country
  • Have filed an application for United States citizenship or permanent residency, but have not yet been granted approval

Getting Started

New international graduate students should plan to attend international graduate student orientation, which is presented by the Graduate School in coordination with International Student Orientation Week.

International Graduate Employees

In addition to policies and procedures pertaining to graduate employees (GEs) in general, there are a few policies which apply specifically to those GEs who are international students.

Diversity and Multiculturalism Events

LGBTQIA+ Virtual Student Hangout
LGBTQIA+ Virtual Student HangoutJul 6
Community Conversations
Community ConversationsJul 6
1:00 p.m.
Natural Athletes: Track & Field Champs of the Animal Kingdom
Natural Athletes: Track & Field Champs of the...Jul 7
11:00 a.m.
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights Years—The Eugene Story
Racing to Change: Oregon's Civil Rights...Jul 7
11:00 a.m.
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Sexual Asssault Support Services LGBTQIA+ Group
Sexual Asssault Support Services LGBTQIA+ Group Jul 14
5:00 p.m.
Sexual Assault Support Services (SASS)
2020 Global Leadership Challenge: Achieving Environmental Sustainability Across Sectors
2020 Global Leadership Challenge: Achieving...Jul 19
8:00 a.m.
University of Oregon Campus, Eugene, Oregon, USA
Historic Mims House
POSTPONED: Storytelling with Communities Public Screening
POSTPONED: Storytelling with Communities Public...Aug 31
6:00 p.m.
George S. Turnbull Center

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International Student Resources

International Graduate Student Orientation is presented in coordination with the International Student Orientation Week put on by the Division of Global Engagement