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

Border Lands 2019, A Sketchbook Journey by Betty LaDuke
Aug20
Border Lands 2019, A Sketchbook Journey by Betty...Aug 20
7:00 a.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Murshed Summer: Student Artists in Our Galleries
Aug20
Murshed Summer: Student Artists in Our GalleriesAug 20
7:00 a.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Willamette River Festival
Aug24
Willamette River FestivalAug 24
11:00 a.m.
Alton Baker Park
"How I Got Here" Speaker Series with Marcus Langford, Associate Dean of Students
Aug27
"How I Got Here" Speaker Series with Marcus...Aug 27
12:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Mariachi Flor de Toloache
Sep4
Mariachi Flor de ToloacheSep 4
8:00 p.m.
Hult Center for the Performing Arts
Portland Duck Lunch
Sep5
Portland Duck LunchSep 5
11:30 a.m.
White Stag Block
Diversity STEMposium
Sep6
Diversity STEMposiumSep 6
9:00 a.m.
Columbia Hall
Frist Fridays: Communities of Color ad Allies Network (CCAN)
Sep6
Frist Fridays: Communities of Color ad Allies...Sep 6
5:30 p.m.
Campbell Community Center
Resistance as Power: A Curatorial Response to Under the Feet of Jesus
Sep7
Resistance as Power: A Curatorial Response to...Sep 7
Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art (JSMA)
Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo
Sep7
Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay RodeoSep 7
11:00 a.m.
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
GRAND OPENING WEEKEND Blake Little: Photographs from the Gay Rodeo
Sep7
GRAND OPENING WEEKEND Blake Little: Photographs...Sep 7
11:00 a.m.
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Reflections on Stonewall at 50
Sep12
Reflections on Stonewall at 50Sep 12
6:00 p.m.
Museum of Natural and Cultural History
Strategies for International Graduate Students Teaching U.S. Undergraduates:
Sep20
Strategies for International Graduate Students...Sep 20
1:00 p.m.
Straub Hall
Meet the Artist! Closing Reception for Murshed Summer Exhibit
Sep20
Meet the Artist! Closing Reception for Murshed...Sep 20
6:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Ibrahim Hamide
Sep22
Ibrahim Hamide Sep 22
2:00 p.m.
Noble Estate Urban

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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