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

LOOK. Listen. Learn. Act.
Apr21
LOOK. Listen. Learn. Act.Apr 21
Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis Ayón
Apr21
Nkame: A Retrospective of Cuban Printmaker Belkis...Apr 21
"Pea Baby" Exhibition by Cameron McCafferty
Apr21
"Pea Baby" Exhibition by Cameron McCaffertyApr 21
8:00 a.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
Rompiendo fronteras: The Latinx Experience in Grad School
Apr21
Rompiendo fronteras: The Latinx Experience in...Apr 21
5:00 p.m.
Queer Film Festival Snack Packs
Apr22
Queer Film Festival Snack PacksApr 22
3:00 p.m.
Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center
“What a Scientist Learned from Jazz about Innovation”
Apr22
“What a Scientist Learned from Jazz about...Apr 22
4:00 p.m.
Processing Space for ADPI Community Members
Apr22
Processing Space for ADPI Community MembersApr 22
4:00 p.m.
Ducks After Dark Presents: Booksmart
Apr22
Ducks After Dark Presents: BooksmartApr 22
7:00 p.m.
Erb Memorial Union (EMU)
CSWS Women of Color Books In Print Event: Leilani Sabzalian
Apr23
CSWS Women of Color Books In Print Event: Leilani...Apr 23
3:00 p.m.
LGBTESS Discord Movie Night
Apr23
LGBTESS Discord Movie NightApr 23
8:00 p.m.
Earth Day of Service
Apr24
Earth Day of ServiceApr 24
1:00 p.m.
EMU Amphitheater
Aces and Aros Discussion group
Apr25
Aces and Aros Discussion groupApr 25
1:00 p.m.

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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