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International Student & Scholar Services


  • Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs
    Fax: 202-885-3354
    Butler Pavilion, Room 410

    ISSS office walk-in advising hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m.

    Bakar, Senem S
    Director, International Student & Scholar Services

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International Graduate Student Orientation

Spring 2016: Wednesday, January 6

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Welcome to Orientation!

International Student Orientation covers important immigration, employment, and cross cultural sessions, as well as academic information specifically of interest to all international students beginning at American University. This program will give you the chance to learn important information for your studies, as well as to meet your new U.S. classmates.

Registration for International Student Orientation is required for new graduate students. Please click here to REGISTER.

Tuesday, January 5, 2015

English Assessment Exam 
(*Registration required)
9:00 am- 12:30 pm
*To pre-register, please click here


Hot Cocoa Social

Tuesday, January 5 

Please join other international students for our January Welcome Hot Cocoa Social at 4:00pm on January 5th. This will be a chance for you to meet other students from all around the world. After the social, there will be a chance to obtain your basic living necessities with a special shopping trip with Orientation Leaders.


Wednesday, January 6, 2016: 

International Student Orientation
9:00 am-5:00 pm


Graduate Student Orientation in your Academic Department

Additional orientation events may be held by your particular academic department. Please click contact your department for more information.


International Student & Scholar Services