International Student Information Session
The ISSO is excited to
offer new graduate and undergraduate international students the
opportunity to learn about how best to make a successful transition
to the U.S. and to the BU community.
This mandatory orientation session
will introduce new international students to the services of the
International Students & Scholars Office, explain vital immigration
responsibilities and procedures, and provide important cultural
adjustment information related to culture shock, the American classroom
and remaining healthy in the U.S. These workshops will address
the unique needs of international students new to Boston University,
so it is important that all new international students attend.
January 15, 2013
Jacob Sleeper Auditorium
871 Commonwealth Avenue
Topics will include:
the U.S. Classroom
We will address the cultural dynamics of the American classroom:
teaching styles, communication, participation, organization and
Care is Different in the U.S.
How do I find a doctor if I need one? How do I
choose health insurance? How do I use that insurance to
pay for health services? We will provide you with an overview
of where and how to get the health care you need while in the
to U.S. Culture
Learn about culture shock and adjustment to the United
States. Put American values into perspective and learn effective
ways to communicate in the U.S. context.
and Immigration Responsibilities
Critical information about maintaining your lawful immigration
status in the U.S. including full-time enrollment, employment,
Social Security Numbers, and much more.
you a new undergraduate student? Have you signed
up for the University Orientation at: www.bu.edu/orientation
you a new graduate student? Have you contacted your
school or college to find out about new student programs they may
be planning for you?
here for more admissions and pre-arrival information.