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Fall 2008

Events and Workshops

Visa and Immigration Workshop

Friday, August 29, 2008

4:00-5:30 pm

Tsai Performance Center

College of Arts & Sciences

685 Commonwealth Ave


Each year, the ISSO offers a Visa and Immigration Workshop for all international graduate and undergraduate students new to Boston University.  The workshop is part of Boston University's University Orientation.

The workshop includes critical information about maintaining your lawful immigration status in the U.S.  It is highly recommended for all new international students.

For more information about other orientation activities:

NEW UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS:  visit the Orientaton Office web site at:

NEW GRADUATE STUDENTS:  Contact your Boston University school or college to inquire about orientation programs.

Each of the following events will be held in:
The Colloquium Room at the Photonics Center

8 St. Mary's Street, 9th Floor


International Student Welcome Reception

Friday, September 5, 2008

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Culture Quest I:
Exploring U.S. Culture
and BU's International Community

Thursday, September 11, 2008

5:00 pm  - 6:30 pm

Come hear from other international students about how they have handled culture shock and adjustment to the United States. Put American values into perspective, learn effective ways to communicate in the U.S context, and discover ways to build your own community within BU through involvement in student organizations and groups.

Culture Quest II:
Navigating the American Classroom

Friday, September 19, 2008

3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

This workshop will address the cultural dynamics of the American classroom: teaching styles, communication, participation, organization and more. There will be a student/faculty panel and information about on-campus resources for students

No registration is required to attend these events.


Boston University
February 28, 2005

Boston University International Students & Scholars Office