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International Student Programming

International Student Programming

Why Participate?

International students and scholars at Penn State Lehigh Valley are encouraged to get involved on campus, as it will provide the following benefits:

  • Meet international students from the other campuses in the Eastern Region.
  • Build a network of students who share your experience of being an international student and may be able to answer questions.
  • Learn about students who are from different cultures and explore how their experiences are similar and different from your own.
  • Receive personal attention to the needs of international students.
  • Refine skills, discover talents, and build your resume.
  • Interact closely with staff and faculty who can support you during your time in college.

Upcoming Events

Academic Success in America
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
12:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Berks Campus

Learn strategies and key tools to have a successful first academic year at Penn State. We will provide you with tips and guidelines on studying for exams, writing essays and study skills. To participate in the event, be sure to respond to an email that will be sent to you about this event. In the email it will include information about transportation and registration. 

Thanksgiving Dinner 
Thursday, November 9, 2017
6 p.m. at the Berks Campus

Gather with PSU international students from Northeast commonwealth campuses. Learn about American Thanksgiving traditions and share stories about similar holidays in other cultures while enjoying a free Thanksgiving dinner. To participate in the event, be sure to respond to an email that will be sent to you about this event. In the email it will include information about transportation and registration. 

Housing at University Park
Saturday, January 27, 2018
11 a.m. at University Park

Participate in all day event that provides you with information and tools in finding the best off and on campus housing at University Park in preparation for your third year at Penn State. To participate in the event, be sure to respond to the an email that will be sent to you about this event. In the email it will include information about transportation and registration. 

International Student Employment Information Workshop & I-20 Signature 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
12:30-2:30 p.m. at the Scranton Campus

This workshop will provide you with vital information you need to know in order to apply and work in the United States. We will also provide annual travel signature for your I-20 on this day. Be sure to request your I-20 signature in iStart before attending this event to receive your I-20 travel signature. To participate in the event, be sure to respond to an email that will be sent to you about this event. In the email it will include information about transportation and registration.