International Student Programs
Academic advisors assist students as they transition to the University and into their best fit major, with special attention to helping international student acclimate into U.S. higher education and create a sense of belonging.
Global UNIV100 (Section 0102)
Open to first-semester freshmen. This course invites international students and students with substantial experience living in the United States to work collaboratively, engaging in cross-cultural exchange while learning about UMD.
- International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) - assists international students with the process of applying to Maryland, advising on immigration requirements, and making the most of the academic experience here.
- Counseling Center International Student Support Group - meets weekly and offers students a space to talk about adjusting to the U.S. and the University, social issues, academic challenges, and personal problems. This also is a great place to practice speaking English and share information.
- University Career Center & the President's Promise - provides support specific to international students who may face different set of challenges in job search efforts than students who are citizens of the United States
- Financial Aid for International Students - find information about funding options for students who are not U.S. Citizens or permanent residents from the Office of Student Financial Aid.