International Student Orientation
Make new friends and adjust to life in the U.S. and Rutgers during this fun-filled six-day summer event. You'll attend workshops, dinners, social activities, and take trips to New York City or Philadelphia for a day of sightseeing!
1500+ international students attend fall orientation programs each year!
International Living-Learning Communities
Live in a residence hall with other international students, pair up with a Rutgers student mentor, and participate in programs and events that are focused on sharing global cultures.
International Friendship Program
Practice your English language skills with other international students, celebrate American holidays with host families, obtain career advice from international alumni, and attend a variety of programs that promote cross-cultural learning!
To help international students adapt and make friends in a new country, a welcome party and speed-friending event are offered each semester.