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International Student Affairs

Orientation and Transition Programs

These programs are offered to our all of international students to help them with their transition to Hofstra University. Please explore our wide-variety of programs that aid in your successful cultural and academic transition. We offer a wide variety of programs to help international students learn more about the U.S. academic culture, find community on campus, and engage in intercultural exchange.

International Student Orientation
International Student Orientation is the first step to success for our new international students arriving at Hofstra University. This program is mandatory for all new international students.

Global Mentors
All new undergraduate international students are assigned a Global Mentor who will help answer questions before arrival to Hofstra, facilitate discussion and activities during International Student Orientation, and encourage their international student mentees to get involved on campus during their first semester.

Cross-cultural Programs
A wide-variety of programs are offered for international students to share their culture as well as learn more about other cultures, including the diversity found in the U.S. If you are interested in developing a presentation about your culture to share with the Hofstra community, please email international[at]hofstra.edu.