In addition to all the usual challenges associated with being in school again, international students face additional questions about adjustments to New York City and Columbia University, visas, housing, bank accounts, cell phones, and more. In an effort to help with many of these tasks, the Office of Student Affairs has assembled a wide variety of resources located in the Student Guide. The Peer Advisors and international student clubs are also a terrific resources for new students making adjustments to our community and don't forget to check the admitted students website for information on the International Student Orientation program. We’re here to help make your transition to New York City a smooth one, so feel free to contact us with any questions you may have
The University’s International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) provides essential information on visas, work authorizations, arriving in New York City, preparing for airports, housing, and family resources. For more information, contact the ISSO at (212) 854-3587 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.