International House

In an atmosphere that embraces cultural diversity and encourages social tolerance, the International House provides ongoing programs and essential services to assist, educate, and support international students and scholars in their transition to U.S. society and academic culture.

In an effort to ensure student, scholar, and institutional compliance with federal regulations, we provide professional expertise on immigration and employment issues.

As advocates of international education, we promote the academic, professional, and personal growth of international students and scholars and foster an appreciation of their many contributions to the WPI community at large.

 

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How to Access International House Services

Our office hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. — 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. — 4:30 p.m.  Staff members are available to answer questions via email, at arranged appointments, or during walk-in hours.

Who to Ask?

Students and scholars with questions are encouraged to check out the International House staff list.  The primary advisor for each topic will help answer your inquiries.  If the primary advisor is unavailable, the secondary advisor may also be consulted.

 

News and Updates:

Be sure to check International House's Facebook Page and the International House Twitter Feed to see the latest updates on workshops, events, immigration news and related programs!

Check out the 3rd issue of WPI's International and Intercultural Magazine Unpacked organized, inpart, by International House: Click HERE.

A and B Term Events

8/18: New International Graduate Student Information Session, Salisbury Labs 104, 2-4pm
Mandatory session (please attend one of the following three) for new international graduate students on government regulations, social security numbers, health insurance, banking, driver's licenses, renting apartments and tenants’ rights.

8/20: New International Graduate Student Information Session, Salisbury Labs 104, 2-4pmMandatory session for new international graduate students on government regulations, social security numbers, health insurance, banking, driver's licenses, renting apartments and tenants’ rights.

8/21: International Undergraduate Pre-Orientation begins! Alden Hall, 9am
International undergraduate first year stuednts begin their 3-day pre-orientation.

8/25: New International Graduate Student Information Session, Seminar Room in International House, 2-4pm
Mandatory session for new international graduate students on government regulations, social security numbers, health insurance, banking, driver's licenses, renting apartments and tenants’ rights.

8/28: New School Year Begins!

 
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*WALK IN HOURS*

Tuesday 2pm-4pm
Friday 10am-12pm

Stop in for quick questions and signatures on I-20s and DS-2019s, no appointment necessary!

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