Did you know that scholarship opportunities are available for current KU international students? Plan ahead for the next academic year. Research opportunities and understand application deadlines. Click on the links below for more information.
Do you have a question? Let ISS help you find the answer. For questions on cultural adjustment, living in the U.S., or finding what you need on campus, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For immigration related questions and services, email email@example.com.
Life in the U.S. is an ongoing series of transition and academic support workshops. This fall ISS will host online information sessions covering academic and cultural adjustment topics. Sessions will be held via Zoom on select Tuesdays at 4:00 PM CDT. To receive workshop topics, session dates and Zoom link please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Not able to attend the session? No problem! Email email@example.com to request a copy of the presentation or request a virtual meeting with the ISS Student Resource Coordinator to discuss the topic.
Fall 2021 Workshop Topics
Tuesday, September 7- KU Resources and Study Habits for Success
Tuesday, September 14- Avoiding Scams 101
Tuesday, September 21*- U.S. Travel by Plane, Train, Bus and Car *Session will be held at 3:00 PM CDT
Tuesday, September 28- Sports in the U.S.
Tuesday, October 5- Mindfulness, Meditation and Mental Health
Tuesday, October 19- Fall U.S. Holidays *Session will be held at 6:00 PM CDT
Tuesday, October 26- Kansas Weather, Prepare for Winter
Campus Map - This map of campus will help you navigate to your classes and appointments.
Map of Lawrence, Kansas - This map of Lawrence will help you find your way around the city.
KU Parking Services - If you own a car and wish to park on campus, this is where
you purchase your parking permit.
KU and Lawrence Bus Service - KU and the City of Lawrence, collaborate to provide public transportation around the city of Lawrence. Students and staff ride free with a valid KU ID. Bus schedules are found here.
Culture Shock - All students experience this during their time studying abroad. Learn about the causes and tips to over come the effect.
Home Sickness - Being away from home and family is often challenging. Here are some tips for dealing with home sickness.
International Peer Support - Staffed by international students, for international student, the International Peer Support group can help you navigate your transition at KU.
CAPS - Counseling and Psychological Services can help students with issues related to adjusting to college and other psychological, interpersonal and family problems.
Academic Integrity - As a student you are held to particular standards of academic integrity. This website explains those standards.
Study Skills - Learning how to study effectively will help you maximize your educational experience.
Time Management - Learning how to study effectively will help you maximize your educational experience.
Academic Support - The Academic Achievement & Access center can assist you in finding tutoring for your classes.
Writing Center - The Writing Center helps students improve and prefect their writing style.
Student Organizations - KU offers over 600 student run clubs and organizations.
Watkins Health Services - On campus health, wellness and medical services available to students.
International Support Services can provide various information sessions and trainings for interested departments, offices, or organizations on campus. Our staff is well-versed in topics such as F-1 and J-1 immigration regulations, employment opportunities for international students, cross-cultural communication and cultural adjustment, student support services, and more.
Please provide us with some brief information through the form below and an ISS representative will follow up with you as soon as possible regarding your request.