Welcome, International Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Philadelphia University. We are pleased that you will be joining us and have prepared a program that will assist you in making a smooth transition to your new life at our University.  Attendance at the International Student Orientation is required for all new international students, both undergraduate and graduate.  Not only will you receive valuable information but you can begin meeting your new classmates right away!

August 14-15th.

  • ALL international students should attend this program.
  • Let us know that you are planning on attending by clicking here and completing the International Orientation form
  • Undergraduate students should also attend New Student Orientation on Wednesday August 16th.
  • CLASSES BEGIN ON:  Monday August 21, 2017.

*Report to the Kanbar Campus Center performance space on the main campus at 9:00 am on Monday August 14th for check-in.

There will be information sessions throughout the program including a trolley tour of Philadelphia on day 2.

To view a campus map, click here.

*A TD Bank representative will be available for those who want to open a bank account: and T-Mobile cell phone carrier

*Bring your passport and I-20 with you the first day

**If you haven't returned your student health form you may also bring it with you

We look forward to welcoming you to Philadelphia University
Questions? Concerns? feel free to contact me.

Hannah Bar-Giora, Director, International and Exchange Student Programs
Office of Global Education and Initiatives
215.951.2660 (Phone)
Bargiorah@PhilaU.edu   (Email)


Erica Hanratty, Coordinator, Office of Global Education and Initiatives



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