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Virtual International Student Resource Center

Welcome to the St. John’s University Virtual International Student Resource Center! At St. John’s, we are committed to supporting our international students and their unique needs.  In this Virtual International Student Resource Center, you’ll find links to many resources, including information to help you succeed as a college student, ideas for getting involved on campus and in New York City, ways to stay healthy, and information about living and working in New York.

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Tools for Success

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Academic Resources: How to succeed as a college student

Not sure how to write a research paper? Don’t know how to use the library? Interested in free tutoring and other academic resources to help you succeed? As an international student, adjusting to studying in the U.S. can be difficult! Use the resources listed below to learn about the many free academic resources at St. John’s.

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Events and Activities: How to get involved

Interested in eSports, joining the Chappell Players Theater Group, or joining other exciting activities at St. John’s? Would you like to connect with more people at St. John’s or other international students in New York City? An important (and fun!) part of the college experience is getting connected on campus and in the city. Look below for a variety of events and activities to keep you busy!  

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Staying Healthy: Taking care of your body and mind

Need to see a doctor? Feeling homesick? Looking for a new workout routine? Trying to find information about Covid-19? Taking care of yourself and staying healthy is an important part of succeeding in college. Use the resources below to find ways you can stay healthy both physically and mentally.

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Living and Working in New York City

Would you like to find a job (CPT, OPT, or on-campus employment)? Interested in a scholarship? Looking for ways to explore and navigate the city like a New Yorker? Living and working in New York City can be both exciting and challenging. Check out the links below for some resources to help you navigate life in NYC.