What to Expect

During International Student Orientation, you will receive important information about a variety of topics.

These topics include:

  • Obtaining a University identification card
  • Setting up e-mail, bank and cell phone accounts
  • Meeting your academic advisor
  • Registering for classes
  • Overcoming challenges faced by international students
  • Using the University libraries, health, computing and recreation services
  • Understanding University rules, regulations and academic procedures
  • Maintaining proper immigration status as an international student
  • Keeping safe in the U.S.
  • Adjusting to daily life in Buffalo (Ex. banking, health insurance,  transportation, dating)
  • Applying for a Social Security Card (if eligible)