Each year, Quinnipiac University hosts more than 200 international students from over 40 countries worldwide. The Office of Multicultural and Global Education (OMGE) is here to assist you by providing a wide variety of services and activities to ensure that your time at Quinnipiac is both academically and personally valuable and fulfilling.
The OMGE is your resource for immigration matters, as well as for any other questions or concerns you may have regarding life in the United States as a foreign national. Drop-in office hours are Monday to Thursday 3 - 4 p.m., and appointments can also be scheduled to meet with an adviser.
All students are welcome to come by the Office of Multicultural and Global Education. Hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Our activities and services to international students and scholars are offered from the time of acceptance, and continue throughout the duration of stay at the university, many times extending beyond completion of the program. Additionally, all students are encouraged to participate in the International Student Club on campus, one of sixteen multicultural organizations at Quinnipiac designed to promote diversity and understanding across cultures.
The Office of Multicultural and Global Education is proud to offer the following services:
- Preparation of documents for visa issuance, along with pre-arrival instructions and information
- Immigration advisement and employment authorization
- Comprehensive orientation programs for new students and scholars, covering a variety of issues, such as immigration rights and responsibilities, cultural adaptation, employment in the U.S., navigating the U.S. educational system, area attractions and services, housing, etc.
- Arranged airport pick up
- Graduate and undergraduate housing
- Employment workshops, tax programs, immigration attorney visits, cultural events and activities
- English as Second Language Tutor -Learning Commons
- EN101I (Intensive English Course) for incoming International students
- One-on-one informal language exchanges between American and international students
- Free conversation lessons weekly to students and families
- On and off-campus programs and events, including but not limited to hosting dinners and cultural nights, trips to the beach and local attractions, international coffee hours, language exchanges, hikes and community service projects, and day or weekend trips to New York City and Washington, D.C.
Contact Information:Office of Multicultural and Global Education
Athletic Center, Room 215