Services for International Students

international studentsThe college takes great pride in its growing population of international students. The Office of Educational Equity & Diversity Programs serves as the primary source of information and assistance to these students by monitoring and guiding students through all needed documentation, referrals to campus and community resources, and the coordination of the international student orientation. The office also connects students to activities and student organizations that promote cross cultural interaction and awareness.


Current Students

Prospective Students (Want to study at Penn State Behrend)

Helpful Information                                                                                                                                                                                     
All You Need to Know as an International Student at Penn State

The English Language Study Center

International Student Organization

Multi-Cultural Student Organization

Paying your Bill and Related Information


Student Health Insurance

Immunizations Compliance

University Office of Global Programs

Maintenance of Status

Activities That May Affect F-1 and J-1 Status Negatively

Housing and Residence Life                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

Additional Resources and Opportunities
Behrend's ELL Alliance of Mentors (BEAM)
Student Clubs and Organizations
Intramural and Recreational Programs
Erie Bus Service
Erie Events
Información en español

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If you are an international student in need of more information, please contact the Office of Educational Equity and Diversity at or (814)-898-7101.