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 PSU Behrend)

Helpful Information                                                                                                                                                                                     
All You Need to Know as an International Student at Penn State                                                                                                                                                                                 
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)
First-Year Interest Groups
Student Clubs and Organizations
Intramural and Recreational Programs
Erie Bus Service
Erie Events
Información en español


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.