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International Student Services

The Office of International Programs (OIP) promotes, provides, and supports international and intercultural educational opportunities for the Alabama A&M University (AAMU) community and others by serving as an information and advising resource, providing international student and scholar services and coordinating special projects. The OIP provides assistance with immigration counseling and maintaining legal status in the United States.
For information regarding admission to the University, contact the Office of Admissions for undergraduate studies and the Graduate School for graduate studies. The OIP also facilitates information and assistance regarding permanent residency.

Support Services
The OIP conducts visa and immigration assistance and orientation to acdaemic and social life in the United States. The OIP also facilitates the integration of international students and scholars into the AAMU community and serves as an advocate for international students, staff, and scholars.

General Services
The OIP provides numerous services and activities to assist international students, staff, and faculty with a myriad of needs. We maintain information on international student financial aid sources and publish a newsletter once each semester.

Cultural Adjustment Programming
The Office of International Programs provides guidance and support to ease the adjustment of life in a new country. This guidance begins with a specialized orientation program for new international students. Orientation is offered at the beginning of each semester. Students are acclimated to U. S. life and culture while learning about the academic environment at Alabama A&M University. Individual orientation sessions are provided to international faculty and staff upon their arrival to the University.

Intercultural Programs
OIP sponosrs and participates in many activities to increase awareness of the international and intercultural nature of Alabama A&M University. These activities inlcude International Education Week, World Fest, and activities of regional student organizations.

External Activities
The Office of International Programs maintains contacts with educational and civic groups to enhance international education opportunities for the University's international community.


New International Students

Current International Students