Welcome to the Penn community! Let ISSS guide you from preparing for your journey to settling in on campus. The gray navigation to the left can get you started.
Need immigration information?
Visit New Student Immigration.
Let ISSS prepare you for your journey to Penn. This section includes information on your arrival to the US and transit to campus as well as some general preparations and a printable pre-departure checklist.
- There is a mandatory International Student Orientation for all F-1 & J-1 international students.
- International Scholar Orientation
Dr. Rudie Altamirano, ISSS Director, is happy to meet with you for your orientation meeting.