International students are a welcome addition to the Global Infectious Diseases PhD program at Georgetown University. Georgetown is very supportive of its international student body and strives to provide all non-US students with ample resources to successfully arrive at Georgetown and enjoy a productive academic career while here. Over 2,000 individuals from over 130 foreign countries study, research, and teach at Georgetown University.
Services provided by ISSS include:
- Immigration Advising
- Personal Counseling
- Cultural & Educational Programming
The ISSS office supports the efforts of all culture or nationality-based student clubs and associations and serves as a source of information on all current immigration issues that may be faced by students or applicants. We strongly encourage all applicants to and current students at the department of Microbiology & Immunology to take advantage of the resources made available by the office of ISSS.
Important Dates for International Students: FALL 2014
International Housing Search Program: August 3-14, 2014
Mandatory Immigration Document Review: August 4-18, 2014
International Graduate Orientation (IGO): August 18-19, 2014
- Mandatory Immigration & Academic Integrity Session: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 9:30am-1:00pm
- Lunch: 1:00-2:30pm
- Campus Life Sessions: 2:30-5:00pm
All international students in F-1 and J-1 status are REQUIRED to attend the following sessions:
- Immigration Document Review: August 4-18, 2014, 1:00-4:00pm each day, Car Barn 210
- Immigration & Academic Integrity Session: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, 9:30am-1:00pm
Students may not be excused from attending these mandatory sessions for any reason.
Click here for more information about your mandatory orientation.
*The program start date is recorded on the student's immigration document (Form I-20 or Form DS-2019). Students must enter the U.S. on or before this date or they risk being denied admission at the port of entry. Students may enter a maximum of 30 days prior to this start date.
For more information, please contact Rachel Rubin, Director of International Student & Scholar Services, by email or telephone (202-687-5867).