Welcome! The International Center for Students and Scholars assists international students, scholars and their dependents in immigration matters and adjusting to life in the United States. All new international students and scholars are required to report to our office for passport check-in upon arrival on campus. A mandatory immigration and personal safety information session is also required for all international students prior to initial registration. More information will be given to you during your orientation. Please feel free to browse through our pages to view a wide range of topics that you may need assistance on. If any of the information is difficult for you to understand or if you have specific questions, you may contact our office at (203) 576-4395 and ask to make an appointment with an International Student Advisor. We are open Monday- Friday 8:30am-4:30pm (except holidays).

UB International Film Festival

Join us for International Festival!

April 3-8, 2017

Take part in a week of activities highlighting the rich international culture on campus.
Click here to learn more!

Emergency Assistance

If you have an emergency situation after business hours and need immediate help, please call the Campus Security Office at (203) 576-4911.

Title IX/Nondiscrimination Notice
The University of Bridgeport prohibits discrimination in admissions, educational programs and services, and employment on the basis of race, color, religious creed, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, genetic information, veteran status and any other basis protected by law. The University is committed to preventing or eliminating all forms of gender-based discrimination in its education programs or activities in accordance with its commitment to Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
For questions regarding Title IX, please contact:
Molree Williams-Lendor, Title IX Coordinator, at (203) 576-4534 or titleix@bridgeport.edu or the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921. Telephone: (617) 289-0111, Fax: (617) 289-0150, TDD: (800) 877-8339, or email: ocr.boston@ed.gov.


“Doing Business in China” Luncheon @ Room 104
Mar 31 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

“Human Resources Management in China” Presentation @ Room 104
Apr 1 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Business Week continues!

Join us for a presentation by Dr. Shuming Zhao, Chair Professor and Honorary Dean of the School of Business, Nanjing University, China.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

“A Life in Service”: Peace Corps Panel @ Carlson Hall, Room 214
Apr 3 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Join us as we hear from a panel of Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from the UB and local community about stories from their service abroad and how their service has influenced what they are doing today. Pizza will be served!

Sponsored by the College of Public and International Affairs and the UB Peace Corps Prep Program.

Dance Workshop: Caribbean Dance @ Mirror Room, Arnold Bernhard Arts and Humanities Center
Apr 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us as we kick off International Festival Week on our first continent: North America! Come learn a few moves from the islands of the Caribbean, where music and dance have evolved with influences from Africa, Latin America, and beyond. UB’s Caribbean Service Association will host this informal workshop to share their culture with you and get you moving to the beats! All skill levels are invited – no prior dancing experience necessary!

Sponsored by the Caribbean Service Association and the International Festival Committee.

Getting to Know South America – A Foreign Language Lecture & Study Abroad Fair @ Discovery Pavilion, Wahlstrom Library
Apr 4 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Join us for a lecture in Spanish by UB’s own Miguel Arroyo and Brandon LaFavor. The presentation will introduce you to South America’s geography, demographics, economics and culture. There will be headphones available so students may listen to the English translation as Miguel and Brandon give their presentation in Spanish. We will also have a special guest, Ilene Tillman from Academic Programs International (API) to talk about study opportunities in South America.

Sponsored by the Education Abroad Resource Center, Academic Programs International (API), and the College of Public and International Affairs

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