Welcome, International Students

Congratulations on your acceptance to Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University). We are pleased that you will be joining us and have prepared a program that will assist you in making a smooth transition to your new life at our University.  Attendance at the International Student Orientation is required for all new international students, both undergraduate and graduate.  Not only will you receive valuable information but you can begin meeting your new classmates right away!

Monday August 13 and Tuesday August 14, 2018

  • ALL international students should attend this program.
  • Let us know that you are planning on attending by emailing me, bargiorah@philau.edu
  • Undergraduate students should also attend New Student Orientation on Wednesday August 15th.
  • CLASSES BEGIN ON:  Monday August 20, 2018.

*Report to the Kanbar Campus Center on the main campus by 9:00 am on Monday August 13, 2018  for check-in.

There will be information sessions throughout the day including lunch.

To view a campus map, click here.

*A TD Bank representative will be available for those who want to open a bank account.

*Bring your passport and I-20 with you the first day

**If you haven't returned your student health form you may also bring it with you. Contact the Student health office for further information.

We look forward to welcoming you to Jefferson East Falls campus.
Questions? Concerns? feel free to contact us.

Hannah Bar-Giora, Director, International and Exchange Student Programs
Office of Global Education and Initiatives
215.951.2660 (Phone)
Bargiorah@PhilaU.edu   (Email)


Office Coordinator, Office of Global Education and Initiatives


Interactive PhilaU Map
New International Student Orientation
New Student Programs at the Office of Student Engagement