Arriving to study in a foreign country can be challenging for international students, linguistically and culturally. There are several resources in the community that can help.

English Proficiency Development Opportunities

Cultural Adjustment Assistance

  • Visit the ISSS page on Student Life and Activities to learn more about multiple programs supporting cultural adjustment and support, bringing together international students with domestic students, and ways to connect with the Iowa City area community including Life in Iowa, Friends of International Students, Friends Without Borders, Bridging Domestic and Global Diversity, and many other programs/organizations.