International Student Initiatives at UChicagoGRAD creates programs, resources, and practices throughout the University that support the professional
and personal development of international graduate students. In collaboration with campus partners and student groups, we aim to help international
students build community; find enriching academic, professional, and personal experiences; and adapt and transition successfully to life in the United States
and at the University of Chicago.

UChicago International students having lunch on a restaurant patio.

Personal and Professional Services

  • Advising: cultural adaptation to UChicago, navigating professional identity, other international student-related topics
  • International Graduate Student Advisory Board (IGSAB): conversations, resources, annual survey of international student experience, International Allies mentorship program
  • Workshops: on topics such as Interstride, a job search platform for international candidates
  • Events: International Student Orientation Welcome, Fall International Student Panel, Community Day