Culture shock

Concerns may include: challenges acclimating to the US culture, questions about US culture, not feeling welcome, feeling like the US is very different than what you're used to, experiencing or concerned about experiencing these feeling while abroad, reverse culture shock after returning from study abroad.

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International Student Affairs

The Office of International Student Affairs (OISA) provides immigration and campus support services for Emerson’s international student community:

- We offer immigration advising for students in F-1 status, exchange visitors, and others on matters related to U.S. study, work authorization, and international travel
- We support international students with cross-campus resources for academic success, community integration, leadership development, and career preparedness
- We promote campus organizations, events, and initiatives that reflect Emerson’s global voice

International Student Affairs falls under Emerson’s Office of Internationalization and Global Engagement (IGE). Together with our partner offices – Education Abroad and Domestic Programs (EADP) and English Language Learning (ELL) – IGE provides strategic vision and support for college internationalization initiatives.


International Student Affairs

120 Boylston Street, 10th Floor
Boston, MA 02116

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