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Welcome, 2014-2015 International Students!

VI Info Sheet
Welcome to
Kalamazoo, MI!
Welcome to K Team Profiles Immigration Matters Your Program Assistant Your Peer Mentor
Intls - Intsl 13-14
K's 13-14 International Students in South Haven, MI

The Center for International Programs (CIP) and the International Student Welcome Team are excited to welcome all of you to the U.S., to southwest Michigan, and to Kalamazoo College! We are so happy that you have chosen "K" to be your home!

In 2014, you comprise a total of 58 new international students - 27 visiting international students and 31 first-year degree-seeking students. Along with our 64 continuing degree seekers, you are an impressive group of 122 international students on campus for 2014-2015 academic year!

Our mission is to support, encourage, and celebrate your presence on campus. Our goal is to help all of you feel at home both at "K" and in the world.

Please take a few moments to browse through the sections of this website that were created especially with you in mind. And feel free to stop by the Center for International programs (1st floor of Dewing Hall) anytime to say "Hi!"


Intl - VI Info Sheet 13-14

          

Information Sheet for Visiting International Students
Contains important information for visiting international students, including conditions of participation, student responsibilities, and more.

 

Intl - Welcome to Michigan

 

    Welcome to Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA!

    A fun PowerPoint about Kalamazoo and Michigan!

 

Welcome to K! 

    Welcome to K! 

    Instructions to look at before your orientation.

 

Welcome Team Profile Picture 

 

Welcome Team Profiles

Get to know the welcome team!

Icon - CIP Hamo PNG

The CIP looks forward to welcoming you to campus in September. For any questions regarding immigration matters, please email sevis@kzoo.edu

Your International Program Assistant

 JennaRiehlPic    Your International Program Assistant and Post-Baccalaureate Fellow, Ms. Jenna Riehl is a K ’14 graduate. Jenna recently joined the CIP full-time and will be available to help you adjust and find your way at Kalamazoo College. Jenna’s office is also in the CIP. She is available on Mondays through Fridays from 2pm – 4:30pm to help you with any of the following: Visa questions, Optional Practical Training (OPT), Academic Training (AT), Federal & State taxes, anything else!
 

Your International Peer Mentor

Staff - Vageesha Liyana Gunawardana 

 

Your International Student Peer Mentor, Vageesha Liyana Gunawardanais, is a senior at K College, and is from Sri Lanka. Vageesha will work in the CIP all year as the International Student Peer Mentor and will be a great resource to you. Vageesha's Fall schedule is:

Monday: 10am - 12pm, 1pm - 2pm

Wednesday: 10am - 12pm, 1pm - 2pm

Thursday: 9am - 12pm

Friday: 10am - 12pm, 1pm - 2pm