- Scholarships & Cost Containment– Financial information regarding cost containment options and scholarships.
- Packing Guide – Packing list designed to make your decisions easier.
- Arrival Information – Transportation information to help you get to PSU.
- Student Handbook – Important information and helpful tips to remember
Section 1 – Before You Leave
Section 2 – Now That You’re Here
Section 3 – Academic Information
Once you make the decision to study in the United States, there is much to prepare for. You will find many resources on the Internet but use caution when reviewing websites! Many websites are designed to sell you products or services. Only visit sites that are administrated by the U.S. Government. Several excellent websites include:
- Study In the States: http://studyinthestates.dhs.gov/
- U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement: http://www.ice.gov/sevis/
- EducationUSA: https://www.educationusa.info/
- US Department of State Degree-Seeking Student Visa Information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/study/student-visa.html
- US Department of State Exchange Student Information: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/study/exchange.html
- US Department of Homeland Security SEVIS Fee Information (also see www.ice.gov site, above): https://www.fmjfee.com/i901fee/index.jsp
Be sure to check out our Additional Resources page for even more useful information!