Resources for International Students

The Office of International Affairs works closely with other departments and offices on campus to ensure that international students receive support services needed to succeed at Arcadia University.  In addition to the Arcadia resources listed below, OIA works closely with Academic Advisors and the English Language Institute on campus.

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 Government Agencies

  1. The Department of Homeland Security ( includes three different bureaus that share immigration authority.
    • US Citizenship & Immigration Services ( is responsible for overseeing all student status applications via the SEVIS system.
    • Immigration & Customs Enforcement ( is responsible for immigration investigations, detention, removal and intelligence and works within the SEVIS system.
    • Customs & Border Protection ( is responsible for immigration inspections at US ports of entry.
  2. The Department of State ( has useful information on its website for visitors to the US and a special site for students interested in higher education in the US (  A listing on embassies in the US can be found at and US embassies abroad can be found at

Read because Arcadia Study Abroad Blog

The English Language Institute

International Affairs

Easton Hall, Room 244

Phone: 215-572-2867

Fax: 215-517-2399

Mailing Address:
Arcadia University
Office of International Affairs
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038