Fulbright Gateway Orientation 2011
Albany skyline at night

Welcome to the University at Albany (UAlbany), State University of New York, located in the historic city of Albany, the capital of New York State, offering varied and impressive architecture, beautiful parks, diverse cultural activities, and a multiethnic cosmopolitan population.

UAlbany is proud to be a host site for the Fulbright Gateway Orientation program, which is intended to prepare you for your new life as an international graduate student in the United States and provide you with a headstart on American culture, including its academic, financial, and legal systems.

Science Library illuminated at nightUAlbany's Office of International Education has prepared an interesting and rigorous orientation schedule, including sessions on academic life in the United States, survival skills for graduate study, U.S. history and social values, and how to maintain your psychological and physical health.

You will spend your daytime hours participating in valuable orientation sessions, touring UAlbany’s unique uptown campus, designed by renowned architect Edward Durell Stone as a unified yet bold monument to education, and exploring Albany’s historic venues, such as the New York State Capitol.

We hope you enjoy this unique introduction to the United States at UAlbany.

This activity is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as part of its Fulbright Program, the U.S. government's flagship international exchange program supported by the people of the United States and partner countries around the world.
For more information, visit fulbright.state.gov.

This activity is administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Presented by University at Albany.

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs
AMIDEAST - America-Mideast Educational and Training Services Fulbright Program Institute of International Education LASPAU - Academic and Professional Programs for the Americas

Please send questions or comments about this site to:
international@albany.edu


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