- Go directly to the International Student and Scholar Services Office (ISSS)
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is the resource and advisement center for UAlbany's international student population. Services provided include U.S. Immigration counseling, cultural and academic orientation, coordination of social events, a Language Partners Program, and personal and University procedural concerns.
Science Library G-40
University at Albany
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222 U.S.A.
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (518) 591-8189
Check in with ISSS so they know you have arrived in the country and to present the I-94 form, as well as have any questions or concerns answered. In addition, please make sure you attend the New International Student Orientation program that occurs before the start of each semester. You should also plan to check in with your department and attend all School of Public Orientation activities that are held the week before classes start each fall.
The International Student and the School of Public Health orientations are required, so be sure to verify the dates of these orientations before making travel arrangements to Albany, NY.
Go to the School of Public Health
The School of Public Health is located on the Health Sciences Campus of the University at Albany in Rensselaer, NY. You can take the University at Albany Health Sciences Campus shuttle from the Uptown Campus. Get the shuttle bus schedule. Please note that the East Campus Shuttle is available on weekdays only.
Please note that the administrative office and many of the laboratories for the Department of Environmental Health Sciences are located near the downtown campus in Wadsworth Center facilities at the Empire State Plaza; the administrative office and many of the laboratories for the Department of Biomedical Sciences are located at the David Axelrod Institute and the Center for Medical Sciences on New Scotland Avenue in Albany. Please contact your department for directions and advance notice when you first arrive, as these are secure facilities which require advance registration.