The International Services Office provides services to international students, scholars, employees and other visitors to the University of Rochester, as well as the administrators and departments that support them. The ISO is responsible for issuing visa documents, advising on relevant immigration matters, and meeting U.S. reporting requirements. The office also serves as an information resource to assist international trainees in adjusting to the United States, the University and the Rochester community.
- Housing in Rochester
- Healthcare in the U.S.
- Financial Issues
- U.S. Culture and Adjustment
- Community Resources
All graduate students and postdoctoral appointees are required to complete RCR education by completing the Ethics and Professional Integrity in Research course. The training must be completed as soon as possible upon the start of appointment at the University of Rochester.
- Course Information
- Continuing Education
- Related University of Rochester Departments/Policies
- Additional Ethics Resources
- The University of Rochester School of Arts, Sciences and Engineering maintains a great fellowships database that allows users to search by citizenship.
- Other funding opportunity search sites (requires URMC domain log-in).
The Office for Graduate Education and Postdoctoral Affairs (GEPA) maintains a SharePoint site (requires URMC domain log-in) with useful information related to applying for fellowships such as how-to resources, samples of funded applications and information on Responsible Conduct of Research, Institutional Environment and Student Activities.GEPA also offers individual support, such as proof-reading and help navigating the application process, to trainees applying for fellowships. Email Sharon McCullough for additional information.
- International Postdoc Survival Guide - from the National Postdoctoral Association
Permanent Residence in the US - How and When | January 2012
by Margaret A. Catillaz, Harter Secrest & Emery LLP