International Student Profiles

Current international students at Puget Sound come from China, Italy, Japan, Macedonia, South Korea, and Vietnam. Their profiles will give you a snapshot of who they are and their experience at Puget Sound.

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Current International Students

Campus Activities

There are several activities planned for international students, TCK's, and mentors for Spring 2013 - we hope to see you there!  Information regarding activities on campus can be found at News & Events and the Associated Students of the University of Puget Sound (ASUPS) website. Participation in the wide variety of clubs and organizations can be a great way to make new friends.

Employment

International students in F-1 or J-1 status can work part-time on campus for up to 20 hours per week. Off-campus employment is only possible if authorized by the USCIS/INS. Contact the International Student Advisor if you are interested in working. You can also visit the Career and Employment Services (CES) website to explore more opportunities.

If you plan to work in a job related to your field of study while in school, during vacations, or after graduation, learn more about Optional Practical Training and how to obtain the needed work authorization.

Medical Health Insurance

Regarding the LewerMark Insurance plan, you can visit the LewerMark website to check your policy and coverage details, download and print claim forms, and print new cards. If you need answers to routine health questions and middle of the night questions, please check the MyNurse 24/7 line on the website.

Publications

The International Student Handbook and International Programs Newsletter provides comprehensive and up-to-date information about life on campus, immigration status, academics, and other general resources.