The below are on-campus Elmhurst University resources that international students frequently interact with and/or can benefit from utilizing. Resources are organized by Academics/Academic Centers and Student Support Services. Each section contains key offices and when international students tend to contact them.

ACADEMICS/ACADEMIC CENTERS

  • Academic Advising
    • Contact Academic Advising if you:
      • Want assistance with major exploration, course registration, degree requirements and general support on making thoughtful decisions regarding your academic endeavors
    • Faculty Advisors
      • Contact your Academic Advisor (UG) or Program Director (GR) if you:
        • Need advice on course registration
        • Are having academic difficulties
        • To find the name of your assigned Academic Advisor/Program Director, log-in to the MyElmhurst Portal, then go to Self-Service>Student Planning>My Progress. Click on “Show Program Notes.”
    • International Student Services (ISS)
      • Contact ISS for advising needs related to F-1 regulations and your immigration status, cultural adjustment, navigating campus resources, and college student referrals.
    • The Learning Center
      • Contact The Learning Center if you:
      • Are having academic difficulties and need tutoring/academic support
    • Registration and Records
      • Contact Registration and Records if you:
      • Need transcripts, have commencement questions, or need the following letters:
      • Enrollment Verification (can be mailed and serve as proof of address) – link
      • Graduation Invitation Letters (can be used for family visa interviews; limited to 6 family members)
      • Note – you should apply for graduation 6-12 months prior to your projected graduation date
    • Russell G. Weigand Center for Professional Excellence (WCPE)
      • Contact the WCPE if you:
      • Need advice on career guidance, pre-law and health professions advising, resume help, and internship assistance (then talk to ISS to make sure you are eligible for the appropriate authorizations on your SEVIS record)
    • Study Abroad
      • Contact Study Abroad if you are interested in studying away from campus, whether abroad or in the United States, through a variety of exciting programs.
      • Get started on your journey with Via.

STUDENT SUPPORT SERVICES

  • Access and Disability Services
    • Contact Access and Disability Services if you:
      • Want to discuss the need for accessible and reasonable accommodations.
    • Chaplain’s Office
      • Contact the Chaplain’s Office for questions related to spiritual and religious development. The Chaplain’s Office is open to students of all faiths and no faiths, and has Chaplains, Co-Chaplains, and Advisors from various faith backgrounds available to the Elmhurst University community.
    • El Centro de La Promesa Azul (part of Equity and Inclusion)
      • Stop by El Centro if you:
        • Are looking for a culturally inclusive space and gathering spot on campus
        • Need a space to collaborate on homework, relax in-between classes, and connect with other students, faculty, and staff
        • Want to check-out the variety of events and programs El Centro provides, such as student discussion, prestigious guest speaker panels, movie nights, and more.
    • Information Services
      • Contact Information Services if you:
      • Are having trouble accessing your email or any other Elmhurst University systems or application
      • Need to reset your password
      • Have a question about university provided technology resources
    • Public Safety
      • Contact Public Safety (630-617-3000) if you:
      • Have questions regarding parking and transportation
      • Need to report a crime or incident
      • Feel unsafe
    • Housing and Residence Life (OHRL)
      • Contact OHRL if you:
      • Are interested in living on-campus
      • Have questions about the room assignment process
      • Have questions about J-Term and Summer Term housing availability and costs
      • Have questions about your meal plan that is tied to your housing
      • Have questions about Summer storage
    • Student Financial Services
    • Student Involvement
      • Contact Student Involvement to explore a variety of opportunities to get involved on campus, including clubs and organizations, community service, Greek Life, campus recreation, and more.
    • Wellness Center
      • Contact Student Health Services (SHS) if you:
      • Need basic health care services, including preventive care, vaccinations, treatment of minor illnesses and injuries, immunizations (and immunization records), lab work and more. All services are confidential and many of them are free (confirm with SHS).
      • You can also use your ISO health insurance card to seek in-network care outside of Elmhurst University.
    • Contact Counseling Services if you:
      • Need confidential counseling to help adjust to college life, address psychological issues and maintain a healthy lifestyle. This includes support for issues such as alcohol and other drugs, transition, eating disorders, anxiety, depression and more.

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