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International Students

International Student Resources

Below are some useful links for students, scholars and professors. If you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact the Office of International Programs.

F1/J1 Students

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F1 Visa Information

Mendoza Scholarship

The Mendoza Global Ambassador Program is a unique program aimed at increasing Seton Hall University's global footprint. A network of international student ambassadors will work together to increase Seton Hall University's visibility abroad. Ambassadors will inform their local communities back home about the opportunities available at Seton Hall University by carrying out activities in their home country over break periods. If students do not plan to travel back home soon, they may also propose a virtual activity.
Award: Four awards available in the amount of $3,000.
Deadline: March 1st

Graduate Assistantship

  • Graduate-level Assistantships on any of Seton Hall's campuses. Responsibilities are generally either focused on administrative, research or teaching.
  • Please visit, to see openings.
  • Prospective employers seeking graduate assistants, review applications, conduct interviews and hire assistants. You will be contacted if they wish to interview you for an open position.
  • The position is guaranteed for one year with potential for renewal.
  • Award: Partial/Full graduate school tuition. Some positions may include a stipend.

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

Scholarship Resources

Campus Resources

  • Tutoring
    Seton Hall University offers many tutoring opportunities to its students from the ARC resource center to in dorm tutoring students have many chances to seek academic help.

  • Undergraduate Admissions
    If you are a perspective student looking to study at Seton Hall University for an undergraduate degree, please explore the link above to find out more information or for application procedures.

  • Graduate Departments
    If you are a perspective graduate student, please look at the link above for a list of departments that will direct you to the appropriate faculty contact.

  • English as a Second Language (ESL)
    This link will connect you to the ESL department. It has useful information as to who is an ESL student and how to apply to the program.

  • Housing & Residence Life
    The Housing and Residence Life department is in change of on-campus housing options and other aspects of campus life. If you need to apply for housing or have any other questions, click above.

  • Students' Right to Know
    With recent amendments to the Student Right to Know and Campus Security Act of 1990 (re-named the Clery Act), the Department of Public Safety & Security is now able to publish the campus safety information for the university community on its web site. The University's annual security report includes statistics for the previous three completed calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Seton Hall University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report includes institutional policies concerning alcohol and drug abuse, crime prevention, the reporting of crime, sexual assault, and other important information and resource referrals. You can obtain a copy of this report below or by contacting the Department of Public Safety and Security at (973) 761-9328.

  • Student Code of Conduct

  • Health Services

  • Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)

  • Public Safety

IHS Resources

Getting Involved on Campus

  • Student Clubs and Organizations
    With over 150 student organizations at Seton Hall University, we encourage you to get involved on campus. Whether to explore an academic discipline, meet various people, make a difference on a social issue, grow as a leader, or just enjoy a common interest with others, there are endless opportunities offered to make the most of your college experience.

  • First 56 Days Calendar of Events

  • Department of Student Life
    Clubs, Student Activities Board, Student Government Association and more.

  • SHU iBuddy
    The International Buddy (iBuddy) Program is a resource that matches domestic student volunteers to international students from undergraduate, graduate, and English as a Second Language (ESL) programs in hopes to create cross-cultural friendships on campus.

Study Abroad Programs

  • Study Abroad
    Interested in experiencing a culture outside of your own? The Office of International Programs offers Seton Hall students opportunities to study abroad with third-party providers, exchange programs and even Seton Hall faculty.

Tax Information

If you have tax questions please confer with a tax expert. Our office is not qualified to advise individuals. There are many ways to file your taxes, below are some suggested resources you can use. *Please note, Seton Hall University is not affiliated with any of these businesses. Please see the following websites for additional information:

Transportation Links

    This link has schedules for the Seton Hall SHUFLY van, which provides local transportation for students and staff.

  • Train & Bus Schedules This link will redirect you to NJ Transit public transportation schedules and updates.

  • Newark Liberty International Airport
    This is a link for Newark Liberty International Airport out of Newark, New Jersey. Here you will find information about flights, delays and other important updates.

  • JFK International Airport
    This is a link for John F. Kennedy International Airport out of Queens, New York. Here you will find information about flights, delays and other important updates.

  • Air Brook Limousine
    This is a link for information on a company that can provide a private pick-up service from the airport to Seton Hall University.

  • State Shuttle
    This is a link for information on a company that can provide a private pick-up service from the airport to Seton Hall University.

Government Links

  • U.S. Department of State
    The link above will take you to the State Department site where you will find country profiles, international travel advisories, passport and visa information.

  • U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS)
    This page will redirect you to USCIS which explains the immigration process to the United States. This is especially helpful for international students looking to study in the United States.

  • U.S. Embassies and Consulates Abroad
    If you are looking to study abroad and need to schedule an appointment for a student visa or have any other immigration questions, please click on this link for the complete list of United States embassies abroad.

  • Social Security Administration Information
    Please visit the link above to the social security administration site.
    For step-by-step instructions on how to obtain a social security number as an F1 or J1 visa holder, please watch the tutorial video here.

  • Motor Vehicle Commission
    For step-by-step instructions on how to obtain a New Jersey driver license as an F1 or J1 visa holder, please watch the tutorial video here.

Employment Resources

  • The Career Center
    Career Resources ranging from job and internship searches, to campus employment and workshops

  • Companies that use E-Verify
    Students applying for STEM OPT must work at an employer using the e-verify system to process work eligibility

  • USCIS H1B Hub
    A list of employers that have submitted H1B applications to USCIS

Get Involved!

Want to get involved this fall semester? With school back in-person, there’s many things for international students to do on on-campus!

Welcome Weekend

If you’re a new student, Welcome Weekend is a mandatory in-person event that offers a variety of different activities and resources! Welcome Weekend will take place all day August 27-29 , and will include university resources on the green, dinners, entertainment events, academic advising, games, socialization opportunities, and much more! To get more information, visit the Weeks of Welcome webpage.

Involvement Week

Involvement Week offers information about Seton Hall’s 130+ student campus partners, 25+ Greek-lettered organizations, and departments across campus! Join the Office of Student Engagement and student leaders on the University Green from September 7th-9th from 1 p.m.-3 p.m. For information, contact Emma Murphy at (973) 275-2566 or

Student Activities Board (SAB)

Want to stay informed about what's happening on campus? SAB always has something to do, including travel trips, open mic nights and trivia, and weekend events! SAB also hosts some of Seton Hall’s best signature events such as, Blue Day, Spring Fling Carnival, SHU Speaks, and live events! To join SAB, go to their meetings, which are held on Monday nights at 8 p.m. If you can’t attend the meetings, connect SAB on their social media or stop by their office (room 114) in the University Center.
To receive a weekly text from SAB please text SHUSAB to 550-00.  To get more information, visit the SAB webpage.

Student Government Association (SGA)

SGA meetings are open to all Seton Hall students, and they meet every Monday at 7 p.m . in the Chancellor's Suite in the basement of The University Center. Their office is located in the University Center next to the Cove. Follow them on Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat and Facebook @SetonHallSGA. For more information, email or visit the SGA webpage.

Campus Ministry

Campus Ministry holds festivities on Thursday evenings, which include service projects, sports, lectures, movies, men and women’s groups, game nights, barbecues, scavenger hunts, Pack the Chapel Eucharistic Holy Hours, and much more. Visit the Campus Ministry Events Page and join them for one of their upcoming events!

University Events Calendar

Check out Seton Hall’s 2021-2022 Calendar to know what events are happening throughout the year!