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Resources for International Students: Campus Information Resources

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This page contains links and information to many of Dickinson's resources and services. If you have questions about immigration or visas, please use the links in the box on the top right.

Campus Publications

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The Dickinsonian: Dickinson College's student-run newspaper. It is published weekly and contains articles on a wide variety of subjects from campus news, editorials and opinions, cartoons, sports, and reviews of movies, books, and restaurants. It can be found in the HUB or in many academic buildings.

Dickinson Magazine: Read about Dickinson’s people, places, and programs in this award-winning alumni magazine.

Where do I get help with majors, internships, careers, and graduate school?

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Where do I get help with majors, internships, careers, and graduate school?

The Dickinson College Center for Advising, Internships & Lifelong Career Development provides assistance in:

  • Choosing a Major
  • Internship Resources
  • Career Resources
  • Professional and Graduate School Resources

Where do I get help with English, or with writing a paper?

For those of you whose first language is not English, writing a research paper in English can be a big challenge. The Writing Center can be of great help in these areas:

Dickinson College Student Resources

Academic Resources

Academic Advising: This page contains information on Faculty and Peer Advising, the Peer Tutoring Program, and class deans.

Bookstore: Here you can order textbooks online and find items such as clothing, posters, and electronics.

Learning Skills and Study Strategies: The services at Strategies, Organization, and Achievement Resources (SOAR) are available to any Dickinson student seeking extra support in the areas of time management, effective reading and study skills, note-taking and review strategies, memory-enhancing techniques, and test preparation.

Registrar's Office: Here you can find resources about adding and dropping classes, graduation requirements, transcripts, and other related records.

 

Community

Campus LifeThe Division of Student Life oversees Dickinson’s residential operations, student activities, student orientations, and residential education.

Clubs and Organizations: Dickinson has many clubs and organizations. You can visit the Clubs and Organizations link for more information, or you can check them out at Activities Night, which takes place at the beginning of the fall and spring semesters. 

Diversity and Inclusion: Visit this page for information on resources that support the development of an equitable, pluralistic society on campus, in the community, and around the world, such as:

 

Student Services

Campus Dining

Facilities Management

Student Accounts

Mail Services

Department of Public Safety

The Wellness Center

Where do I get help with questions concerning immigration?

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Visit Dickinson's Center for Global Study and Engagement for support with any questions you may have about immigration.

Further information can be found on the International Students and International Admissions pages.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Study in the States website includes current updates and changes to F-1/J-1 policy, as well as resources such as tips for traveling in and out of the country during holidays.

Where do I get help with technology?

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The Technology Services Department offers a wide range of technology support for all students at Dickinson, such as Wi-Fi, Printing, Training and Tutorials, and Borrowing Equipment.

Anytime you need immediate assistance with a technology issue, contact the Helpdesk.