KU International Affairs

Welcome Home to KU! 

We look forward to your arrival. To help you prepare, we've provided these videos about housing, orientation, and other resources available to you during your first year. For more information about planning your journey, be sure to visit International Student Services. In the meantime, enjoy our students' stories! 

Arjan--Self and Oswald Halls

Arjan, a Resident Assistant in Oswald Hall, shows us around KU's two new residence halls. 

Mizuki and Yui--Jayhawk Towers

Mizuki and Yui, two English majors from Japan, love apartment-style living at Jayhawk Towers. Follow them inside and discover why. 

Vsofia--Oliver Hall

Oliver Hall is the place for Vsofia, a sophomore psychology major from Hungary. Learn more about your living options on her tour. 

Keyana--"You at KU" Orientation

"You at KU" International Student Orientation is the single most important aspect of starting your KU experience. Keyana, Orientation Leader, explains. 

Brooklyn--International Leadership Team

The International Leadership Team organizes activities and checks in on new students throughout their first year. Brooklyn, International Leader, tells us more. 

Sebastian, Fatima, and Rohan--Academics

​Want advice about academics from experienced KU students? Check out Sebastian, Fatima, and Rohan's video.