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international center logoClark is excited to welcome international students to campus on Monday, January 9, 2023, a few days before the undergraduate and graduate Orientations begin.

International Student Welcome (ISW) provides you with the opportunity to build friendships with other international students and get to know campus. You also will receive important information that will help you be successful during your time at Clark.

ISW is required for all international students and is optional for U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are living outside of the U.S.


Mon., January 9
Arrival Day

Arrive on campus and settle in. The International Center will be open from 9:00am – 7:00pm and will provide campus tours, snacks and coffee, and friendly staff!

Mon., January 9
Campus Tours

Campus Tour Start Times:

  • 10 a.m.
  • 1 p.m.
  • 4 p.m.

If you would like to take a tour of campus, please meet at the International Center (142 Woodland Street) at one of the start times listed above.

Mon., January 9
Airport Shuttle Pickup

5 – 6:00 p.m.

The airport shuttle will arrive at Boston Logan International Airport at 5:00pm EST, and will depart for Clark University at 6:00pm EST. If you would like to sign up for this free shuttle, please fill out the airport pickup sign-up form by Friday, December 30.

Tue., January 10

10:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Tilton Hall

Come to Tilton Hall (second floor of the University Center) to check-in for ISW, pick up your OneCard, submit your transcripts to Graduate Admissions, and get other important information for your time at Clark.

Wed., January 11
Welcome Brunch

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Tilton Hall

Wed., January 11
ISW Information Sessions

Noon – 3:00 p.m.

Jefferson 320

After brunch, please plan to attend the information sessions as they will provide you with important information you need in order to be successful during your time as a student at Clark.

Fri., January 13
Makeup Immigration Session

1 – 2:00 p.m.

If you are unable to attend the Wednesday ISW Information Sessions, please plan to attend the Makeup Immigration Session on Friday.

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Sun., January 22
School Yahd Outing

11:30am – 3:30pm

Want to socialize with new friends and play fun games? As part of ISW, new international students are invited to join us for a trip to the School Yahd.

Limited capacity. Registration will open at ISW Check In on Tuesday, January 10.

To-Do Lists

As a new international student, you have many tasks to complete before coming to Clark: ensuring you have health insurance; securing on-campus or off-campus housing; completing the ISW Registration and Form by December 30, 2022; and, if using the airport shuttle, completing the airport shuttle sign-up form by December 30, 2022.

For even more tasks to complete, visit the checklists below:

Have More Questions?

We understand that studying in a different country is exciting but also presents unique challenges. The International Center is here to help you navigate your transition. We will provide Orientation programming throughout your fall semester.

Please feel free to email with any questions you have as you prepare to come to Clark.

Contact Information

International Center

Office Location
Office Hours
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Monday – Friday

  • Summer Hours
    (June 1 – August 1)

    9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
    Monday – Thursday

    9 a.m. – 4 p.m.