On January 14, 2020, OIP held the International Student Welcome Day to welcome international students coming from the Algeria, Australia, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, Syria, United Kingdom, and United States among others.
Undergraduate and graduate degree seeking, visiting and exchange students enjoyed the opportunity to discover, learn, and connect with one another.
The eventful day started with a morning of icebreakers and a campus tour followed by a delicious Lebanese brunch. After that, members of the OIP team the Office of Student Affairs, the Center for Civic Engagement and Community Service, University Health Services, and The Office of Protection presented students with relevant and valuable information f to help ease their transition to campus and Lebanon.
OIP Mentors assisted in extending a warm and hospitable welcome to all new international students throughout the day and week. They organized a neighborhood tour, a downtown tour and a welcome dinner.