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Global Transition

Office of International Services

Global Transition 2019 Student Coordinator Application is Now Open!

Detailed information about the position, the application requirements, and the application form itself can be found on:

The deadline to apply is Sunday, October 28 at 11:59pm.

If you have any questions about Global Transition or the Student Coordinator position, please email us at

About Global Transition

Global Transition is a program to welcome undergraduate international students to Fordham and help with adjustment to the first days and weeks here. During Global Transition, new students will have the opportunity to meet and get to know other international students from all over the world, attend important and helpful information sessions, and engage in some fun activities/events. During Global Transition, you will also be able to ask current Fordham students all the questions you may have about life at Fordham.

Global Transition 2019

The spring Global Transition program will be held on Thursday, January 10, 2019 - it is a full-day program.  Following Global Transition, you will participate in the University-wide New Student Orientation.

The fall Global Transition program will run from Tuesday, August 20 - Friday, August 24.  Following Global Transition, you will participate in the University-wide New Student Orientation.

Global Transition includes fun activities, important information sessions, and the valuable chance to get to know the campus and other new and current international students. 

Want to know what it's like to attend GT, and what past participants say about the program? 

Check out our 2018 Welcome Video.  On our Vimeo channel, you can also see other GT videos, including footage of the program from previous years.

Social Media

Global Transition is on Facebook! Like our Facebook page. This is a great way to see and start talking to other new international students, and also to ask any questions you may have. Your Global Transition Assistants are members of this group, and are excited to help you however they can! Follow Global Transition on Twitter! OrgSync is another great way to connect with us. It gives all students access to information about any club on either campus! Follow our OrgSync page for additional updates about Global Transition!