Services for International Sponsored Students

  • Admission application assistance and advising.
  • Individual advising sessions for sponsored students.
  • Coordination between admissions office, academic departments, and the English as a Second Language (ESL) program.
  • Liaison with Residence Services to reserve on-campus housing for students (when requested by sponsor) and assistance in identifying off-campus housing options for eligible students.
  • Assistance for students in fulfilling sponsor’s requirements, terms and expectations.
  • Airport pick-up (if requested by sponsor) and arrival assistance for newly arriving students.
  • Assist with documentation required by the sponsor, including official transcripts.
  • Course registration and collaboration with academic units.
  • Cultural adjustment and engagement on campus and in the community.
  • Identifying community service and internship opportunities.
  • Contact Sponsored Student Services Coordinator Salma Benhaida sbenhaid@kent.edu for assistance.