International Student Events

Global Students Orientation: all the new Global Students are involved, prior to the beginning of the school year, in a 5-day long orientation program exclusive to International Students. During this time, they will get familiar with the area and they will be provided with resources that will prepare them for their studies in the US.

Here they are on the Blue Bridge after a group dinner in Downtown Grand Rapids!

students holding "Aquinas College" flag on a bridge

Our International Programs Office continues to organize events for our International Students even during the school year! These are some of them at ArtPrize, a huge Art Festival that takes place in Grand Rapids every fall.

group photo of students

Lake Michigan is only about 40 minutes away from Grand Rapids! There is no better place to visit during warm weekends, especially at the beginning of the year.

students at the beach holding an "Aquinas College" flag