The Center for Global Services at the GAIA Centers and Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences International Services at the GAIA Centers coordinate an array of services for international students and their spouses, for faculty, scholars, and their spouses, and for academic, research, and administrative units.
For international students and their spouses, The Center for Global Services at the GAIA Centers provides orientation programs, English conversation groups, and a range of other cross-cultural programs, as well as regulation - and insurance - related advisement in the form of workshops, printed materials and web pages, and other media. For international faculty, scholars, and their spouses, Rutgers provides an orientation program offered weekly year-round, individual and group regulatory advisement services, an international women’s group, and a growing number of involvement programs. For academic, research, and administrative units, the coordination of visa petitions and exchange visitor sponsorship procedures, instructional packets and website pages, a series of training programs, and other services are provided.
By hosting people from different world regions, the university benefits from the knowledge and unique cultures of international scholars and students. Their presence enriches the local community and connects the university to the world in exciting and individualized ways.