Students celebrating Holi while being covered in colored powder.

International students enrich and enliven our campus with their diversity, collective experiences and varied perspectives. Through the administration of a number of programs and services, International Students & Scholars strives to promote mutual understanding and cross-cultural exchange among international and local students.

  • International orientation includes sessions led by student leaders and LMU staff. Major session include sessions on immigration, cultural transitions, employment, health insurance, and academics. In addition, students will get the chance to get to know other international students, ask the orientation leaders questions and play games to win various prizes each night! Check your admitted student portal for the zoom link.

    • Friday August 20th
      • 4:30 PM - Welcome to the Pride
      • 5:15 PM - Student Conduct and Community Responsibility
      • 6:15 PM -International Student Hangout*
    • Saturday August 21st
      • 10 AM - Cultural Transitions
      • 11 AM - Involvement & Employment
      • 7 PM - International Student Hangout*
    • Sunday August 22nd 
      • 10 AM - Getting off the Bluff
      • 11 AM - OISS Programs & Services
      • 7 PM - International Student Hangout*
    • Monday August 23rd 
      • 10 AM - Classroom Culture
      • 11 AM - Mind, Body Spirit
      • 7 PM - International Student Hangout*
    • Tuesday August 24th
      • 1 PM - Lunch @ the Lair*
      • 2 PM - Social Hour/ Icebreakers*
      • 3 PM - Campus Tours* 
      • 7 PM - International Student Hangout*

    Friday August 27th at 11am - Transfer Orientation

    Friday September 10th at 11am - Graduate Orientation

    *All in person activities and virtual international student hang outs are optional

  • In 2000, Loyola Marymount University dedicated one of its houses on Loyola Boulevard to the International Student Community to be used for housing as well as programs and events. The Global House provides students of different nationalities and diverse cultures the opportunity to live and learn together in a community of mutual respect, understanding and international friendship.

    The House consists of seven undergraduate students, international or domestic, with an interest in internationalizing the LMU community. Throughout the year, the House hosts various events and activities geared towards celebrating cultures and regions of the world. Those programs are planned by the residents.

    About the Global House

    Every year, the Global House becomes home to 7 students (co-ed). The House is conveniently located on 8000 Loyola Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90045. It contains 3 shared bedrooms and one single room. There are 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas, a kitchen, a patio, a backyard and a front yard.

    Global House Requirements

    • Must be a full-time undergraduate student at LMU
    • Maintain a minimum of 3.0 cumulative GPA
    • No active judicial record
    • Full participation in Global House activities
    • Ideal candidate will have a strong international awareness and openness to diverse cultures

    Learn more about the Global House

  • Request International Flag(s) for your event here.