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Helpful Resources

Lasell Welcome Site: This website will be your portal to Lasell University. It includes important information about how to register, necessary forms, placement exams, and other pre-arrival resources. 

Suggested Packing List: Review the suggestions from Lasell's international students on what to bring or purchase for your residence hall. 

International Student Handbook 2020: A resource explaining important F-1 regulations, international student life, and helpful offices and services at Lasell. 

International Student Pre-Arrival Guide 2020: A resource with information about life in Boston, local resources, U.S. cultural values, and adjusting to life in the United States. 

International Welcome Program
The International Welcome Program creates bonds between new international students and returning Lasell students. The purpose is to bring together international and domestic students for multicultural friendship and mutual support. As a new international student, you can sign up to participate in International Welcome Program at the beginning of your first semester, whether the fall or spring semester. 

If you are interested in participating in the program or have questions you would like to ask other students, please email to be connected with International Welcome Program mentors. 

Getting Settled in the U.S. 
Guide for Opening a Bank Account in the U.S. 
Cell Phone Options for International Students
MBTA (Boston Public Transit)

On-Campus Office and Services 
MyLasell phone app 
Lasell Calendar of Events 
Clubs and Student Organizations
Campus Life 
Health Center
Academic Advising
Residential Life (On-Campus Housing)
Commuter Student Services (Off-Campus Housing) 
Student Accounts (Financial and Insurance)

Additional Resources

Education USA: A very helpful website developed by the U.S. Department of State which includes information about undergraduate & graduate study and pre-departure information and resources. 

Study in the States: An informative website by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for prospective or current F-1 students to learn about the process and rules for studying in the United States as an international student. 

Study in the U.S.: This website has information about studying in the US, the living costs, visa and immigration process, cultural customs, application process, scholarships and financial aid for international students in US and a lot more.