For International Students

As an international student, you may encounter new and intense stressors as you transition to living and learning at Cal Lutheran.

Common concerns for international students include:

  • Anxiety about academic performance and requirements
  • Concerns related to self-identity
  • Acclimating to U.S. culture
  • Self-esteem struggles
  • Navigating long distance relationships
  • Conflicts in intimate, social, or professional relationships
  • Homesickness


Additional Resources


Adjusting to Life in the United States contains helpful information about studying and living in the United States. gives a comprehensive explanation about living in America as a foreign student, including information about different academic options to pursue after college.