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

CAPS is more than happy to meet with you for any of the above concerns, or if you are experiencing any other difficulties.


Additional Resources

CAPS handout for international students

California Lutheran University's International Student Services

Adjusting to Life in the United States U.S. News & World Report article. 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.