Conversation partners, discussion groups, home visits, campus events, and student organizations help students to experience U.S. culture firsthand. Lectures, exhibits, and seminars integrate students into the intellectual life of the University. ELI students have access to Syracuse University’s excellent libraries, computer laboratories, and fitness facilities.

For information on student associations, contact the individuals and websites below:.


All International Students

International Student Organization
Advisor: Patricia Burak



Arab Student Association
Advisor: Manar Shabouk 



Asian Students in America
President: Alexis Ho


Chinese Students and Scholars AssociationChinese

Chinese Students and Scholars Association
Advisor: Ying Lin 


European Student AssociationEuropean

European Student Association
Advisor: Nancy Rothschild 


Hasa At SU's Profile PhotoHaitian

Haitian American Student Association
Advisor: Marissa Willingham


Hong Kong Student AssociationHong Kong

Hong Kong Student Association
Advisor: Samuel Chan 


Japanese Student Association profile picJapanese

Japanese Student Association
Contact: Tomoko Walter



Korean Students Organization
Advisor: Joon Park

Russian and Slavic Cultural SocietyRussian

Russian and Slavic Cultural Society
Advisor: Brian Taylor


South Asian

South Asian Student Association
Advisor: Tula Goenka



Russian and Slavic Cultural Society
Advisor: Eugene Liu



Turkish Students Organization
Advisor: Can Isik

Stories From Our Students

Olga Verbovaya

Olga Verbovaya

To this day to me you are an example of hospitality and true love and care for students. I think your understanding of what international students really need goes beyond just knowledge, but you have a gift of FEELING people and it really is amazing.

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