international student program resources

Program Director

Berkshire School's International Student Program Director oversees and coordinates all of the programs which address the needs of the international students. Please contact Director Lissa McGovern at for more information.

Orientation Program

New international students arrive on campus six days before the beginning of classes. During this time, they receive an academic, social, and residential introduction to the school. Other resources available:

  • Immigration Counseling: The Director keeps current with immigration law as it applies to international students in F-1 status and advises students on how to maintain lawful status.

  • Study in the States: This website contains the most current and accurate information in English and in translation provided by the Department of Homeland Security on: 1) how to obtain a student visa to study in the United States; 2) what international students need to do to maintain their student status once they have arrived in the United States and 3) what international students need to do to travel back and forth from the United States to their home countries. (On the homepage of the Study in the States website click on the tab Students at the top of the page and follow the  student links to obtain the desired information.)


Berkshire School

245 North Undermountain Road
 |  Sheffield, MA 01257
 |  T: 413 229 8511

Berkshire School is a co-ed, New England college preparatory boarding and day school offering a rigorous academic course of study in the northeast United States. Our campus, located in Massachusetts, has state-of-the-art academic, artistic and athletic facilities on a stunning 400-acre campus in the Berkshires.

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