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Welcome International Students

At Kendall College, we believe that the international students who come to study at our Chicago campus provide an indispensable element to our vibrant culture. In return, we offer students from all around the world the unique opportunity to study in the heart of Chicago’s business, hospitality and culinary cultures. 

Office of International Affairs

The Office of International Affairs provides support to international students to facilitate a successful transition to the United States and assists Kendall students considering study abroad opportunities. OIA provides international student assistance with the basics of status maintenance, employment and internship regulations, and adjustment to academic life at Kendall College.

Office of International Affairs
Room 240
Hours: M-F 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Clare Lake - Senior Coordinator
Telephone: 312 752 2468

René Gosch - Coordinator
Telephone: 312 752 2504

For more information on student visa rules and regulations go to the Study in the States website.

Share Your Story. Broaden Our Family.
Current students and alumni have the opportunity to make an international referral into Kendall College’s degree programs and receive our Global Teamwork Award. Click here for more information.

International Admissions Events in Your Area


Country Event Time and Location Contact/Information
 Germany Seminar Berlin June 17, 2014
19:00 - 22:00 hrs

Hotel Adlon Kempinski Berlin
Unter den Linden 77
10117 Berlin
Participation is free of charge. Places are limited. Kindly register for the seminar until 10 days prior to the event at

October 10-11. 2014
09:00 - 16:00 hrs

Messe Karlsruhe
Festplatz 9, 76137 Karlsruhe
  Einstieg November 21-22, 2014
09:00 - 16:00 hrs

M,O,C, Halle 1 + 2
Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 Muenchen
 Portugal Individual Meetings and Personal Interviews 
September 17, 2014
10:00 - 16:00 hrs

Tivoli Marina Hotel, (Vilamoura)
Algarve, Portugal

For more information or to schedule a personal meeting, please contact:
Mr. Pedro Martins
T +351 910513177


 Learning Opportunities for Laureate Network Students
 International Fact Sheet
 Tuition & Fees
 Living in Chicago
 Student Clubs


We are dedicated to your academic, professional, and personal success

All of Kendall's resources are easily accessible to you including: student housing, academic advising, Kendall library and The John A. Miller Academic Success Center.

The Career Services department assists international students and graduates with  resumes, interviewing skills, internship and employment search, on campus employment and post graduate Optional Practical Training(OPT) opportunities.