I've never been to Lexington before. What is it like?
Lexington has a small town, friendly feel and is very safe. To learn more about what Lexington offers, look at our Living in Lexington site. Our Center for International Education also has some tips for living in Lexington.
I'm an international student. Can I still work while I am a student?
Students with F and J visas are allowed to work on campus up to 20 hours per week when school is in session and more during breaks, but to work you must obtain authorization. Interested? Check out our Employment Options.
I am worried about being homesick without family nearby.
A lot of students - international and domestic - may experience homesickness. Thankfully W&L's community is close-knit and supportive and often feels like a second home.
International students can also apply to get an American host family. Find out more about the Host Family Program.
Where can I learn more about International Education?
Look at our Center for International Education website. They will be reaching out to international students regarding necessary forms and international travel to campus. If you have any additional questions pleasue reach out to your admissionsCounselor .