Who are we?
Welcome to Philly!
ISI Philly is a group of Americans and internationals who want you to feel as though Philly is your "home away from home."
Take a look at our "Meet the Team" page and you'll see we are a diverse group!
Affiliation: We are a Christian non-profit organization affiliated with the Chaplain's office at The University of Pennsylvania. You do not have to be at U Penn to join us. We are open to everyone, regardless of university, race, religious background, gender orientation, or country of origin. ISI Staff are associated with International Students, Incorporated. (See: What is ISI?)
What do we do?
We serve YOU:
What do the students say?
"I wish I'd found you guys last year when I got to America! Now I'm telling all my friends... this is a great place to connect."
-A grad student
"ISI is my social life! I have met so many wonderful friends here."
-Another grad student
"I feel respected and valued here."
-An English-language student
"You should call your 'House for all Nations' the 'Home for all Nations' because I feel at home here."
-student at the Thanksgiving party
The welcome party was the most fun I've had since coming to America" -New Student
"Make sure you sign me up for the corn maze next year--it was amazing!"
A-MAZE-ing Corn MAZE!
"I was so lonely when I came to the U.S. But then I found ISI and a whole new network of friends."
-Former Grad student, now in business in the U.S.
"I can't wait to tell my friends about ISI!"
-Returning student who discovered us before the break.
"International students are a blast!"