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Embassies/Consulates and Other Links

Embassies/Consulates

List of Foreign Embassies inside the U.S.
http://www.state.gov/s/cpr/rls/fco/c12448.htm

U.S. Embassies and Consulates Worldwide
http://www.usembassy.gov/

Citoyenneté et Immigration Canada
http://www.cic.gc.ca/

Consulate General of China - New York
http://www.nyconsulate.prchina.org/eng/

Consulate
General of India - New York
http://www.indiaconsulateny.org/

Housing

UMD Off-Campus Housing listing
http://www.umassd.edu/housing/offcampus/

Disclaimer: This information is provided as a service to students with the understanding that the University has not inspected the rentals and cannot warrant their condition, nor can the University guarantee the professional behavior of the property owners or managers. A written rental agreement is recommended. Although care is taken to provide correct information, there may be unintended errors, changes or deletions without notification. Users of this information communicate, contract and do business with individuals, companies, or firms at their own risk. The University, officers, agents, and employees of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth shall not be liable for any errors or omissions made in the compilation or printing of this information.

Educational Testing

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
www.toefl.org

Educational Testing Service
http://www.ets.org/

The College Board
http://www.collegeboard.org/

News

Providence Journal
http://projo.com/

Boston Globe Online
http://www.boston.com/globe/

CNN
http://www.cnn.com/

Standard-Times
http://www.s-t.com/

Moscow Times (Russia)
http://www.moscowtimes.ru

St. Petersburg Times (Russia)
http://www.sptimes.ru

Public Broadcasting System
http://www.pbs.org

Cultural Events & Cultural Interests

United Nations of UMass Dartmouth Blog

Chinese Clip Art
http://chineseculture.about.com/culture/chineseculture/library/clipart/blscliparts.htm

Encyclopedia of Days
http://www.shagtown.com/days/

Hinduism Today Magazine
http://www.hinduism-today.com/

Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA
http://www.narrowscenter.org/

Zeiterion Theatre, New Bedford, MA
http://www.zeiterion.org/

Holidays in the U.S.
http://www.opm.gov/Operating_Status_Schedules/fedhol/2011.asp

A History of American Slang (scroll to the end for modern information!)
http://www.pbs.org/speak/words/sezwho/campustalk/

Government Departments

United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
http://www.uscis.gov/

Internal Revenue Service
http://www.irs.gov/

Social Security
http://www.ssa.gov/

Department of State
http://www.state.gov/

Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles
www.massrmv.com

City of Fall River
http://www.fallriverma.org/

City of New Bedford
http://www.newbedford-ma.gov/

Town of Dartmouth
http://www.town.dartmouth.ma.us/

Wikipedia Information about Dartmouth, Massachusetts

Human Rights Organizations and Legal Organizations

Amnesty International
http://www.amnesty.org/

Human Rights Watch
http://www.hrw.org/

National Lawyer's Guild
http://www.nlg.org/

American Immigration Lawyers Association
http://www.aila.org/

American Immigration Council
http://www.americanimmigrationcouncil.org/

American Civil Liberties Union
http://www.aclu.org/

Education

Higher Education Information Center
http://www.einet.net/review/41114-400560/Higher_Education_Information_Center_HEIC.htm

Institute of International Education
http://www.iie.org/

The International Student Organization in America
http://www.isoa.org/

Society for International Development
http://www.sidw.org/

The Center for International Studies
http://www.studyabroad-cis.com/

Massachusetts Council for International Education
http://www.umass.edu/ipo/old/macieinf.html

Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs
Http://exchanges.state.gov/education


The U.S. Department of Education
http://www.ed.gov/

NAFSA: Association of International Educators
http://www.nafsa.org/

American Councils for International education(ACTR/ACCELS)
http://www.actr.org/

International Research and Exchanges Board (IREX)
http://www.irex.org/

Educational/Career Planning and Workforce Development
http://www.act.org/

Other

Metric Conversion Tables
http://www.simetric.co.uk/index.htm

UMass Dartmouth Center for Reading and Writing

Resources for ESL, writing, editing

Financial Aid

U.S. Government Federal Trade Commission
Scholarship Advisory

EducationUSA

International Education Financial Aid
http://iefa.org/

EduPass
http://www.edupass.org/finaid/databases.phtml

Fastweb (scholarships)
http://www.fastweb.com

Travel

Bureau of Consular Affairs
http://travel.state.gov/

ISIC: International Student Travel
http://www.isic.org

 

 

 

Updated 05/27/2013 

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