EducationUSA advising center at US Embassy Jamaica

The EducationUSA advising center at US Embassy in Kingston, Jamaica offers professional educational advising services to approximately 3,500 students. Operating at the standard level, our advising center services students who are interested in engaging in academic exchange between Jamaica and the U.S. From studying English as a foreign language, participating in short term exchanges, enrolling into full academic degree programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels at accredited U.S. higher education institutions, our EducationUSA advising center promotes a wide variety of academic opportunities and supports students, parents, teachers, local governments and higher education institutions in their efforts to achieve their academic mobility goals.

The center provides a variety of educational services, including free introductory public information sessions on various topics of U.S. education, webinars, individual consultations on U.S. study, and application support services. It also provides logistical support to accredited U.S. higher education institutions on recruitment in Jamaica as well as supports open public events such as presentations and fairs to promote exchange opportunities, working closely with the local educational community.

Services

Student Memberships
Audience: International Students
One-on-One Advising
Audience: International Students
Advising by Appointments
Audience: International Students
Drop-In Advising
Audience: International Students
Group Presentations/ Sessions
Audience: International Students
Computer/ Internet Access/ Use
Audience: International Students
DVDs/ Videos
Audience: International Students
Library Hours
Audience: International Students
Maintain a College Catalogue Library
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Maintain a Media Library (DVD/ CD/ VHS)
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize U.S. Higher Ed Orientation Sessions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Suggest Lodging Options for U.S. University Representatives
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Make Accommodation Reservations for Visiting U.S. University Representatives
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Recommend Visits/ Meetings for U.S. Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting Local High School Counselors
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist in Contacting the Country's Ministry of Education
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Assist U.S. Representatives in Contacting Local Colleges/ Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Participate in College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Organize College Fairs
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Information on Local Government and Foundation Scholarships
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Verify the Recognition / Certification/ Accreditation of Local Institutions
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Connect U.S. institutions with Possible Partner Universities
Audience: U.S. Higher Education Professionals
Offer Local/ National School Counselor Training
Audience: High School Counsellors

Events

Financial Aid

Apply by:
No Deadline

Walk-in Address

US Embassy Jamaica
142 Old Hope Road
Kingston
01
Jamaica

Mailing Address

Public Affairs Section AmEmbassy Kingston For: Educational Adviser
3210 Kingston Place
Washington, DC 20521-3210
US

Center Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 8:00-13:00
Tuesday: 8:00-15:30
Wednesday: 8:00-15:30
Thursday: 8:00-15:30
Friday: 8:00-15:30
Saturday: Closed

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