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Published: Tuesday, 13 Mar 2018
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Whether you are faculty, staff, student, or even a parent- it's essential to understand the dynamics of this unique form of self-doubt so you can take active steps to address it in yourself or those you work with, manage, mentor or teach. Join us for an interactive talk on imposter syndrome in higher education led by internationally-recognized expert and author, Dr. Valerie Young.



Published: Tuesday, 23 Jan 2018
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Have a tax question? Tax clinicians from the MSU College of Law Tax Clinic will be available to meet with you one-on-one to discuss tax-related issues. Please bring all your tax-related documents and all your visa-related documents.


OISS is hiring

Published: Tuesday, 09 Jan 2018
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

The Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) at Michigan State University is now accepting applications for paid positions as an Orientation Leader for the Fall 2018 International Academic Orientation Program (IAOP) taking place from August 20-24, 2018.


Join us for the 2017 Learning Abroad Conference.

Published: Thursday, 09 Nov 2017
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Co-Sponsored by Office for Education Abroad, the Office for International Students and Scholars, and the Academic Advancement Network, the Learning Abroad Conference (LAC) features presentations from students returned from international learning experiences and international students currently studying abroad here in East Lansing. Presentations include a variety of formats from poetry to journal entries to music compositions to video, and more.


Attend the free Thanksgiving Day Unity Dinner!

Published: Friday, 03 Nov 2017
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Students, scholars and their families are invited to attend the Thanksgiving Day Unity Dinner. Previously known as Homies Giving, this event will feature games, prizes, a DJ, food and fun for all ages. A full Thanksgiving dinner will be provided by area restaurants and there is NO COST to attend.


Join the Intercultural Dialogue this spring semester.

Published: Thursday, 02 Nov 2017
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Intercultural Dialogues at MSU is a new opportunity for students (graduate and undergraduate) that works to create community by building powerful relationships across differences. The first in the series of dialogues is on race and is open to all MSU students and will meet 8 times next spring. Applications for students who are interested in participating are now open, and space is limited.


International Student Essay Contest deadline Monday, October 30th.

Published: Thursday, 19 Oct 2017
Author: Elizabeth Matthews
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

International Student Essay Contest deadline Monday, October 30th. Share your story and make an impact. Win $1,000 (1st), $500 (2nd) or $250 (3rd)!



Published: Tuesday, 17 Oct 2017
Author: Xiaoyu Yin
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Limited walk-in service this week so be prepared!


US Embassy in Turkey Announcement

Published: Monday, 16 Oct 2017
Author: Taylor Ann Mackey
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

On October 8, 2017, the U.S. embassy in Turkey announced that it temporarily suspended non immigrant visa services at posts in Turkey, including the embassy in Ankara and the consular posts in Istanbul and Adana.



Published: Tuesday, 19 Sep 2017
Author: Xiaoyu Yin
Department: Office for International Students and Scholars

Information about the discontinuance of visa issuance of four countries, effective September 13, 2017.