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International Student and Scholar Support Program

MSU offers the International Student and Scholar Support Program to support you while living in the United States. 


We understand that studying and working in another country is exciting, and it also can be a time of change, adjustment, and stress. Here at Michigan State University we want make sure your time here is a positive and growing experience. 

Get help with adapting to new cultures, being successful in school and work, everyday issues while living in the U.S., relationships with friends and family, stress, anxiety, sadness, loneliness, and more!

Brought to you by Morneau Shepell and Michigan State University, the International Student and Scholar Support Program is free for international students, scholars, faculty and staff. Your information is kept private. You have unlimited access to articles, tools, resources, and International Student & Scholar Support Advisors that can help you succeed during your time at MSU.

What makes ISSP special is that you can connect with an Advisor who:

  • speaks your language
  • understands your culture
  • keeps all information confidential, and
  • is available 24/7 at no cost to MSU students!

ISSP support can be accessed in any of the following ways:

  • by mobile and web chat
  • over the phone
  • through video

Contact an Advisor

You can choose between scheduling an appointment for a date and time that works for you or chat with an Advisor immediately. ISSP is here to help.

Get in touch:

  • Download the free MySSP app 
  • us.myissp.com
  • Call 1-866-743-7732
  • From outside North America, call 001.416.380.6578

Morneau Shepell is the world's leading international counseling organization, offering culturally and linguistically relevant support to over 20 million people globally.