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About Us

The Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) provides support to Michigan State University’s international students, scholars and families.

Our student support services include:

  • Advising on and facilitating compliance with U.S. immigration regulations.

  • Conducting orientations and other special programming that help international students and scholars integrate into and adjust to the academic, cultural and social life of MSU.

  • Serving as a liaison with U.S. government agencies, foreign embassies, sponsors and educational foundations that support international students and scholars.

  • Contributing to the internationalization of MSU by providing opportunities for growth through cross-cultural interactions.

Who Is OISS?


You Are Welcome Here


MSU's Global Spartan Community and OISS

Contact Us

Phone: 517-353-1720
Email: oiss(at)
Office Fax: 517-355-4657

General Office Hours

Monday through Friday 
8:00am - 5:00pm

OISS will be closed on official MSU holidays.
Find holiday closure dates on the MSU Holiday Schedule.