Center for International Studies

Office of International Student Services

welcome in different languageThe Office of International Students Services is here for you!  Our goal is to help you with any issues or questions you may have during your time here at WIU.  We offer a wide range of services and activities designed to help you adjust to your new surroundings, get involved in campus and community activities, and ensure you have a successful academic career at WIU. 

Contact us at CIS-Activities@wiu.edu or 309-298-3734.

activities

Upcoming Events:

 

Outdoor World Cup Soccer Tournament

  • Sept. 5, Vince Grady Field
  • Register online at wiu.edu/intramurals by August 30th.  There is no cost to sign up.  There are 6 players per team.

Cultural Connections - "Communication Across Cultures"

  • September 6, 12:30 pm, Multicultural Center
  • Come meet new people, learn about different cultures, and share information about your own culture while drinking coffee, tea, and eating cookies!
  • Free and open to the campus and community.

Cultural Café - Peru

  • Sept. 19, 12:00 pm, Union Grand Ballroom
  • Come enjoy a free lunch while learning about Peru.

Cultural Connections - "Economy and Natural Resources"

  • September 20, 12:30 pm, Multicultural Center
  • Come meet new people, learn about different cultures, and share information about your own culture while drinking coffee, tea, and eating cookies!
  • Free and open to the campus and community.

Conversation Partners is accepting applications now!

  • This program pairs international students with U.S. WIU students for conversational purposes.
  • Conversation Partners are expected to commit to meeting at least once a week for the duration of the semester. This wonderful cross-cultural sharing opportunity gives both U.S. and International students opportunities to learn about and celebrate their differences.
  • If you are interested in meeting and talking to people from other countries, email CIS-Activities@wiu.edu.