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 or 309-298-3734.


Upcoming Events:

Employment/Internship Prep Workshops for International Students

  • October 26, 1 - 3 pm, Corbin Hall Conference Room, Corbin 108
  • Get help with identifying resources for jobs and internships, help with your resume and cover letter, practice interviewing for a job, and help with completing employment application forms.
  • An additional date is November 16th from 11 am - 2 pm
  • Bring your laptop!  Walk-ins welcome!  Questions?  Please email Marlene Forman at or Cindy Ridle at


Haunted House Outing

  • October 26, 6:30 pm
  • Vans load at Memorial Hall and take students to Haunted House in Good Hope
  • Halloween sounds, lights, and special effects create a fun, scary "family friendly" experience
  • Come join us for an evening of fun!


Halloween Party

  • October 29, 6 - 9 pm, Sandburg Lounge (basement of the Union)
  • Win prizes for best costume and pumpkin (pumpkin will be provided)
  • Come join us for an evening of fun and snacks!
  • Sponsored by International Friendship Club (IFC) and Center for International Studies