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Friendship Programs

This program encourages Miami University and local communities to connect with people from all over the world to develop new perspectives in the spirit of fellowship and appreciation for cultural differences.

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Peer Orientation Leaders (iPOL)

Learn about the undergraduate or graduate students who assist ISSS with welcoming new international students to Miami University.

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International Student Center

All students are welcome to come to the International Student Center for a place to study, take a break from studying, get connected with campus and community resources, or engage with a program or event.

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Student Organizations

Learn about the many student organizations available at Miami or consider joining the International Leadership Council.

Upcoming Events

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ISSS hosts many events throughout the year. Other events have included a Meet Your Advisors gathering at the beginning of the semester, a Sports Series introducing international students to popular American Sports, a Spring Break Family Fun Day and Potluck Lunch, a World Hijab Day event co-sponsored by the Women’s Center, and others. If you have an idea for an ISSS event or would like to collaborate, please contact us!

Support Us

The International Student Fund provides assistance to Miami University’s growing international student population.

International Students and Scholars

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Use the link below to sign up to receive emails from ISSS. Please note that if you are currently enrolled in Miami University courses as an international student or scholar, you will automatically be added to this list.

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