Student Organizations

International Student Organization

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Do you want to meet students from all over the world? Do you want to plan campus-wide programs for all students on campus? Do you want to get involved as a leader on Miami’s campus and as a liaison between international students and the ISSS office? Join the International Student Organization!

Who are we?

The International Student Organization (ISO) welcomes anyone with an interest in international and/or multicultural issues. ISO aims to increase understanding of international issues, offer dynamic and relevant international-themed programming, improve and lobby for the creation of international student services, and provide avenues for intercultural exchange at Miami University by collaborating with university offices, student organizations and individuals in an atmosphere of mutual respect and positive engagement.

Signature Programs

ISO’s signature programs include an annual King’s Island Theme Park Trip and Paintball Tournament, as well as organizing Intercontinental Week for all international student organizations on campus to be involved in.

Join ISO!

International Leadership council 

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Each month, the ISSS office hosts student representatives, called International Ambassadors, from the organizations below to form a council of international leaders, the International Leadership Council (ILC). These student leaders are liaisons between their organizations and the ISSS office.

Purpose of the ILC

  • Create connections across campus!
  • Advertise events among the student organizations and ISSS
  • Promote collaboration among student organizations to plan and implement large campus-wide events
  • Build relationships among student organization leaders and share effective ways to manage student organizations
  • Invite campus and community guests to learn more about international students’ experiences
  • Share suggestions for how ISSS can continue to improve resources for students
  • And many more items! If you have an idea, we would love to hear it!

Involved Organizations

  • African Students’ Union (ASU)
  • Asian American Association (AAA)
  • Association of Latino and American Students (ALAS)
  • Chinese American Cultural Association (CACA)
  • Chinese Information Association (CIA)
  • C-Hope International Volunteer Organization
  • Indian Student Association (ISA)
  • International Perspective Organization (IPO)
  • International Student Advisory Council (ISAC)
  • International Student Organization (ISO)
  • Miami University Graduate Students of All Nations (GSAN)
  • Miami University Iranians
  • Team Signal
  • Taiwanese Student Association (TSA)
  • Vietnamese Student Association (VSA)

Become an International Ambassador!

If you are interested in being part of the International Leadership Council, check out the MU HUB to see which of these organizations fits your interest. Then, let the organization know that you would like to represent them on the ILC to be a liaison with the ISSS office. We are always excited to see new faces!