Welcome to Wesleyan’s Global Community!

This has been a year of growth and change across all areas “global” at Wesleyan. After several years of modest declines, participation in study abroad went up significantly, enrollments in language classes ticked up, and the volume of international students continued to rise. We saw notable successes by our students applying for fellowships, including the…

Study Abroad Fair (Fall 2019)

On September 5th, the WesWOW tent hosted the Wesleyan’s annual Study Abroad Fair.  The event, coordinated by the Office of Study Abroad, provided an opportunity for prospective students to connect with over 25 organizational and institutional representatives, speak to returned students, and explore a myriad of different programs. With hundreds of programs represented partner providers and staff…

OISA: Processing Time, Drop-In Hours, and OPT Workshops

The processing time is now online. Students should plan accordingly to either visit us during one of our drop-in hours or make an appointment to see an OISA staff. Fall OISA drop-in hours:  Tues. 10:00-11:00 am, 2:30-3:30 pm Wed. 2:00-3:30 pm Thurs. 11:30 am-1:00 pm Fri. 11:30 am-1:00 pm, 2:00-3:30 pm Optional Practical Training (OPT)…

Join the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB)

Apply to Serve on the International Student Advisory Board Deadline: Friday, September 15, 11:59 pm  Applications for the International Student Advisory Board (ISAB) are due soon! Find out more information about ISAB by watching this video. Have your voice heard in shaping policies and services at Wesleyan! Questions? Email isab@wesleyan.edu.

International-U.S. Student Roommate Dinner

During WesWOW (Wesleyan Week of Welcome), the Office of International Student Affairs and the Fries Center for Global Studies collaborated to put together a formal dinner for international students and their domestic U.S. roommates in order  to share a meal and explore cross-cultural understanding. The event took place on Wednesday, September 4th, 2019 from 5…