International Student and Scholar Services (formerly International Admissions and Services and Immigration Compliance) recruits and facilitates the admission and enrollment of students from around the world who would like to obtain an education at Western Michigan University. International Student and Scholar Services staff provide assistance and support to international students on campus to help them achieve their educational goals, while maintaining a positive living and learning experience. International Student and Scholar Services also serves as a liaison between international students and various University departments.  Services provided enhance multicultural understanding and facilitate interactions among international students and the University, as well as regional communities.

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  • Cultivate a campus community that fosters and promotes campus wide international and intercultural understanding by serving as WMU’s primary center for matters concerning international students.
  • Assist international students in gaining meaningful academic and socio-cultural experiences while studying and living within WMU's campus community and the southwest Michigan community-at-large.