International Student Center

International students play a bean bag toss game at orientation picnic
 Students pose with Miami mascot Swoop in front of welcome sign for international students
ISC sign advertising bursar drop-in
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international students seated together at orientation picnic
orientation ipols pose at ISC

Welcome to the International Student Center (ISC)!

A Global Initiatives collaborative platform for student and community development and intercultural engagement.


MacMillan Hall Room 017
531 East Spring Street, Oxford OH 45056

Use the back entrance of MacMillan Hall. Enter through the middle doors facing the parking lot.

All students are welcome to come to the International Student Center, Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., for a place to study, taking a break from studying, getting connected with campus and community resources, or engaging with a program or event.

The mission of the center is to expand support for international students, providing orientation, resources, and advocacy. Working to co-create opportunities of exploration, discovery, reflection and action for the international community through collaborative co-curricular initiatives, the International Student Center is committed to advance campus internationalization and build a more inclusive global community for those who call Miami, Oxford, and the surrounding areas home.

Regular Scheduled ISC Events for Spring 2023

All times are Eastern Time (ET)

ISSS Drop-In Advising

  • Monday - Thursday, 1:30-3 p.m.

Global Career Development Drop-Ins

  • Wednesdays, 2-4 p.m.

English Language Learner Writing Center Appointments

Campus Care

Informal meetings with Student Counseling Services

  • (Starting January 31) Tuesdays, 4-5 p.m. See Campus Care website for additional locations and times.

Subscribe to the InternationaList Newsletter or check the Events Calendar for other upcoming events.

ISC Room Request

The International Student Center (ISC) offers space and support for students, student organizations, or other groups that are pursuing a program or event that promotes community development and intercultural engagement. All activities in the ISC must follow current public health guidelines of the CDC, State of Ohio, and Miami Healthy Together.

Request ISC Space

Share Your Ideas

Let us know how the International Student Center can support you.

What event or program do you want to see on campus?

Make it happen with the ISC!

For this semester and beyond, the ISC is committed to support students and groups launching programs and events that:

  • share and celebrate diverse expressions of world cultures and peoples.
  • enhance cross-cultural experience and interpersonal communication skills.
  • develop collaborative local/global initiatives toward a shared vision or common purpose.
  • promote a more peaceful and sustainable world.

Resources for Campus and Community Partners

Request a virtual or in-person workshop

Request to promote a program, org, or event to international students


Larysa Bobrova
Coordinator, English Language Learner Writing Center


Jacqueline Rioja Velarde
Associate Director, Center for American and World Cultures


Dan Sinetar
Assistant Director, International Student and Scholar Services


Laura Desmond
Program Manager, International Student and Scholar Services