International Students

The International Students Advisory Board

Written by Shakeel Jessa ’21 “Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”- Harriet Tubman.  The International Students Advisory Board (ISAB) is made up of ten undergraduate students who were selected by the Office…

VOTE For Your Favorite Photos!

Each year the Fries Center for Global Studies asks Wesleyan students who have had any global experience over the previous summer and/or previous semester to submit photographs to the annual Wes and the World Photo Contest. This group includes study abroad returnees, international students, exchange students, fellowship recipients, and foreign language teaching assistants. The purpose…

CALLING FOR PHOTOS: 4th Annual Wes And The World Photo Contest

Each year the Fries Center for Global Studies hosts the Wes And The World Photo Contest. We ask Wesleyan students who have had any global experience over the previous summer and/or previous semester to submit photographs. This group includes study abroad returnees, international students, exchange students, fellowship recipients, and foreign language teaching assistants. The purpose of…

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…

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 Student Advisory Board (ISAB) informs and advises the International…

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) Workshops:…

Winter Clothes Shopping Trip

This winter supplies shopping trip is for the Class of 2023 international students, international transfer/exchange/visiting students and FLTAs. The trip is scheduled for Saturday, October 12, 2019. We will leave campus at 10 a.m. for Westfarms Mall (in West Hartford, CT) and plan to return to campus at 3 p.m. Office of International Student Affairs…

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshops

International Students in the classes of 2020 & 2021 are welcome to attend. Wesleyan international students graduating this December are strongly encouraged to attend. Information covered in these sessions include: