International Student & Scholar Services

MSUM International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is dedicated to serving the University’s international community. We cultivate an inclusive community by providing expertise and leadership with compassion. ISSS fosters and supports a global campus community as part of MSUM’s Equity goal of a welcoming and internationally connected campus.

International Student & Scholar News
  • Join Us for the Spring 2024 Farewell & Sash Ceremony
    On Thursday, May 9th at 6:00 PM we will be hosting Farewell & Sash Ceremony. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Center for Global Engagement are hosting a special graduate reception in celebration of our diverse graduating students’ accomplishments. If you are an International or Domestic student and identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQIA2S+, or an intersectional […]
  • Samantha Gust Discusses International Students & Internships in Fargo INC!
    Samantha Gust, Director of the Career Development Center, was featured in the June issue of Fargo INC! where she discussed the common questions and concerns employers have regarding international students and internships. Read the article here.
  • University of Agder study exchange opportunities
    Alison Wallace, Biosciences and Sustainability, and Steve Lindaas, Physics and Astronomy and Sustainability, visited the University of Agder (UiA) in Kristiansand, Norway last week. They met with prospective Norwegian education students and faculty in Biology to talk about opportunities for MSUM students to take unique courses like marine biology and sustainability courses. They also sat in on a class in […]
  • Spring 2023 brings large influx of new international students to MSUM 
    Minnesota State University Moorhead welcomed 37 international students to campus this semester, the largest spring class of new international students in more than four years.  “The university and local community receive a huge advantage from international students, who enrich our campus and make our community more vibrant,” said Fumi Cheever, Global Engagement Director for MSUM’s Center for Global Engagement.   In […]
  • Film screening and discussion: “Mission of Joy” How to Find Joy – Combatting the Winter Blues
    You are invited to a Film screening and discussion of “Mission Joy: Finding Happiness in Troubled Times.” Friday, February 3 at 3:30 p.m. in CMU 205. This film features two international icons: His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who unite to combine ancient wisdom with cutting-edge neuroscience to share things that are proven to bring us more […]

International Student Listserve

The international student listserve is a way to keep you informed. All international students will automatically be subscribed to the listserve upon arrival at MSUM. Information provided includes office schedules, special events, international student organization activities, U.S. government regulatory changes and other news items of concern to the international population at MSUM. The list is moderated by ISSS. All information sent to the listserve must be approved by ISSS before it is sent to our international population. To send email to all subscribed members of the list: