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
  • 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 Students Welcome and Network Event
    Please join us in giving MSUM’s new international students a warm welcome to the Dragon Family. This welcome & networking event will be on Friday, January 6, 2023 starting at 3:30 p.m. in the Sun Garden Lounge (CMU). The event is open to all students, faculty, and staff.
  • Attention: Fall 2022 Graduating Students who wish to receive International Sash!
    Are you graduating in Fall 2022 and wish to represent your nation wearing your county flag sash? The Office of Diversity and Inclusion and the Center for Global Engagement are hosting a special graduate reception in celebration of your accomplishments to be held on Wednesday, December 14, 2022, in the CMU Ballroom at 4:00 PM. If you wish to receive […]
  • Save the Date: Understanding and Providing Internship Opportunities for International Students – Nov. 14 and Nov. 17
    Please join Fumi Cheever and Samantha Gust as they present a session, “Understanding and Providing Internship Opportunities for International Students” during International Education Week. There are two opportunities: Monday, November 14 – 11:30 am – 1 pm – LI 124 in the FPLC and Zoom: https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/94323540792 Thursday, November 17 – 11:30 am – 1 pm – LI 125 in the […]
  • MSUM offers pilot mid-semester classes for international students
    Nine international students were ready to start classes at MSU Moorhead in August, but because the visa process for these students is often complicated, time-consuming and unpredictable, they were unable to do so. The outcome: they may not be able to study at their university of choice or their degree goals may be delayed. MSUM is piloting a new program […]

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: international_students@lists.mnstate.edu.