Welcome to ISS
The mission of the Office of Intercultural Student Affairs is to build the intercultural and Cross-Cultural capacity of students through high-impact pedagogical practices and support services, so as to best inform and empower them in a globally diverse and engaged world.
ISS Units and Programs
ISS Units: ISS consists of several units dedicated to enhancing and fostering student diversity.
ISS Programs: We have developed and collaborated with other units to create orientation and transition programs to help contribute toward academic success and personal development.
ISS Vision and Values
The Office of Intercultural Student Services will be a national model as a responsive, progressive, scholarly and socially just community that is known for its accomplished record of engaging people and ideas from diverse backgrounds that will be able to meet the challenges of a more complex world both globally and locally.
Our work is grounded in ideals of diversity, social justice and equity. We will thus be following the following values:
Respect: We treat others with civility, dignity, and appreciation.
Collaboration: We honor a shared sense of purpose, trust, communication and active leadership. We provide opportunities to meet, communicate, and partner.
Honor: We stand for civility, dignity, trustworthiness and fairness. We believe that what we demonstrate to others reflects our character.
Integrity: We practice honesty, freedom, truth, and ethical role modeling for our students in all that we do.
Compassion: We demonstrate empathy and foster personal growth within an environment in which every individual matters.