Center for International Studies



Welcome to the home page of the Office of International Student Orientation and Activities! Our goal is to serve and support all international students on campus.  We offer a broad range of services and activities designed to orient international students to their new surroundings, get them involved in the campus and community, and make sure they have all the tools and support necessary for a successful academic career here.

This website will introduce you to our friendly and helpful staff, as well as provide you with information on how to get involved with the different activities we offer.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at.  Emails can be sent to


  Our Staff:

Assistant Director, Orientation and Student Activities
Dana Vizdal 
Memorial Hall 347 
Tel: 309-298-2485
Fax: 309-298-2405

Orientation and Activities Secretary: 
Deb Edwards 
Memorial Hall 346

Orientation and Activities Graduate Assistant
Arezou Hosseini
Memorial Hall 347 
(309) 298-2503 
309.298.2405 - Fax

For more information on the following activities sponsored by the Office of International Students Orientation and Activities, please click on the appropriate links:

New International Student Orientation 

WIU Campus Activities 

Macomb Community Activities

International Student Scholarships 

International Student Income Tax 

Studying in the United States - International Students' Blog

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