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Office of International Studies and Programs

General Information

Introduction

The Office of International Studies and Programs coordinates all internationally related activities on campus including maintaining institutional linkages, facilitating faculty exchanges, providing study abroad/exchange and academic advising for both international students and American students, promoting English language acquisition through the Asia University America Program and the University English as a Second Language Program, and collaborates with the academic deans and departments in support of the Area Studies Programs and the overall internationalization of the university curriculum. The Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) exists to provide a variety of services to all segments of Central Washington University in order to meet the diverse needs of CWU's students, faculty, international students, research scholars and professors. The following services are offered through the OISP: study abroad/exchange advising (SAEA), advising to international students and scholars (AISS), English language training through the University English as a Second Language (UESL) program, and a unique cultural learning experience for Japanese students through the Asia University America Program (AUAP).