OISS provides support services and programming to meet needs of WesternU’s international community. This includes providing programs and activities around cultural adjustment and integration, social connection, self and crisis care, and diversity education.
OISS organizes orientation and welcome events for all incoming international students and scholars. These events aim to help international students and scholars transition to their new life at WesternU and in the U.S. and to provide them with required information to help understand their visa status requirements and responsibilities to maintain legal student visa status.
International Coffee Hour
International Coffee Hour is an opportunity for international students, scholars, faculty, and staff to engage in conversations and make friends in a casual and comfortable environment.
OISS provides seasonal workshops to address hot topics such as visa & travel. employment rights & responsibilities, and immigration compliance.
Cultural Field Trips
OISS organizes two fun and informative field trips each year. These trips will be a great way to explore different parts of Pomona and the surrounding area.