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Center for International Education

Bringing the World to Southern Illinois

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This school is authorized under Federal law to enroll non-immigrant  students.

The mission of the Center for International Education (CIE) office at Southern Illinois University (SIU) to provide for the educational, professional, social, cultural, and personal needs of international students and scholars, from pre-arrival correspondence to postgraduate concerns. CIE recognizes its responsibilities to increase international and multicultural understanding and to serve as the primary SIU advocate, liaison, and resource center for international students and scholars by:

  • Providing information and instruction regarding immigration regulations.
  • Recognizing outstanding scholarship through financial awards.
  • Assisting smooth transitions through personal support services.
  • Creating a positive environment to promote student success.
  • Offering programs to showcase individual cultures.
  • Serving as a campus and external community resource on international affairs.

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