Office of International Student Admissions and Programs
Veazey Hall 2020
P.O. Box 8106
Gamble Hall 110
The Office of International Student Admissions and Programs (ISAP) champions and supports the international student community of Georgia Southern University, supporting the University's value of inclusive excellence. ISAP assists, guides, and serves international student prospects/families, enrolled international students, and alumni through admissions counseling, immigration advising and compliance, individual support services, and intercultural programming. ISAP seeks to recruit, retain and graduate international students while broadening global awareness on campus and within the local community.
International Student and Scholar Services
There are nearly 500 international students and scholars in F-1 (student) and J-1 (exchange visitor) visa status from about 90 countries at the university. Georgia Southern provides support services, processes visa-related documents, educates students on the visa laws to help them maintain their status with U.S. Homeland Security, and maintains the university’s compliance with the visa laws. Services provided include: orientation (including academic advisement and registration), English proficiency testing/placement, assistance with health insurance coverage, and visa and cultural advisement.
Intercultural Educational Programs
The Office of International Student Admissions and Programs(ISAP) plans and coordinates programs which foster international understanding and cultural exchange, both on our campuses and within our surrounding communities. Some of the programs offered include Global Partner Zone training, yearly symposiums on different countries, weekly International Conversation Hours, the International Ambassadors, International Education Week, the International Festival, the Global Ambassadors Program, the Cross-Cultural Friendships Program, and the International Extended Families Program. Participation in these programs and events are open to both international and U.S. students, as well as the local community.