About OIE

The Office of International Education, Academic Affairs

California State University, Stanislaus: is a constituent member of the California State University System, the largest four-year system of higher education in the United States. We have 23 campuses, nearly 437,000 students, and 44,000 faculty and staff. The CSU, which spans the entire state of California, has an annual budget of more than $5 billion. It is one of the most diverse and most affordable university systems in the country.

OIE provides a functional partnership and is a bridge between the division of academic affairs student affairs & other university constituencies as "€œone stop shopping model"€ of international programs. OIE fosters global cooperation and articulation linkages that augment overall campus internationalization. Additionally, OIE provides immigration counseling, coordinates the Homeland'€™s Security (SEVIS Database System) and complies with the code of federal regulations as it pertains to F-1, J-1 and M-1 nonimmigrant visas. It also provides retention services for international students & supports foreign faculty exchanges and cross-cultural advising. OIE also administers an intensive ESL program called the English Language Program (ELP), which is designed to help international students prepare for entrance to the university.

The Office of Study Abroad & International Academic Programs coordinates international academic programs, faculty exchanges, faculty taught courses overseas, foreign language initiatives and international studies; international joint degree programs and special summer language and academic programs in cooperation with the provost'€™s office.

OIE serves as liaison and ombudsman between the university and international students, global partners, federal government, public and private agencies, and the community.

Global Classroom Concept

Think Globally, Act LocallyWe plan to continue to grow our international student enrollment portfolio. International students are welcome to join our growing population of students from all over the world in one of the most dynamic educational experiences available in the United States. Your presence here encourages the cross-fertilization of ideas. The university's strategic goal is to foster the international dimension as one of its important pillars, right alongside its highly acclaimed academic programs.

This is an integral part of our pluralistic and internationally diverse campus. At CSU Stanislaus, you are not merely a number; you are a valued and respected talent. You also play the role of educator by allowing us to learn from you and about you and your part of the world!