Office of International Education & Development



Welcome to our new International Students!  We are glad to have you here.  Please stop by the Office of International Education and Development located on the first floor of Maaske Hall if you have any questions.  Business hours are Monday through Friday from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Applications for the 2020-2021 ICSP Scholarship for international students are now available.  Please click here for more information.

Upcoming Events:

Campus will be closed for the following days for the Holidays: December 24th & 25th and January 1st.  New student orientation will be on Thursday, January 2nd.  Winter term classes start on January 6th, 2020.

Check here for the calendar of campus events: Campus calendar




  • In 2014 WOU was recognized as one of the top 100 colleges or universities in America and the only one in the Pacific Northwest in adding economic value and benefit to its graduates
  • WOU was an inaugural winner of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award recognized by Insight Into Higher Education on November 15, 2012. This award recognizes universities and colleges that have demonstrated the highest level of commitment and action towards fostering a campus community that celebrates all the many facets of diversity.
  • Ackerman Residence Hall, opened fall 2010, has received multiple awards for its environmentally friendly design and operations. Green Home Authority named Ackerman as one of the ten eco-friendliest dorms in the country in 2011
  • Parade Magazine listed WOU as one of the top twenty small state schools for 2010. WOU was noted for its small classes and exceptional services for first generation to college students.
  • The National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) has recognized fourteen Western Oregon University faculty and staff for academic advising (three in 2008, one in 2009, two in 2010, two in 2011, one in 2012, four in 2013, and one in 2014).