International Student & Scholar Services
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) works within the Intercultural Center (IC) to support international students, scholars and staff at Whitman College as they pursue their educational objectives. ISSS collaborates with IC staff and other offices to provide programs and services that help the international community acclimate to life in the U.S. and at Whitman, and to facilitate meaningful opportunities for international students, faculty and staff to contribute to the Whitman community as a whole. ISSS is responsible for international student orientation, immigration services, student advising, and offers a variety of other programs to support the academic and personal well-being of the international community.
2018 Important Dates
Arrival Days for New International Students
Friday, August 17 - Sunday, August 19 - New international students may arrive between 5pm on Friday, Aug. 17 and midnight on Sunday, Aug. 19
International Student Orientation
Monday, August 20 - Wednesday, August 22 - Mandatory 3-day orientation for all new international students
New Student Orientation
Thursday, August 23 - Monday, August 27 - Mandatory 5-day orientation for all new students
Tuesday, August 28 - Classes begin
ISSS is located on the second floor of Reid Campus Center in Room 230, directly across the hall from the Intercultural Center (Room 216). If you would like to book an appointment, please click on the button below.