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Recent News & Events

International Cuisine Showcased at Annual Festival

Explore the global village that is Emporia State University as Emporia State international students showcase their native cuisines and cultures during the annual International Food...

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Celebrate Chinese New Year

Chinese students are holding a New Year Gala to celebrate and share their culture on February 10 in Albert Taylor Hall. A wide variety of entertainment will be at the gala, ...

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International Ed Kicks Off 2nd Semester of Global Friends

Last semester, the Office of International Education launched a new program geared toward connecting domestic and international students together. The program, gFriends, which ...

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Announcements and Upcoming Events

Fall 2017 Event Schedule

September 14th & 15th
4 pm - 5 pm, PKP Room
OPT/CPT Workshop
OPT/CPT is designed to help you gain practical work experience as an international student. During this workshop, participants will learn about the application process and program requirements.

September 14th
7 pm - 9 pm
Game Night @ Library
This is a great opportunity for students to come together for an evening full of games and interact, while taking a break from their hectic academic lives.

September 21st
5 pm - 7 pm, OG Practice Fields
Fun on the Field
Bring your friends and join us to participate in games from all over the world. Refreshments are provided.

Fan Lin Safety Program - TBA

October 19th & 20th
3 pm - 5 pm, PKP Room
Global Career Day
Learn about internships and employment in the USA.

November 11th
7 pm - 9 pm, Albert Taylor Hall
International Cultural Show
The show will consist of performances from community members, ESU faculty, and students. If you want to participate, stop by the Office of International Education.

November 13th - 17th
Memorial Union Main Street
International Education Week
This week is a celebration of the benefits of international education. You are encouraged to wear traditional clothes from your country and represent proudly.

November 15th
7 pm - 9 pm, Preston Room
International & American Students Panel
This is an opportunity for international and domestic students to ask each other questions in order to know more about other countries and cultures.

November 17th
9 am - 4 pm
Colors of ESU
During this day, you are encouraged to come to class wearing your country's traditional costume.

November 17th
1:30 pm - 4 p, Memorial Union Main Street
International Tea Party
This is a great chance for you to try teas from all over the world in your country's traditional costume.

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The Office of International Education (OIE) fosters a student-centered global learning environment, in collaboration with all academic and administrative offices on campus. Our professional staff is dedicated to serve the needs of ESU students, faculty, alumni, and community in the following areas:


International Admissions

International Student & Scholar Services

Study Abroad

Intensive English Program

Multi-Cultural Programming

Campus & Community Relations



The Office of International Education is located in the Memorial Union, Lower Level.