International Student Services
International Student & Scholar Services
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) in the Center for Global Education & Field Study provides a wide range of support services to ensure the success and well being of all our students, both in and out of the classroom. The office advises international students on immigration matters, provides guidance on issues of cultural adjustment, and organizes programs on different aspects of U.S. and other cultures.
Here are a few of the services International Student & Scholar Services provides during the year:
International Student Orientation
CC hosts an orientation for international students prior to the start of the school year and immediately prior to New Student Orientation. The International Student Orientation gives students the information they need to make a successful transition to academic life and campus culture. The four-day orientation covers everything from academics and campus policies to making friends and finding a social life.
In an effort to relieve some of the stress of international travel, the office offers an airport pick-up service for students attending the International Student Orientation. A college representative will meet you at the Colorado Springs airport when you first arrive in the United States and bring you to campus.
English Language Learner Resources
Students applying to CC should have a solid mastery of the English language, but CC does provide some English as a foreign language assistance through tutoring and faculty advising.
Global Scholars Program
Colorado College offers a Global Scholars Program immediately prior to International Student Orientation. This initiative is designed to provide students the opportunity to strengthen fluency with academic English prior to the beginning of the official school year.
Credit: 1 block (four semester hours)