International Services provides overall leadership to Florida Gulf Coast University in developing, coordinating and promoting international education opportunities for students and professionals. The office offers guidance, resources, support services and programs to the university to initiate or enhance student opportunities and professional development experiences. The principal goals of the office are to advance global perspectives, prepare us for success in a global society and promote mutual understanding of, and respect for, diverse cultures.
International Services provides support services for International students, information and assistance to FGCU students for Study Abroad, consultation to University departments, and coordinates FGCU's Exchange Visitor Program for students and scholars.
Students interested in study and travel abroad will find support through our office by visiting our Resource Library, attending information sessions and the study abroad fair, consulting with staff and receiving assistance on finding the right experience abroad.
Faculty will find assistance in immigration matters, hosting international exchange visitors and scholars, leading a study abroad experience, and development of international initiatives.
At International Services you will find a staff who is ready to provide you with educational opportunities of a lifetime and to make your experience at FGCU all it can be.
International and Exchange students receive numerous support services and immigration advising throughout the duration of their studies. Programs such as the International Reception, International Celebration, International Club and various topical presentations offer opportunities for students, university and community members to meet and share with each other.
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