About Our Office The Office of International Student Services at Marshall University was established in 1993 to promote an international community in both the university and Huntington. One of Marshall’s primary missions is to educate and develop a citizenry that is prepared to participate in today’s global environment. The Marshall University mission statement highlights a diverse education as a top priority. This goal is accomplished through a global approach to teaching, learning, research and service, which aids in the appreciation of differences, and the ability to navigate a rapidly changing global society. The Office of International Student Services is located in the Gillette Welcome Center and reports to the Dean of Admissions and Executive Director of Enrollment Services in the Division of Academic Affairs. Areas of services Office of International Student Services (ISS)ISS serves students, scholars and faculty at Marshall through immigration services and advising. ISS aids all University departments and divisions who wish to invite temporary international faculty and research scholars.Study Abroad OfficeStudy Abroad provides study abroad trips for full year, single semester and summer experiences in other countries. These experiences give students with the chance to explore other cultures while earning academic credit toward their MU degree.Outreach and Global EngagementOur office connects students, faculty, staff, and the surrounding community through working with local schools, businesses, campus groups and community to offer a variety of programs.