Teaching and Advising International Students

Teaching International Students
International students enrich the WCU academic community and provide new perspectives to the teaching/learning environment.  Each culture is different and requires special knowledge about the culture's social norms, religious viewpoints, and cultural expectations. 

Things to keep in mind when working with international students

Advising International Students
Please remember that since international students are on a student visa to study in the United States, there are certain restrictions regarding course load, withdrawing from classes, documented illness, working off-campus, student participation in internships, that must be reported to the International Student Advisor or the international student could compromise his/her visa status.

If you have any questions about this, consult the IPS website for information about maintaining
F-1 visa status or J-1 visa status or email the SEVIS Coordinator at dnmoore@email.wcu.edu.

Grade Conversion
This guide, provided by World Education Services, contains suggested grade conversions for higher education in more than 120 countries.

More information on where our students come from.


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