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Office of International Education

Office of International Education BuildingThe heart of Whitworth University's internationalization efforts is the Office of International Education (OIE). The OIE supports the strategic internationalization goals of the institution and drives growth and innovation in the areas of global recruitment strategy, international student services, study abroad/away, global partnerships and intercultural programming. The Whitworth Office of International Education is located in Hendrick Hall.

Special Announcement – ICE Policy for Fall 2020

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) has released a policy update, and most recently, a reversal of new guidelines and requirements for international students and sponsoring institutions. Please see our response statement for current information about how this impacts Whitworth international students.

Mission & Vision

Mission: The mission of the Whitworth Office of International Education is to advance the internationalization of Whitworth University through its support of international students and scholars, the enrichment of the university community's cultural awareness, the growth of global partnerships, and the development of international study experiences that foster intellectual and personal growth, responsible global citizenship, and greater intercultural competency.

Vision: The Whitworth Office of International Education strives to enrich the academic and cultural mosaic of the university community by providing programs and services that lead to transformative global learning opportunities and intercultural understanding.