Office of International Student & Scholar Services

Cultural Programs

The Office of International Student & Scholar Services (OISSS) is committed to providing The University of Toledo and Greater NW Ohio area with quality international education programming and community engagement. It is our belief that through exchange and engagement of with people of diverse cultures improve the human condition and bring forth a positive international culture.

Below is a listing and description of current cultural program offerings:


GO UT is Global Opportunites at The University of Toledo.  See the programs at the GO UT site.

UT Explorers

The UT Explorers team works to enhance the linguistic and cultural competencies of campus learners and scholars while promoting a culture of lifelong learning by providing opportunities for collaboration and engagement with The University of Toledo campuses and the Toledo communities. We encourage the development of global citizenship through innovative programming.  Learn more at the UT Explorers page.

International Education Week

International Education Week is UToledo's celebration of the joint initiative from the Department of Education and Department of State.  Attend the events listed on the International Education Week page.

International Student Organizations

Learn about organizations for international students on our International Student Organizations International Student Organizations page.

International Student of the Year Award

Each spring one international student is recognized for thier outstanding efforts in scholastic achievements, campus engagement, and community involvement. Find out more at the Student of the Year award page.

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Last Updated: 3/22/23