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International Student Services and Engagement


International Student Services and Engagement (ISSE) supports, advocates and designs experiences for international students from admittance through graduation.

ISSE provides students with personal and professional development opportunities outside the classroom. Students build community in the International Living and Learning Community (I-LLC), immerse in local traditions though the Friendship Family Program, and lead in the International Club. 

Immigration Services

International Club

Friendship Family

Friendship Family Program

International Roommate Program

International Roommate Program

Degree-Seeking Students

Exchange Students

Pre-Arrival Orientation

International Retreat

Frequently Asked Questions

International Living Learning Community


The International Living Learning Community (I-LLC) creates, cultivates, and sustains an atmosphere for international living in tandem with living in a multicultural environment. The main goal of the I-LLC is to provide a residential space for international and domestic students enrolled at North Central College to live and interact, as well as increase global awareness for all student participants.

International Living Learning Community