International Faculty and Staff

Central Michigan University welcomes its international faculty and staff. Please see the following resources offered by various CMU departments to assist you in your transition. 

  • International Faculty and Staff Dinner
  • Community is Central - CMU's faculty and staff affinity groups
    • Central Michigan University is committed to a diverse faculty and staff who reflect the makeup of our consistently expanding multicultural students of many identities and backgrounds. The Office for Institutional Diversity, Equity & Inclusion serves the mission of fair access and full participation for all CMU employees. The following affinity-based groups are forming:
      • LGBTQ+ Folx
      • Muslims
      • Disabled and Caregivers
      • Veterans
      • POC3 - People of Color, Culture, and Character
      • African-American
      • Latino/a/X/@
  • International Student & Scholar Services
    • The Office of Global Engagement provides assistance in securing employment authorization for newly hired, international faculty and staff. We also assist departments interested in hosting international scholars through the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program. 
  • New Faculty Orientation
    • Visit this page to access the required pre-orientation for new faculty.
  • Faculty Personnel Services
    • Faculty Personnel Services (FPS) facilitates personnel and employee relation functions for faculty and graduate assistants. 
  • Wellness Links
    • Human Resources offers health and wellness links for employees. Links include resources for physical wellness, emotional wellness, financial/intellectual wellness, occupational wellness, social wellness and spiritual wellness. 
  • HR Website
    • Human Resources provides helpful information for all employees. This includes resources for retirement, benefits offered through CMU, employee groups, wellness and more. 
  • Curriulum and Instructional Support
    • The Office of Curriculum and Instructional Support (CIS) supports the development, design, and delivery of curriculum. CIS supports faculty to create and facilitate engaging learning for students. Click the link above to see how CIS staff can help you!