has been prepared by the Office of International Affiars (OIA) to assist in you with intellectual, academic and social pursuits while at CMU. We hope this handbook will be an valuable reference throughout your stay. You will find important information about the University and about living in Mt. Pleasant.
In addition, OIA staff members are trained to professionally advise students and scholars on a wide range of topics, which include immigration issues, social and cultural differences, financial matters, and personal concerns. We provide programs designed to help students, scholars, and their families adjust quickly to life in the United States and minimize the difficulties they may experience both initially and throughout your stay.