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The International Student Advisory Council is now accepting applications for 7 open positions for the 2021-22 academic year. Please see ISAC member expectations and eligibility below. 2021-22 ISAC Application Form

International Student Advisory Council

The International Student Advisory Council (ISAC) works to improve the experience of international students at NC State by providing informed feedback and recommendations to OIS and other campus units regarding globally relevant programs, services and policies. Members of ISAC are a diverse group of international students representing a variety of colleges, educational levels and countries of origin. The council is composed of 10 members, with four positions being held by the Chair, Vice-Chair, Historian, and First Year Perspective member. 

Council Function

Members of ISAC are a diverse group of international students representing a variety of colleges, educational levels and countries of origin. The International Student Advisory Council serves as:

  • A think tank group to suggest ideas for implementation and provide feedback, not an action group
  • An advocate for international students
  • A liaison between international students and OIS to inform the programs and services offered

Organizational Structure and Expectations

The council is composed of 10 members, with four positions being held by the Chair, Vice-Chair, Historian, and First Year Perspective member. 

Council members commit to the following:

  • Serving on ISAC for one academic year (Fall and Spring)
  • Attending monthly ISAC meetings
  • Thinking critically, asking questions, engaging in research and dialogue at monthly meetings to make progress on ISAC initiatives
  • Attending at least one OIS program during each semester of service
  • Helping to develop recommendations through an annual or semi-annual report and helping to facilitate an annual or semi-annual open forum for the international student body 

Council Member Qualifications

To serve as a council member on the International Student Advisory Council, individuals must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a current degree-seeking International Student 
  • Be committed to thinking critically, asking questions, engaging in research and dialogue, and working across cultures
  • Be able to serve for a minimum of one academic year

Contact The International Student Advisory Council

The International Student Advisory Council wants to hear from you! If you have questions or recommendations on how to enhance the experience of international students at NC State, let us know and we will be in touch. You can email us at internationalcouncil@ncsu.edu.