International Student Advisory Council

International Student Advisory Council

Mission

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 towards 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. 

Responsibilities

  • Connect with programs and services offered by OIS to develop knowledge base
  • Communicate with international students, student organizations and campus administrators to solicit relevant information and feedback
  • Advocate for the needs of international students and opportunity areas through developing recommendations for OIS
  • Maintain communication with OIS to follow up on progress and outcomes related to ISAC recommendations

Organizational Structure and Expectations

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 members commit to the following:

  • Serving on ISAC for one academic year (Fall and Spring)
  • Attending the monthly ISAC meeting
  • Thinking critically, asking questions, engaging in research and dialogue between 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 

Meet The International Student Advisory Council

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How To Apply

Applications open annually in the Spring semester. Individuals considering applying to the council should be a current F1 or J1 student who will be on campus for the upcoming academic year for which they are applying. Applicants should be committed to enhancing the experience of international students at NC State University!

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.