Center for International Education

The Center for International Education (CIE) believes that a strong global perspective is critical to a complete, rounded undergraduate experience. The Center is committed to ensuring that CSU students graduate with skills that will enable them to participate fully in an increasingly globalized and interdependent world. In order to achieve that, the Center initiates, coordinates, plans, and implements different types of study abroad programs and experiences.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Center for International Education is to serve Central State University students by providing them with the needed skills, knowledge, and experiences to prepare them for a competitive world.

Role of the Center for International Education

  1. The Center provides a wide range of study abroad opportunities to Central State University students, faculty, and staff.
  2. The Center provides SEVIS services to international students; services such the issuing of I-20 forms and assisting students in applying for internship work authorizations in the form of OPT (Optional Practical Training) and CPT (Curricular Practical Training).
  3. The Center works with Institute of International Education (IIE) to bring Fulbright Foreign Language Teaching Assistants (FLTAs) to increase the number of foreign language offerings on campus.
  4. The Center also works with faculty members to develop faculty led programs which allow students to travel abroad to expand their multicultural skills and knowledge.

Conact Information

Our office is located in Wesley Hall, Room 314