Welcome to the Office of
International Student Academic Support

International students are an important part of the WOU community bringing a diversity of nationalities, cultures, and languages. ISAS was created to support the academic success of these students and the faculty who instruct them. Our responsibilities include:

  • Coordinating instruction and scheduling for international student courses: ICS 110: First Year Experience for International Students, Writing 115 INTL, Linguistics 136, Writing 122 INTL
  • Tracking international student success and assisting individual students who are struggling
  • Consulting with faculty who teach international students
  • Staffing and Directing the English Tutoring Center
  • Administration of the Conversation Partners program
  • Providing course-specific support for selected classes with significant international student enrollment
  • Providing technology for language acquisition support (smartpens, e-dictionaries, translators)
  • Updating the ISAS website with resources for students and faculty
  • Assessing the success and well-being of international students, their academic support, and their social integration

If you have any questions or want to schedule an appointment, please contact Dr. Rob Troyer by email, phone, or come to APSC 501.