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Center For International Education

Grayslake Campus, Room B172

The Center for International Education seeks to foster an organizational culture and climate that fully supports global education and welcomes diversity. The Center promotes global awareness, responsibility, intercultural understanding and engagement among students, faculty, and staff.

The Center for International Education will continue to offer virtual assistance (for F1 Visa students, and study abroad students).

If you would like to meet with someone at the Center for International Education please call (847) 543-2471 (Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.), or e-mail to schedule your ZOOM appointment.

If you have a situation and MUST meet in person, you have to schedule this meeting at least 24 hours in advance.

Prospective International Students

Current International Students

  • Please see Canvas classroom for resources and forms pertaining to F1 status matters, cross-cultural adjustment and other practical issues about living in the U.S.
2020 Susan Smith International Student Scholarship recipient Sanggeun Lee

Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Sanggeun (Ben) Lee (South Korea) on receiving the 2020 Susan Smith International Student Scholarship!

Sanggeun (Ben) Lee is studying Computer Information Technology and has worked at the Center of International Education as a Peer Mentor since Fall 2019. He also has served as the Treasurer for the F1-Club and is very dedicated to succeed at CLC. He is passionate about supporting other international students as they make their adjustment to CLC. He is an advocate for international education and exchange and his life goal is to become an essential part of the world as a leader.

Study Abroad Programs

Short-term and semester-long study abroad programs provide students with an opportunity to enhance their understanding of other cultures, as well as their own, and gain an invaluable global perspective.

Financial aid for qualified persons may be applied towards the cost of study abroad programs at CLC. Learn more about funding for study abroad opportunities. Contact Jacob Cushing for more information.

20 Questions Answered: Study Abroad

CLC student Amanda Platt shares her experience and answers the most common questions about CLC's the study abroad program.

Contact Us

Education Abroad, Internationalization, and International Partnerships and Collaboration:

Jacob Cushing, Ed.D
Center for International Education

International Student Services and General Inquiries

Violeta Ramirez
Senior Administrative Assistant
Center for International Education

International Student Inquiries, Admissions and Recruitment:

Colleen Gray
International Student Recruiter
Center for International Education

Current International Student Services and Retention/Change of Status:

Lindsey Hobson
International Student Advisor
Center for International Education

Pursue Global Citizenship

International students standing in front of CLC's Global Community WallThe Global Citizenship Milestone is a twelve (12) credit-hour program designed for students who are interested in deepening their understanding of a diversity of cultures, societies, and systems within an international, globalized context.

Learn more

Meet our Global Partners

Global Partners CLC has partnerships with a variety of institutions around the world. These partnerships allow for students, faculty, and staff to explore the world through a Lancer lens while experiencing both long-term and short-term programs.

Learn more

Get Involved On Campus

Join F1 Club
Learn Foreign Languages

Our Services

Services for Employees

  • Education Abroad Administration Support
  • Cross-Cultural Exchange Opportunities
  • Immigration and cultural guidance for instructing/advising international students

Additional Services for Departments

  • Support for faculty leading education abroad programs
  • Intercultural Exchange Opportunities
  • Training and Resources

Services for Students

  • International Student Admission
  • International Student and Scholar Services
  • Education Abroad Advising
  • Intercultural Programming

Award-Winning Study Abroad Program

Winner in the Innovation in International Education Andrew Heiskell Awards.

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