International Programs

International Support and Services

Support Programs

  • International Programs Office
  • Language assistance for non-native English-speaking students 
  • Permission to request extra time on tests for students whose first language is not English; available only for first-year students taking ESL courses 
  • Student Success Center (free mentoring by upper-class students) 
  • Faculty academic advisor 
  • Free tutoring available from most academic departments
  • Internship opportunities for 3rd and 4th-year students
  • Career Field experience opportunities for 2nd-year students
  • Student Health Center (health services) 
  • Counseling Center (emotional support services)

Services Provided 

Transportation 

  • Airport greeting and transportation directly to campus upon arrival (from John Glenn Columbus International Airport in Columbus, Ohio) on designated dates
  • Transportation to and from John Glenn Columbus International Airport (CMH) on designated dates or transportation to or from the Greyhound bus station (Cambridge, Ohio) when leaving or arriving from semester breaks

Housing 

  • Shared housing in on-campus residence halls or houses assured upon receipt of tuition deposit. On-campus housing is required for students in their first three years at Muskingum University.
  • Emergency housing provided free for early arrival and late departure before and after each academic semester if deemed necessary by university personnel
  • 6 Residence halls (4 coeds, 1 woman’s, 1 men’s), townhouses, sorority suites, fraternity houses, 4 special interest program houses · More than 90 clubs and organizations, including musical groups, academic honoraria’s, religious life, and volunteerism

Counseling Services 

  • Immigration advising and assistance with legal documents pertaining to immigration issues 
  • Individual academic and career counseling
  • Personal counseling

Miscellaneous Activities and Services

  • Orientation program introducing students to Muskingum University and the surrounding community before the academic semester begins
  • Activities such as trips to shopping malls, movies, art galleries, museums, parks, and nearby attractions
  • Participation in Muskingum’s exchange programs with overseas universities
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