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Multicultural Affairs

International Student and Scholar Services

International StudentsThe Office of Multicultural Affairs looks forward to welcoming you into the Birmingham Southern community! We are here to help you prepare for your time at BSC and to advise you throughout your college experience. Our staff is knowledgeable and dedicated to supporting you during your program, whether you are a degree-seeking student, a visiting scholar, or participating in an academic exchange.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs serves as the central office on campus for dealing with the specific concerns, questions, and needs of those who come to BSC from abroad. Our staff works closely with faculty, administration, campus organizations, and community groups to ensure that international students and scholars have the greatest opportunity to achieve their academic and personal goals. Our office is conveniently located on the second floor of the Norton Campus Center.

The Office of Multicultural Affairs provides international students and scholars:

  • Advice regarding immigration compliance and visa status maintenance;
  • An introduction to the BSC community and assistance regarding cultural adjustment to the U.S. through our International Student Orientation and regular one-on-one advising sessions;
  • Advocacy on BSC’s campus;
  • Opportunities to make connections with faculty, students and community members both on- and off-campus.