International Student & Scholar Services

International Scholars

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Academic units wishing to invite international scholars to Western should consult the Hosting International Exchange Vistors policy document. Contact ISSS Director Richard Bruce at or +1 (360) 650-6517 with questions or for more information.


Useful Forms and Links

Exchange Visitor Information Form

Request Form for J-1 Certification

DS-2019 Instructions

ISSS DS-2019 Processing Fee

J-1 English Language Proficiency Verification 

Request for Appointment Opportunity Form

Volunteer Application

Obtaining Computer Accounts at WWU

Personnel Action Form