International Programs Office

Office Information

Classroom Office Building-176


Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


(219) 989-2502

E-Mail Address

The International Programs Office (IPO) is committed to further internationalizing the Purdue University Calumet campus and supporting global awareness through the development of international partnerships and exchanges, study abroad opportunities, increased international student enrollment, and cross-cultural programming on and off campus.

Four Main Units

 In order to achieve its goals, IPO is comprised of four main units:

  • International Students and Scholars (ISS) provides the appropriate support and advising on immigration matters in order to help international students succeed in their academic, social, and cultural pursuits.
  • International Programs promotes study abroad opportunities and exchange programs, develops international partnerships, provides peer mentoring, and organizes cross-cultural events and activities to enhance the learning experience for international students and contribute to the globalization of the Purdue Calumet campus. 
  • The English Language Program (ELP) provides students with essential language skills needed to succeed in their university studies, matches students with English speaking peer mentors for additional practice and interaction in and out of the classroom, and offers weekly cultural and educational excursions to local destinations. 
  • International Admissions reviews and processes international student applications, evaluates foreign credentials, and corresponds with prospective international students.

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