International Student Services

Welcome to ISS!

International Student Services (ISS) is committed in providing programs and services to support for both academic and personal development of international students. ISS staff works closely with other university offices and student leaders to provide comprehensive services to maximize educational and personal experiences of each international student. ISS represents PLU in working with Student and Exchange Visitor Program administered by United States Customs and Border Protection, United States Department of Homeland Security.

We are here to help you!

Akane Yamaguchi, Assistant Director of Int'l Student Services is available by email, google chat, phone or appointment. 

(253) 535-8294

Make an appointment online today!

SIL Front Desk

The desk is located at Anderson University Center 161.

Upcoming Events Sign Ups
Portland, OR: Saturday, March 2


  • Provide special programs that support the transition, adjustment and leadership development of students.
  • Monitor and advise students with regards to F-1 student visa regulations and assist in request benefits.
  • Assist students who are facing academic, financial and personal difficulties in coordination with on-campus community partners.
  • To promote international education through campus and community outreach.

Scandinavian Students