Get Involved | International

Get involved on campus and in the community.

As an international student on our campus, there are many ways for you to get involved in campus life, including athletics, student organizations, and local or global volunteer projects. Here are just a few options. Talk to us and learn more!

Welcome Committee

Marian University's Welcome Committee helps new international students have a smooth and successful campus transition. As a committee member, you will: 

  • Communicate with international students before they arrive on campus, answering questions about student life, campus resources, and the city of Indianapolis.

  • Greet new students at the airport and transport them to their housing.

  • Guide new students through their first few days of classes, helping them navigate campus and community systems and utilize student resources.

Want to join the Welcome Committee? It's quick and easy to apply online. 

Applications are available here.

International Education Week

International Friendship Program

  • The International Friendship Program pairs international students with Marian University faculty and staff in order for mentoring, fellowship, and fun.
  • The program is mutually beneficial for students and faculty/staff who want to enhance intercultural communication by understanding and learning about various cultural, educational, and religious practices and traditions an increasingly global world. 
  • Students and faculty/staff partners should plan to meet at least once per month.
  • You'll find more information and applications on the International Friendship Programs web page.

World Classroom

  • International students are invited to talk about their home country and culture through panel discussions and classroom conversations.
MU Track Students

International Club

Marian University has many student-run clubs, including an International Club that organizes crosscultural campus events. Find more information about student organizations on the Student Organizations web page

Meeting people through student government
Getting involved in student government helped Oluwabanwo Adeniyi '21 feel like she’s part of the campus community.
Watch Bami's story
Building relationships with faculty and coaches
After he explored his college options, Conor Smith '20 decided to choose Marian because of his interest in athletics and exercise science.
Read Conor's story
Following her dream to be a dentist
After graduating cum laude with Marian's Class of 2017, Chrislyn (Church) Fite is well on her way.
Read Chrislyn's story

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