The Kirkwood International Programs office, located in Linn Hall 1154, serves to advance Kirkwood Community College as a global learning community by serving as a crossroads for faculty, staff and students from around the world who seek educational opportunities at Kirkwood as well as a resource for Kirkwood faculty, staff and students seeking educational opportunities in other countries. International Programs is responsible for international student admission, international student services and advising, study abroad programming and study abroad advising as well as the management of several international grant programs.
International students obtain a wide array of support services through the International Programs Office in 1154 Linn Hall. Orientation, advising and academic counseling are provided for all international students, as well as assistance with questions regarding their new environment, housing, transportation, health or culture.
Kirkwood sends over 100 students each year on Study Abroad programs led by Kirkwood Faculty and gives out student scholarships.