About the International Student Union

The International Student Union (ISU) functions at Ohio University as the umbrella organization for 23 international organizations. ISU members come from all corners of the world, representing the collective educational, cultural, and developmental interests of over 100 countries.

ISU is committed to assisting international students to become part of the Ohio University and Athens communities. ISU serves to promote cultural understanding through activities aimed at expanding cultural awareness. Specifically, among other services, we: serve as consultants to international student organizations; promote a sense of community among international and American students at OU; develop activities to increase intercultural exchange and international awareness; and provide opportunities for OU students to explore their leadership potentials.


Caribbean Scholars Association
The Caribbean Scholars Association (CSA) is a student group that strives to promote Caribbean culture on campus and around the Athens community. CSA welcomes everyone, whether they are Caribbean, of Caribbean descent or anyone that likes Caribbean food, music and culture. CSA has general body meetings biweekly on Thursdays at 5pm in the Rollins Room of Alden Library.