Yamada International House

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Photo of Yamada International House at Ohio University

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Yamada International House is located in the North Green, coordinates I-3 on the campus map. It is marked as #51 on the map.

The Yamada International House houses The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).

Yamada International House is used by the Center for International Studies: offices located in the building include African Studies, Communication and Development Studies, International Development Studies, Latin American Studies, Southeast Asia Studies, Ohio Valley International Council, Fulbright U.S. Student Program, Fulbright U.S. Faculty Program, and Ohio University's Peace Corps recruiting office.


The two story house was built in 1920, and was occupied by the Burson family. The property, located at 56 E. Union Street, was purchased by Ohio University in 1969. It was known as Burson House until the building was renovated in 2003, when it was rededicated as Yamada International House.


56 E. Union St., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The North Green

The North Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

North Green has one residence hall, Voigt Hall. Notable buildings on this green include Hudson Health Center, Glidden Hall, Hudson Health Center and Schoonover Center.

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