ISM – First to Welcome

ISM seeks to serve and connect internationals to campus life and a welcoming community, introduce them to Jesus in a respectful and loving way, and encourage them to grow in leadership and in their spiritual lives following God in their home country and around the world.

Featured Study

These eleven studies begin an overview of the Bible useful for introducing larger groups to the story of God.

Starting ISM

Learn how to reach international students on your campus! Starting ISM: Family Fuels Mission is a video about creating a family, not an organization, so that students feel welcomed in.

Moi, a Leader?

What does it mean to be an international student leader? Check out this video, part 1 of 3, on student leadership.

Fruit of the Spirit

What does it mean to have the "fruit of the Spirit"? How do you cultivate this fruit in your life? This 9 part study looks at each one in depth.

Getting Started With ISM

Learn how to reach international students on your campus! Starting ISM: Journeying Towards Jesus is a video that takes you through 5 different levels of seeking Jesus.

Resources Abound

Don't forget to visit the InterVarsity store for great resources for new international students! We have you covered on everything from welcoming t-shirts to booklets on crossing cultures.

Like Reading?

Meet Ben

"When Ben began gathering students on campus, he wasn't thinking about reaching internationals along with them.

But God was."


Gospel in the Land of the Rising Sun

“It is only by God’s grace and mercy that my faith remained and even became stronger during this time of trials.”

Upcoming Events

ACMI 15 ISM Conference

Wheaton, IL | 28-30 May, 2015

Urbana 15 International Students Track

St. Louis, MO | 27 Dec - 1 Jan