The Patti McGill Peterson Center for International and Intercultural Studies (CIIS) encourages students to attend to cultural differences in the context of historical, ecological, political, and economic processes affecting the globe. A St. Lawrence University education includes development of critical intercultural skills necessary to prepare students for responsible membership in the global community. Intercultural learning should be explored within the U.S. and beyond its borders.
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Upcoming Deadlines at a Glance
March 30, 2023 - Deadline to Apply for the Peace Corps Prep Certificate Spring 2023 Application Cycle
April 5, 2023 - Deadline to Apply for Travel Grants for the Fall 2023 semester
December 6, 2023 - Deadline to Apply for Summer 2024 Off-Campus Study
February 1, 2024 - Deadline to Apply for Off-Campus Study in Fall 2024, Spring 2025, and Academic Year 2024-2025
What's New at CIIS?
- Check out our Identity Resource Guide, a tool to help students consider unique parts of their identity in relation to off-campus study including resources to learn more.
Past and New Culinary Traditions of Spain Travel Experience
In April 2023, St. Lawrence will celebrate 56 years of the Spain program by offering Laurentians an exclusive opportunity to learn about the diverse culinary traditions of the country. Participants...
International Education Week, a New St. Lawrence Tradition
During International Education Week, students across campus gathered to eat, dance, create, and learn while celebrating the many different cultures represented at St. Lawrence.
International Students Find Warm Welcome from Local Hosts Over Winter Break
Forget all you know of the St. Lawrence campus and imagine being a first-year international student. You’ve just arrived here, unfamiliar with the U.S., its culture and weather. International Student Services has revived its winter break local host program.
Faculty Focus-October 17, 2022
Faculty members put their knowledge into action so students and others are able to benefit from it. Recently, faculty published journal articles and presented at domestic and international conferences.