The Office of International Affairs

Bringing the World to You and Taking You to See the World

North Carolina Central University is committed to international education. Through the Office of International Affairs (OIA), the University fosters internationalization on the following levels.

For Students

International Students

Our International Students

North Carolina Central University is home to students representing countries such as Nigeria, Jamaica, China, Egypt, Kenya, Greece and Spain.

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Our International Scholars

The Office of International Affairs hosts international research scholars through our J-1 Exchange visitor program from various countries and international organizations.

International Students

Our International Visitors

The Office of International Affairs hosts individual visitors and groups from around the world.  Our visitors have come from locations such as Moldova, Ukraine, South Africa and India.

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Prospective Students

If you are a prospective international student and have questions concerning undergraduate or graduate admissions, please contact Undergraduate Admissions or Graduate Admissions. The deadlines for international students requiring an I-20 to study are March 1 (Fall grad), April 1 (Fall undergrad), and September 1 (Spring).

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Current Students

If you are a current student with an immigration concern, please email [email protected] or call the main office at 919-530-7912 to schedule an appointment with an international student advisor. 


Education Abroad

Through diverse consortiums and partnerships, NCCU supports students in pursuing study-abroad experiences.

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Fulbright Scholarships

The Fulbright U.S. Student Program expands perspectives through academic and professional advancement and cross-cultural dialogue. In partnership with more than 140 countries worldwide, the Fulbright U.S. Student Program offers unparalleled opportunities in all academic disciplines to graduating college seniors, graduate students, and young professionals from all backgrounds. 

For Faculty and Staff

PHE Faculty and Staff

Faculty-Led Study Abroad Program

Check out "Five Steps to Planning a Successful Faculty-Led Program," created by Compear Global Education Network for North Carolina Central University.

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GEARS Program

Learn about the Global Education, Academics and Research Skills (GEARS) Program for faculty and staff.  Are you interested in being a research faculty mentor? If so, there are online and campus options available.

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International Scholars and Faculty

Review our immigration guide for employing international faculty, scholars and guest speakers.

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$3,500 Faculty International Travel Grant

To promote research, professional development, and campus internationalization, the NCCU Division of Academic Affairs and the Office of the Provost have created the International Travel Grant (ITG) to offer limited resources to faculty and graduate/professional students.

Filing Taxes

Tax issues can be complicated for U.S. citizens and even more so for individuals visiting the U.S. from another country. Whether or not you worked in the U.S., you may have tax filing obligations each year you are present in the U.S. 

General Resources and Forms

Check out these resources, helpful links and documents like the J-1 Visa Request Forms for Departments, Scholars and Students.

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Contact Us


Boone, Brenda

Program Manager

International Affairs

location icon Nursing Building, Room 3117

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Ebron, Chasity

Administrative Support Associate

International Affairs

location icon 3115 Nursing Building

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Ham, James


International Affairs

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