International Community
In order to be more attractive to non-resident students, Auburn University at Montgomery, with approval from the Auburn University Board of Trustees, will reduce its out-of-state tuition to 2.25 times in-state tuition from the current rate of 3 times in-state tuition effective Fall 2014.


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AUM offers English as a Second Language for students and community members needing to improve their English speaking, comprehension and reading skills. 


Office of East Asia Initiatives
Monday- Friday 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
dwillis2@aum.edu
334-244-3629
107 Administration Building



Office of East Asia Initiatives

East Asia Scholars at Union Station in Montgomery




Our Mission:

The mission of Auburn University at Montgomery’s Office of East Asia Initiatives is to provide the best services and support possible for our international visitors from Asian Pacific Area (whose population includes degree-seeking students, visiting scholars and exchange students, faculty, staff and others). We seek to enhance our foreign visitors in the USA and particularly at AUM by providing quality services, programs and activities that enhance awareness, international educational and research opportunities and global perspectives for students, faculty and staff.
 
We believe that international students and scholars at AUM serve as a vital “bridge” in cross-cultural understanding. Our goal is to promote positive international education exchange through all of our programs and interactions. The multifunctional role of the Office of East Asia Initiatives (OEAI) includes serving as primary liaison for community contacts, governmental (federal, state, and local) agencies, and university departments, which interface with international students and scholars.

Our Purpose:

    • To assist the University in recruiting international scholars, and students from Asian Pacific Area to teach, conduct research, and study

    • To provide international students and scholars from Asian Pacific Area with advice and documentation necessary to maintain their legal status in the U.S.

    • To represent the University to the US Department of Homeland Security, the US Department of State, and other governmental agencies dealing with international visitors from Asian Pacific Area

    • To guide international students and scholars from Asian Pacific Area in their adaption to the American culture and campus life

    • To maintain university compliance regarding regulations concerning international students and scholars from Asian Pacific Area