University of Portland Bulletin 2020-2021

International Student Services

Michael J. Pelley, M.S., director

The Office of International Student Services provides services to more than 130 international students, scholars, and faculty from more than 40 sovereign nations and territories. The director serves as liaison to The Department of Homeland Security, The Department of State, NAFSA: Association of International Educators, the Institute of International Education, and other local, state, national, and international programs and agencies.

The office advises international students and student groups, evaluates foreign transcripts, provides international students orientation, administers the international scholarship program, and sponsors a variety of programs including International Education Week, International Night, and the Campus Connector Program. Further information regarding international admissions and student advising contact University of Portland, 5000 N. Willamette Blvd., Portland, Oregon 97203-5798. Contact the office by telephone at (503) 943-7367, toll free at (800) 227-4568, by e-mail at,, or on the web at