The University of Mississippi




Welcome to ISO

The International Student Organization, registered under the Dean of Students at the University of Mississippi, was founded in February 1997 by Nilesh Dosooye (Mauritius). It is an organization formed by students to promote internationalization at Ole Miss through various unique events including but not limited to OLEMPICS (an athletic event), Tailgating in the Grove, Homecoming Parade, WorldFest,  International Cultural Night, Flag Parade, Date Auction, Movie Series and End of the Year Banquet.

Our Mission Statement: The International Student Organization has a dedication to support and enhance an inclusive global campus environment among international and American students. We advocate bringing different cultures and diversities together to encourage friendships.

Our Vision Statement: The International Student Organization’s vision is to create a unique bond of understanding and compassion between our students and the community. By promoting an awareness of different cultures on our college campus, we want to create an enjoyable experience for both our international and American students.