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Photo Information: The Beaman Gateway in front of Garrett Dormitory is dedicated to Miss Mittie R. Beaman, supervisor of the infirmary 1910-1926; the graduating class of 1927 presented the plaque on the gateway.
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Office of International Affairs

ECU’s Office of International Affairs (OIA), www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/intlaffairs, is a campus resource for student education abroad (including study, exchanges, internships, scholarships, etc.), undergraduate international student admission, international student orientation and advising, bringing J-1 Visiting Scholars to campus, faculty opportunities abroad, the International Travel Fund, establishing agreements with universities and institutes outside the US, and the Thomas W. Rivers Distinguished Professorship in International Affairs (or “Rivers Chair”). It is OIA that administers the ECU Language Academy (ECULA), www.ecu.edu/cs-acad/intlaffairs/ECULanguageAcademy.cfm.

OIA is situated in International House, 306 East Ninth Street, near the Student Recreation & Wellness Center in the southwest corner of ECU’s East Campus.

General Information

Employees who are not US citizens or lawful US Permanent Residents (“Green Card holders” or “resident aliens”) must have permission from the US Citizenship & Immigration Services to remain and to work in the United States. This permission comes in various forms of immigration classifications. All non-citizens and non-immigrants must establish and maintain a valid immigration (or visa) status for employment. You addressed this employment requirement at the time you received your hire letter.  However, you may have additional questions. If you have any questions, please contact the Director of Immigration Services, Brian Meyerhoeffer, at 737-4769 or meyerhoefferb@ecu.edu.