Social & Cultural Issues

Being immersed in a new country and culture can be challenging. If you are having trouble adapting and settling into life in Wooster, please remember that the Longbrake Student Wellness Center includes a staff of professional counselors who would be happy to talk with you about any issue of concern, including homesickness, making friends, settling in, family issues, etc. You can also talk with the ISS Staff.


My SSP is a resource for the College of Wooster’s international students. International students can access confidential and free support 24/7 from clinical advisors who speak their language and understand their culture as well as know the unique challenges students may deal with while studying in another country.

Students can access articles about culture show, homesickness, making friends, and life in the U.S. at My SSP.

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