Director’s Message

Welcome to the Kearney Center for International Student Services!  Our staff take great pride in offering exemplary services and support to our more than 1,300 international students coming from more than 95 countries.  We have created a warm and welcoming community providing expert student immigration advising, supportive services and programs, and opportunities for international students and scholars to have a true American experience.  With flexible advising hours and genuine staff ready to listen and help, you may connect with the Kearney Center staff in-person, on the phone or email, or through our social media.   

The Kearney Center provides important services and guidance to international and exchange students, visiting scholars, and departments at Minnesota State Mankato on immigration, travel, acclimating to Mankato, employment authorization, and more. Through our fantastic signature nights, cultural events and festivals, our semester-long integrated orientation program, and our student organizations and clubs, we provide the support and opportunities to enhance your experience as a true global Maverick.  

Please stop by so we can meet you. 

All the best, 

Jacy Corey Fry, MA 
Director, Kearney Center for International Student Services 
jacy.fry@mnsu.edu