International Programs Office provides translation and interpretation services to the Jackson State University® students, faculty, staff, Mississippi-based and out-of-state-based businesses, and non-US citizens. These services have been provided by International Studies for more than ten (10) years. The Greater Jackson Community and nearly the whole state of Mississippi is benefited through this service.
Translation services are provided for almost any document. The following is a list of the most prevalent documents that are currently translated: birth certificates, marriage licenses, high school certificates, high school transcripts, college/university transcripts, diplomas, divorce papers from court, and divorce certificates. These documents are usually translated within four days, but upon request birth certificates can be translated the same day. The staff of International Programs have the capacity to provide translations to English from Spanish, Chinese, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Byelorussian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Vietnamese and Arabic. Similarly, translations to English from Korean, Japanese, Turkish, Persian, Punjabi, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu, Nepalese, Gujarati, Indonesian, Malaysian, Armenian, Greek, Hebrew, Romanian, and Polish are also done here. In addition to the translation services, IS assists the courts, lawyers, police, hospitals, service agencies, and other organizations and agencies with interpretation services.