International Student and Scholar Services
300 W Oregon Hall
International Student and Scholar Services provides a wide array of advising services and programs to more than 1,000 international students regarding visa and immigration matters, academic support and success, and social and cultural adjustment.
Primary programs include pre-arrival resources; personal immigration advising; scholarships and financial aid; and a peer mentor program that brings together newly arrived international students and returning students.
International Student and Scholar Services is a long-time partner of the Friendship Foundation for International Students, a local community organization that coordinates short-term homestays, cultural conversations, and friendship programs. The unit also administers $1 million worth of scholarship programs for international students, among them the award-winning International Cultural Service Program, Global Corners International Student Recruitment and Retention awards, international work-study assistance, and other resources.
In addition, International Student and Scholar Services offers services to more than 200 visiting international researchers, faculty, and staff members, including advising on a wide range of immigration, employment, and adjustment matters.