I'm very grateful for the way UT has shaped me. I've taken classes that helped me understand my identity better, and I've experienced some of the most unique cultures here.Ulviya Chisty, B.A. ’25 in International Relations and Global Studies, and South Asian Studies, from Bangladesh
International Student and Scholar Services is now located in the Main Building (MAI) Room 7 on the ground floor of the UT Tower during the renovation of 2400 Nueces.
A message to the international student and scholar community
International Student and Scholar Services
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) provides services to international students and scholars and supports departments and colleges in hiring international researchers and faculty.
Find information about visas and maintaining status forstudents and scholars with F-1, J-1, H-1B and other immigration statuses.
Advising and Services
Make an appointment for personalized advising, tax assistance, and insurance. Access additional resources.
Life at UT
Get involved and make the most of the rich culture, community and activities available in Austin and throughout Texas.
You are Welcome Here
The talents and perspectives of our international students and scholars are deeply valued and an essential part of the university. It’s our goal to provide you with services, support, information, and programs to ensure you get the most out of your experience on campus.
By the Numbers
Health InsuranceLearn about the UT health insurance plan, benefits, how to enroll, coverage dates and costs.
Financial Aid and ScholarshipsBrowse financial services and scholarship opportunities available to international students at UT.
Employment for F-1 StudentsFind information relating to employment and immigration considerations, including curricular practical training (CPT) and optional practice training (OPT).
Get InvolvedMake new friends as you participate in the many activities ISSS has to offer.
myIOAccess my Immigration Online (myIO), the portal for international students, scholars and departments to process immigration documents and manage immigration related data.
ISSS BlogStay up to date on the latest news, announcements, and recommendations from Texas Global and ISSS.
Exchange Student Information
UT Austin welcomes hundreds of reciprocal exchange students from our partner universities around the world.
Featured Programs and Events
International Student and Scholar Services Stories
University of Texas at Austin Global Engagement Report 2020-2022
Global Engagement and Strategy