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About ISSS

With more than 6,800 international students and scholars from more than 130 countries, UT is home to one of the largest international academic communities in the country. International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) is a core part of Texas Global and internationalization at UT.

As their home away from home, the ISSS team provides an array of services to international students, faculty, and visitors on special programs. ISSS offers one-on-one advising appointments to address personal immigration, employment, health insurance and tax regulations. Appointments are available for students, scholars, staff and faculty and their dependents.

Immigration Processing

ISSS works with campus units to prepare immigration documents for scholars and other status applications for faculty and staff.

Intercultural Programming

ISSS offers activities and social programs to help international students, scholars and their families adjust to life in the U.S.

Outreach and Advocacy

ISSS collaborates with departments across campus and organizations to further support UT’s international community.

Regulatory Compliance

ISSS maintains and updates student records and ensures all information is up-to-date, as required under Federal law.

Financial Aid & Resources

ISSS is dedicated to providing financial support to international students, which includes over $200,000 in awards and loans.

By The Numbers

Review international student and scholar statistics in our interactive map.