International Students and Scholars Office

About Us

Our mission is to welcome and support international students and scholars. We provide quality services and programs to facilitate their transition to the university and U.S. life, cultivate learning and development, and prepare them to succeed in a diverse global environment.

The International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) provides services to international students including orientation, immigration advising, visa securement, personal advising and counseling, special programs and activities, employment, and other issues or questions.

 

Meet the ISSO Team

Isabela Varela
Director
 
Ross Schupbach
Immigration & Advising Coordinator
 
Julie Hill
Secretary II
 
Valeria Ayala Garces
Graduate Assistant
 

Global Panther Success Student Coordinators 2018 - 2019

Cecelia Hawbaker
Jaspreet Rishi
Kimberly Moothart
Pratima Raut
Shifeng Ou
Playash Koirala
Qi Lu
​Pratik Poudel