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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


Ross Schupbach

Immigration & Advising Coordinator

Julie Hill


Valeria Ayala Garces

Graduate Assistant

Global Panther Success Student Coordinators 2017 - 2018

Caitlyn Van Scoyoc
Jaspreet Rishi
Kimberly Moothart
Pratima Raut
Qingshan (Sam) Liang 
Roland Erman
​Pratik Poudel