Welcoming International Students and Scholars

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

COVID-19 Updates:

Please continue to monitor the Alerts page of this website: global.rutgers.edu/all-alerts.  

Services provided by Rutgers Global - ISSS have been temporarily modified in response to a change in university operating procedure due to COVID-19.

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Rutgers is home to more than 9,000 international students and scholars from about 125 countries around the world. They bring rich perspectives to campus that help to globalize our classrooms, labs, and clinics, contributing significantly to advancements in education, research, and service. 

Rutgers Global–International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is committed to providing superior services and enriching experiences for our international community. We are here to support the journeys of our international students and scholars, from arrival to graduation/completion and beyond. Our core services include providing advice and counsel on US immigration regulations and compliance, immigration application processing, cross-cultural and transition programming, advocacy, and outreach.

ISSS also serves to demystify Federal regulations and collaborates with campus partners and the Rutgers community to support international students, faculty, and scholars. 

If you are an international student at Rutgers University–Camden, please visit the Office of International Students. If you are an international student or scholar at Rutgers University–Newark, please visit the Office of International Student Services. All RBHS international students and Rutgers–Camden international scholars are serviced by Rutgers Global–International Student and Scholar Services, regardless of campus location. 

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RGLOBAL Portal

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RGLOBAL Portal

RGlobal is an online portal that enables international students and scholars to complete the essential steps to maintain their legal status, request work authorizations, signatures, and more.

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Rutgers Global Alerts

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Rutgers Global Alerts

These alerts are intended to provide guidance and resources to all members of the Rutgers community regarding issues related to Covid-19, including travel advisories, immigration policies, and other r...

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Taxes

The following information has been prepared to assist Rutgers–New Brunswick's F and J visa holders in understanding general tax filing obligations.  

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Friendship Fridays

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Friendship Fridays

Friendship Fridays provide opportunities for Rutgers international students, scholars, and the Rutgers community to share in friendship and cross-cultural learning.

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Visa and Immigration Information

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Visa and Immigration Information

Find out more about visa and immigration rules and regulations.  

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Dependents

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Dependents

Let our advising team help you navigate being a dependent of a Rutgers international student or scholar in the U.S.

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About Rutgers Global–International Student and Scholar Services

We coordinate cultural programs and immigration-related services for approximately 9,000 international students, scholars, faculty, and their dependents, and serves the broader campus community in an administrative and advisory capacity.

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