International Scholars & Students
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Please be advised that much of the ISSS staff is required to participate in the Rutgers University Shared Furlough Program from May 17, 2021 – July 19, 2021. We will be operating with reduced staff coverage for the 10-week program, but we remain available by email (firstname.lastname@example.org), and students may schedule a virtual appointment. Please click here for more information about how to contact ISSS and our advising services.
We appreciate your patience and cooperation.
For answers to many commonly asked questions, please refer to the following resources:
- Rutgers Global Alerts
- COVID-19 Related International Student FAQs
- University wide COVID-19 Information
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 programming, advocacy, and outreach.
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.
Student Advising ServicesLearn More
Student Advising Services
Need help? Our international student advisers take walk-ins and appointments to help you address your issues.
Short-term Non-degree ProgramsLearn More
Short-term Non-degree Programs
Are you looking to take a session or certificate course—or participate in an internship—that isn’t part of your degree? See our options and find out what you need to do to come to Rutgers.
Housing and TravelContact Us
Housing and Travel
Once you get to Rutgers, where will you live and how will you get around? Contact an international student adviser for information on housing and transportation options.
Academic SupportFind out more
We provide effective academic support for international students in many ways.
How Can We Help You?
Each fall, Rutgers welcomes about 1,500 incoming international students from some 125 countries. We are proud to be our international students' home away from home. From presenting International Student Orientation to providing guidance on legal matters, and even advising students beyond graduation, ISSS is here to accompany you throughout your journey at Rutgers.