International Scholars & Students
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
ISSS has received several questions regarding the university’s plans, as well as other immigration related matters in the context of COVID-19. While we may not have all the answers, we have compiled information that we hope will be helpful to our international students and scholars.
Review our COVID-19 International Student FAQ
Continue to monitor the Alerts page of this website: global.rutgers.edu/all-alerts.
Operating Status Update:
ISSS is open but most of our staff are working remotely. We continue to deliver all our programs and services. Check the appropriate sections of this website for information about specific services and procedures.
For the latest COVID-19 information visit coronavirus.rutgers.edu.
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.