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Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Graham Center 355
11200 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Ph: (305) 348-2421
Fax: (305) 348-1521

Walk-In Hours: Wednesdays
9:30am – 12:00pm

Biscayne Bay Campus
Wolfe University Center 363
3000 N. E. 151st Street
North Miami, FL 33181
Ph: (305) 919-5813
Fax: (305) 919-4824

Walk-In Hours: Wednesdays
2:30pm – 4:00pm

Hours of Operation:
Monday-Friday
8:00am to 5:00pm
Closed Weekends & Holidays

Welcome to International Student and Scholar Services

isss-logoISSS welcomes all international students at FIU!
We are glad you chose FIU, a leading urban public research university focused on student learning, innovation, and collaboration, to pursue your education.  FIU is a dynamic institution of learning with a diverse student population with more than 3000 international students from over 130 countries.

As an international student or exchange visitor to our university, we want to assure that you have a positive and productive experience. Staff at ISSS can assist you with a wide range of important and practical information to help make your transition into our university and community as smooth and comfortable as possible.

New Students

Have you checked in with ISSS? All new and transfer students MUST report to the ISSS office within two weeks of arrival.  Failure to check in will result in the termination of your status. For more information click here

First semester in the U.S. (or in Miami) and feeling a bit lost? The International Peer Mentor Program is for you! For more information click here

IMMIGRATION ORIENTATION
All new international and transfer students must attend a MANDATORY immigration orientation. For information on Summer 2015 Immigration Orientation, please click here.

PRE-ARRIVAL INFO:
If you have been admitted to FIU and have already received an I-20 or DS-2019, please read this IMPORTANT information about your next steps: click here

ON LINE PRE-ARRIVAL ORIENTATION
Have you been admitted to FIU for the fall term? If so, please mark your calendar for the fall 2015 Online Pre-arrival orientation which is scheduled for Friday, July 24th at 9:00am (Eastern Time US)

MEDICAL INSURANCE
For information on how to purchase medical insurance, please contact Student Health Services or click here

Prospective International Students

We are glad you are interested in FIU! If you have not yet applied or have not yet been admitted, please contact the appropriate admissions office for information about the admissions process.

Current Students

It is time to file your 2014 US Federal Taxes.  If you worked in 2014, you must file Form 1040NR by April 15, 2015.  All international students who were in the US in F or J status in 2014 must file Form 8843 by June 15, 2015. Click below to access the Foreign National Tax Document.

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