Office of International Student & Scholar Services

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Modesto A. Maidique Campus
Student Academic Success Center
(SASC) Room 230
11200 S.W. 8th Street
Miami, FL 33199
Ph: (305) 348-2421
Fax: (305) 348-1521
Biscayne Bay Campus
Wolfe University Center 363
3000 N. E. 151st Street
North Miami, FL 33181
Ph: (305) 919-5813
Fax: (305) 919-4824
Hours of Operation:
8:30am to 5:00pm
Closed Weekends & Holidays

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The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) welcomes all international students to FIU!

We are glad you chose Florida International University to pursue your education. As a dynamic institution of learning with a diverse student population with more than 4200 international students from over 140 countries, we are so proud to have you here!

We, at the ISSS Office, want to make sure you have a positive and productive experience as you become an integral part of our community and beyond. Each and every member of the ISSS team can assist you with a wide range of important and practical information to help make your transition into our university and your new life as smooth and comfortable as possible.

We truly admire your determination to achieve your goals in a new country and we are so happy you decided to make FIU your academic destination in the United States! We promise that we will do everything possible to help you succeed in your academic and professional endeavors while you enrich our university community with your presence!

The ISSS Team


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The ISSS Team is working tirelessly to provide you with the most updated information. Visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page.  



DO YOU NEED TO SPEAK WITH AN ISSS ADVISOR? Click HERE to visit  our ISSS VIRTUAL OFFICE Monday  to Friday 9 am to 12 pm 


NEW! You can schedule an appointment with one of our advisors using the ISSS Virtual Appointment Request Form



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Prospective International Students

We are glad you are interested in FIU! If you have not yet applied or have applied and have not been admitted, contact our Admissions Office.



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