About ISSS

On behalf of Florida International University and the Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), it is a pleasure to welcome you to Florida International University. Florida International University is one of the most diverse universities in the United States. More than 3000 students and almost 200 scholars representing 132 countries are part of the university community.

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.

ISSS has offices at both the Modesto Maidique and Biscayne Bay campuses. The staff advises international students and scholars on a variety of issues and is responsible for complying with procedures mandated by the Department of Homeland Security and updating student and scholar records in the Student & Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS).

The Office of International Student & Scholar Services looks forward to working with you to make your stay at our university one of the most productive and fulfilling experiences of your academic career.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,

ISSS Team
Office of International Student and Scholar Services