Welcome to the Office of International Student and Scholar Services

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (OISS) offers Northwestern's international students and scholars professional support, advising services, and programming regarding immigration.

Whether you are a prospective student or employee, a student already enrolled in an academic program, a visitor or employee, a department contact, or a member of the greater-Northwestern community, we hope to provide you with information, services and answers to your questions.

Our role

We serve Northwestern's international student and scholar population, which includes more than 5,000 individuals.

Our services

We offer advising and administrative support regarding immigration procedures; we host informational and social events; we assist Northwestern departments when hosting employees and visitors. Take advantage of these services.