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International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO)

The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) is dedicated to the university's commitment to global engagement and inclusion.

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Meet Our Students

  • I immediately loved the environment and atmosphere here ... The whole town felt like the university, which interested me.

    UMass Lowell was love at first sight for business major Tan Nhat Nuynh, a native of Vietnam, who is making the most of his opportunities in and out of the classroom.

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The International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO) is dedicated to the university's commitment to global engagement and inclusion.

ISSO advises over 2,000 international students and scholars who hail from over 60 countries. We assist with cultural adjustment as well as immigration and academic compliance. ISSO works closely with campus-wide offices to ensure the best experience for international students and scholars, including Career Services & Corporate Education Center, Human Resources, Graduate and Undergraduate Admissions, Pathway partners, Study Abroad and Student Affairs. Read more about the International Students & Scholars Office.