The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office provides visa support for on-campus departments that are bringing international faculty, researchers, staff, and other visitors to the Institute.


The Institute sponsors scholars in a variety of different nonimmigrant classifications depending on the purpose and nature of their visit. All requests for institutional sponsorship officially begin in the host department or research center in which the individual will be working or studying. Find out more about obtaining a J-1 exchange visa.

Maintaining Status

We provide status maintenance information and support for international scholars and visitors. Find out more about maintaining status.