Office of International Student and Scholar Services (OISS)

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The Office of International Student & Scholar Services (OISS) in Rutgers University – Newark serves more than 1,600 international students, scholars and their dependents from more than 70 countries. 


The Office of International Student & Scholar Services (OISS) is the primary resource center, striving always for excellence in service to the international community of Rutgers University - Newark.


•    Advise F-1 students and J-1 exchange visitors on compliance with immigration laws and regulations to maintain legal status; 
•    Provide support to international students and scholars through orientation programs, cultural & social events and services in collaboration with other University units;
•    Assist University offices and academic departments in their international initiatives and help nurturing growth of international programs; 
•    Ensure institutional compliance to immigration regulations governing enrollment of F-1 students and J-1 exchange visitors; serves as liaison with state and federal agencies concerning F-1/J-1 regulatory issues.


    Key Contacts

    Conklin HallRoom 216
    175 University AvenueNewarkNJ07102

    Monday - Thursday:  9:30am - 4:00pm

    Friday:  Closed to Walk-ins