International Student Services

ISS Services

  • Administers the University’s F-1 and J-1 Student programs, and monitors University compliance with the federal immigration laws governing these programs and visa types related to study
  • Advises students of the restrictions imposed and benefits accorded by their immigration status
  • Assists international students in resolving academic, financial and personal difficulties in coordination with faculty, department advisers, and other University resources or community agencies
  • Conducts comprehensive new student orientation programs
  • Represents the University of Washington to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of State, U.S. and foreign embassies, and international sponsoring organizations