International Student and Scholar Services

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Frequently Asked Questions

Contact Us

International Student Scholar Services (ISSS)
Williston Hall

Phone: 815-753-1346
Fax: 815-753-1488
Email: isfo@niu.edu

Office Hours

8 a.m.-noon and 1-4:30 p.m.

If you need to meet with an advisor, please schedule your appointment by emailing isfo@niu.edu.

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) advises and supports the university's international community with their visas, social and cultural adjustment to the United States as well as acts as a liaison with relevant government agencies. We collaborate with campus partners and advocate on behalf of our populations to promote global educational exchange and diversity in support of the university's mission.