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International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services


Fall 2021 Info for International Students


ISSS has created a single webpage for Fall 2021 information. All important information related to travel, enrollment, and health can be found on this page.


ISSS Mission

International Student and Scholar Services provides students and exchange visitors with immigration advising, workshops, and orientation, as well as social and extracurricular activities. ISSS extends its services and support to international faculty and research scholars and their dependents. Through collaboration with other departments and organizations, ISSS advocates on behalf of international students to ensure their academic, personal, and career goals.

ISSS Office Schedule

ISSS staff are available virtually from 8:30am-4:30pm on weekdays. Staff are available in the office from 9:00-11:00 am Monday-Friday if you need to visit in person.

To best serve you please keep in mind the following:

  • Most questions can be answered by phone, email, or virtual advising during normal business hours.  If your questions are not urgent, we ask that you first email
  • Most immigration process requests can now be submitted digitally using the ISSS request form
  • Virtual advising hour is 2:00 to 3:00 pm on Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9:00 to 10:00 am on Tuesday and Thursday.  Click this Zoom link to join a virtual advising hour.
  • Please email us to request a phone or video appointment with an advisor if your question is not answered by email and you are unable to attend the virtual advising hour.
  • In-person advising is only available by appointment, for urgent cases.
  • We will still be receiving and sending mail from Rike Center 204. I-20s, DS-2019s, and other immigration documents will be mailed to you as necessary. 
Contact ISSS

Rike Center, Room 204 (View campus map >>)
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469-1701

phone: 937-229-2748

Stay Informed: The ISSS newsletter contains important news and information.  Click here to read current and past editions.

Emily Grasso, Associate Director of Student Services
Jonathon Henderson, Immigration Coordinator
Tim Kao, Director


International Student and Scholar Services

Rike Center
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469