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International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services

COVID-19 Update

See UD's plans to return to teaching, learning, research and experiential learning on campus this fall. Additionally, international students and scholars can refer to ISSS's Frequently Asked Questions document for specific answer to their questions. 

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. To best serve you please follow the updated procedures below:

  • Most questions can be answered by phone or email during normal business hours.
  • All immigration process requests can now be submitted digitally using the ISSS Immigration Process Request form
  • If you visit Rike Center to pick up a document, please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. 
  • Virtual advising hour is 1:30 to 2:30pm on weekdays by using this Zoom link
  • Please email 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. 

For urgent cases, students may also call our emergency line at 937-848-0073.  If your questions are not urgent, we ask that students call our office at 937-229-2748 or email us at first. 

Contact ISSS

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

phone: 937-229-2748
fax: 937-229-2766


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