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We assist students and scholars from more than 100 countries! 

We advise students, faculty, clubs, and departments on immigration. We also provide guidance for cultural, academic, and personal matters.

Four R I T students sitting at a table in a classroom.

We work with Global Union and many international student clubs to help facilitate rich on-campus programs. We also collaborate with RIT’s English Language Center and Rochester Global Connections to give students the opportunity to immerse themselves in our local community.


ISS Advisors available Monday - Friday

Office is open Monday - Friday, 
9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Open Advising by Zoom
Mon., Weds., Fri., 2-4 p.m.
Tues., Thurs., 10-12 p.m.*

*Please join us on Zoom or by phone at 646-558-8656. Meeting ID: 961 8105 8968 followed by #. Please note that there is a waiting room, so you will be able to enter as soon as we finish with the person ahead of you. We recommend using the Zoom app. If you join by phone, you cannot receive any waiting room updates.

The World at RIT

Our international students and scholars come from more than 100 countries! Discover where they are from and how many students are from your home country.

Learn more about the World at RIT


Our international students have grit. While they may have experienced difficult times, they use them as opportunities to learn and grow.

Learn more about their stories