International Nevada

Nevada and the World

The University of Nevada, Reno's mission is to prepare students to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. Therefore, we are proud that we both welcome international students and scholars to our campus and provide U.S. students and faculty with opportunities to gain international understanding through our teaching and research, and by studying or teaching abroad.  This page is a gateway to the many global touchstones Nevada has to offer. Feel free to explore.

International Services

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The University Studies Abroad Consortium® is a non-profit study abroad organization headquartered at the University of Nevada. USAC prides itself on providing quality, affordable study abroad programs and offers programs in 26 different countries.



OISS encourages students and researchers from other nations to come to Nevada. The staff provides information regarding visas, international student admission, employment options, and cultural adjustment.

NNIC: Working for a Global Nevada


The International Center brings more than 300 international visitors annually to Northern Nevada. Visiting delegations come here to meet with their professional counterparts and with local community members face to face.

IELC: Intensive English Language Center


Established in 1982 the Intensive English Language Center provides English language instruction to students preparing for university study and to students wishing to improve their general English ability.

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Academic Credit Options at Extended Studies has been collaborating with various University colleges, departments and programs to offer international travel and field study programs throughout the year and around the world for more than 30 years. With faculty-led travel programs, students earn academic credit while traveling abroad!

Contact Us

Contact Carina Black

Executive Director, Northern Nevada International Center

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-7515