Office of International Students and Scholars


Welcome to the University of Nevada, Reno and to a vibrant global community of students and scholars representing over 70 nations! The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) provides information and advice regarding visa categories, international student admission, employment options, and cultural adjustment. Programs and activities are offered that foster intercultural understanding and enhance the skills needed to be successful in an increasingly interconnected world.

Executive Order Travel Ban

Information regarding Presidential Proclamation 9645 (Travel Ban 3.0) affecting citizens from Iran, Libya, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela, Yemen, and Somalia.

International Students and Scholars Monthly Spotlight

Check out the international student and scholar of the month!

Disclaimer: UNR OISS provides general guidance. However, any advice provided by our office, as well as the information on our webpage, should not be construed as legal advice. UNR OISS staff will provide regulatory and practice information as it stands at the time of the consult. Due to the fluid nature of governmental interpretation, individuals must understand that government agencies may change their interpretation of established immigration laws/regulations and eligibility requirements for benefits at any time. We strongly suggest consulting with an attorney for legal advice.

Contact Us

Contact Office of International Students and Scholars (0074)

1664 N. Virginia Street

Reno, NV 89557

Phone (775) 784-6874

Fax (775) 327-5845

Fitzgerald Student Services Building, 120