About the Office of International Students and Scholars

The Office of International Students & Scholars provides assistance with the following:

  • Admission to the University of Nevada, Reno
  • A smooth transition from your home country to living in the United States
  • A better understanding of the policies, procedures, and regulations that pertain to your visa status
  • Assistance with university policies, procedures, and resources
  • Expertise on federal laws that pertain to international students and scholars
  • Intercultural understanding and training

Our staff members have extensive knowledge and experience in the international education field and work with students, scholars, and community members to help enrich their study and research experiences at the University.

Diversity statement

To engage members of our community as active informed participants in a multicultural world and help them recognize diverse background and ideas as being essential to the academic experience. Provide activities designed to improve the acculturation, retention and graduation rates of international students and scholars.

Annual reports

OISS 2021-2022 annual report

OISS 2020-2021 annual report