About OISS

The staff at the Office of International Students and Scholars welcomes you to the University of Nevada, Reno! The staff has special knowledge about issues that affect international visitors and we are here to provide support and advice to help you and your family during your stay in the United States.

OISS staff 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. 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.

We invite you to join a dynamic educational community which has students and scholars from over 70 countries.