Office of International Student and Scholar Services

Ranked 26th in the U.S. 
 with the most international students...
By the Institute of International Education
Committed to helping your dreams come true.

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Mission Statement

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services advances the goals of Global Strategies and Studies by providing for the special needs of international students and exchange visitors related to their status as non-immigrants of the United States. It fulfills the University of Houston's responsibility to comply with the laws and regulations of the U.S. government and promotes internationalization through comprehensive services and programs.

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International Students

International Students

Picture from the Fall International Student Check-in.

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International Friendship Program

International Friendship Program

The International Friendship Program (IFP), sponsored by University of Houston's International Student and Scholar Services Office.

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Telephone Scams

Telephone Scams

USCIS learned of a new telephone scam targeting USCIS applicants and petitioners.....

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International Education Week 2013

International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW) is celebrated all across United States annually during the third week of November and is an opportunity for the University of Houston to showcase international initiatives across the campus..

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