About OISS


The Office of International Student & Scholar Services (OISS) is the primary resource center, striving always for excellence in service to the international community of Rutgers University - Newark.


  • Advise international students and scholars on compliance with immigration laws and regulations;
  • Provide support to international students and scholars in cultural and social adjustment; Foster effective cross-cultural communications and mutual understanding;
  • Assist academic departments in their international initiatives and help nurturing growth of international programs;
  • Ensure institutional compliance to immigration regulations governing enrollment of F1 students and J1 exchange visitors.