International Student and Scholar Office

Immigration Updates: In response to the recent immigration updates, please click below for more information.

Immigration Updates (NEW UPDATE - April 27, 2021)

ISSO COVID-19 Update: Effective 5 p.m. March 19, 2020 the ISSO will only be able to see students remotely. Virtual advising will be offered to accommodate students. To sign up, please click below.

Virtual Advising

Travel Considerations

ISSO provides support and services to international students and scholars by providing information to help international students and scholars maintain their immigration status in the United States. ISSO supports departments and colleges in their efforts to hire and retain international researchers and faculty. Please also visit our Global Events page to learn more about the programming and services we offer that fosters international students and scholars' integration at Nebraska.


If you need a travel signature, you can request one here. 

ISSO is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities to our students. Visit our Scholarships page to find our current opportunities! 

Welcome to ISSO!

Hello and welcome to the International Student and Scholar Office (ISSO)! It is our mission at ISSO to provide quality services to international students, visiting scholars, faculty, and departments across campus. We provide a welcoming and supportive environment throughout your time here at Nebraska to help you adjust to U.S. culture and with questions related to your student or scholar immigration status. The ISSO staff is dedicated to providing you with expert advice, services, events, programs, information and support to ensure you are successful during your time here. Connect with us via in-person advising, by phone or email, and follow along on social media to learn more about our latest events. To learn about our staff, click here.

main desk: (402) 472-0324 | consultation line: (402) 472-5163 |

International Students
International Scholars

Number of international students and the number of countries is Fall 2018 data from the UNL Fact Book. Number of scholars is data based on 2018 - 2019 Open Doors reporting.

Global Events