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ISS strives to foster international awareness and an appreciation of all cultures by promoting cultural exchange between Texas A&M’s domestic and international populations through activities such as dinners, seminars, visiting lecturers, and co... Read more
ISS strives to foster international awareness and an appreciation of all cultures by promoting cultural exchange between Texas A&M’s domestic and international populations through activities such as dinners, seminars, visiting lecturers, and country displays. ISS also provides support to the more than 65 international student organizations on campus. Those interested in joining an international student organization can contact ISS for more information.
he Texas A&M University student population is comprised of a diverse group of students that includes more than 4,700 international students from nearly 130 nations. International Student Services (ISS) administers a wide variety of services to the international community of Texas A&M. The mission of ISS is to facilitate international students’ admittance to the United States, to assist international students’ transition to life in the United States and at Texas A&M, to promote interactions between the U.S. and international populations, and to provide services necessary to meet the special needs of international students.
To facilitate this mission, ISS serves as an information resource for all partners in the international education process, those both on campus and off. In addition to issuing documents for students to obtain non-immigrant visas to study at the University, the office works with other University departments concerning admissions and enrollment. International students are provided with counseling and information in the areas of immigration, employment, financial issues, medical insurance, adjustment to the U.S., and income taxes.