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International Students

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The recent U.S. Presidential campaign election, as well as the resulting media coverage may be raising questions about the future of international students on campuses in the United States.  International education and diversity remain a top priority at NSU, and I want to reassure you that the administration, faculty, and staff at NSU are fully committed to supporting the academic success, safety, and well-being of all of our international students in our diverse campus community.

NSU’s mission, vision, and core values support and underscore the importance of creating a highly engaged and inclusive global community of scholars. Our international students come from 106 countries on six continents and continue to make an important academic and cultural impact. NSU is truly a global community in which we all live and learn from each other in harmony and collaboration. We remain dedicated to helping all of our students reach their potential and develop the global mindset they need to function in a complex and increasingly interdependent world.

Dr. Anthony J. DeNapoli
Dean of International Affairs and Executive Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) provides complete support and advisory services. We are here to answer your questions and help you with any immigration-related problem that you may have.

OISS offers immigration assistance for the NSU community and serves as a liaison between our office and U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in matters related to international students and scholars studying and working here. Our goal is to provide you with great service and for you to have an overall remarkable experience. Please feel free to email us if you have any questions or concerns:

Anthony J. DeNapoli, Ed.D.
Dean of International Affairs and Executive Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Jeannie Jaworski, M.Ed.
Director of International Affairs

Jim Vatral
Senior International Student and Scholar Advisor

Deborah Pabon
International Student and Scholar Advisor II

Rose Ortega
Administrative Coordinator II

Mission Statement

With unfailing courtesy and respect, the staff of the Office of International Students and Scholars will strive to exceed the expectations of our F and J visa holders by providing quality immigration related services, guidance and counseling.

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