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Office of International Education

Mission Statement

The Office of International Education furthers an international focus for the university and supports the development of activities, programs, exchanges and events that create deeper international and global awareness among faculty, staff, students, and the surrounding community.

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

International Student Services

Advising for international students is available Monday through Friday.  In addition, ISSS processes a variety of requests to help students remain in compliance with university policies and government (Department of Homeland Security, Department of State) regulations.  ISSS also offers various workshops and seminars throughout the year for international students who want to learn more about topics such as off-campus employment.  For more information, including advising hours, request forms, and seminar schedules, please visit:

J-1 Scholar Services

ISSS works closely with other departments at UT Arlington to bring international exchange visitors to campus for research activities, teaching, and internships.  For more information, please visit:

Programs and Events

The OIE seeks to engage UTA international and domestic students through a variety of programs, including International Student Orientation, Global Grounds International Coffee Hour and International Week, among others.  For more information, please visit:

Study Abroad

To help students attain the education demanded by today’s increasingly interdependent world, UT Arlington offers the opportunity to study overseas while earning credit toward a degree.  Some programs involve direct enrollment in an overseas institution, while others are led by UT Arlington faculty members.  For more information, including program and application requirements, please visit: .