Welcome to all international students, scholars and their families. The staff of the Office of International Student Services (ISS) sincerely hopes that you will enjoy your stay at Howard University.
There are many resources available through our office and at the University. We trust that whenever necessary; these resources will assist you to solve your problems and concerns or to enhance your experience. In this web site are descriptions of some of the programs and services we offer, including short biographies on the members of our staff.
The mission of our Office is to assist individual international students, faculty, staff members and their families by advising them on federal immigration, labor regulations, and by providing counseling on personal, academic, financial and social matters. We try to promote cross-cultural awareness for the Howard University community through educational programming, such as cultural adjustment, and cross-cultural communication. Our goal is to serve as an information and resource service for the Howard University and surrounding communities; and in general, to promote the benefits of international educational exchange.
The Office of International Student Services promotes, provides, and supports international and intercultural educational opportunities for the Howard University community and others by serving as an information and advising resource, providing international student and scholar services and coordinating special projects. ISS serves as a resource center for information often needed by members of the international and University communities, and functions as an advocate for international students, staff and scholars.
It is our hope that you will find our staff to be accessible and helpful to you. You are encouraged to make personal appointments to eliminate unnecessary wait time. We look forward to meeting you and the members of your family.