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International Student & Scholar Center


The UMass Dartmouth community warmly welcomes our international students and scholars. We are proud of the diversity of our international students, faculty, and scholars, representing many different countries.

The International Student & Scholar Center (ISSC)

  • provides support for visas as well as required documentation for international students and scholars while in the United States. We do not provide legal advice. If you wish, we can provide a list of legal services you can pursue.
  • provides general advice and assistance with campus life and personal needs. 
  • offers workshops on employment and other subjects of interest.
  • co-sponsors cultural events with other organizations on campus.

International Student Orientation

Thursday and Friday, August 29 & 30, 2019

International student orientation is mandatory. Learn more

Early Arrival Move-In Dates

  • Tuesday, August 27th, 6-10 p.m.
    • First year undergraduate students and ALCI students must move in on this date. 
  • Tuesday, August 27 and Wednesday, August 28, 6-10 p.m.
    • New international students arriving for Orientation

Navitas students should consult with the Program Director for move-in instructions.

Visit and keep in touch

New international students and scholars must check-in at the ISSC as soon as possible after their arrival on campus.  Returning students must check-in at the beginning of every semester.

We look forward to your visit and getting to know you.

More information

ISSC Events

Check the UMassD university calendar.