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International Services Office (ISO)

We provide services to international students, scholars, employees, and other visitors to the University of Rochester, as well as the departments that host and support them.

Our responsibilities include:

  • Issuing immigration documents
  • Advising on relevant immigration matters
  • Meeting US reporting requirements
  • Offering information on adjusting to life and culture in the US and at Rochester

Learn more about our office or contact us!

Incoming Fall 2023 Students

Are you a newly admitted international student starting the University of Rochester in Fall 2023?

Please start by viewing the Incoming Student Checklist and following the directions included.

Afterwards, please register for the International Student Webinars for incoming students.

We're excited for your arrival and here to support you!

ISO Office Hours & Advising Services:

Find detailed ISO hours, location, and schedules on our Contact page. Service availability includes general inquiries, virtual advising options, and ISO Service Desk Hours.

tudent Virtual Drop-In Hours:
Mon/Tues/Thurs: 1pm to 3pm and Friday: 10am to 12pm

Please access ISO's client portal URcompass to use Student Document Upload, request a Travel Signature, or manage Address Reporting: 

 Alerts and Messages  Alert!

 Attention COVID-19 Resources:

Immigration Info | FAQs | Travel Considerations