International Student and Scholar Office

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The mission of the International Student and Scholar Office is to provide information, services and programs that help international students and visiting scholars achieve their individual educational and personal goals and that foster an appreciation for a culturally diverse learning environment in the larger University community.

The ISSO staff is dedicated to helping international students and scholars meet these goals. Learn more about our staff at our directory.

Approximately 2,000 international students come to UNC Charlotte from nearly 100 countries. Learn more at our Resources page.

ISSO Advising Hours

Monday: 10 AM – 12 PM, Phone Appt. Only (Sign Up Here)
Tuesday: 2 – 4 PM, In-Person, Walk-In

Wednesday: None

Thursday: 2 – 4 PM, Phone Appt. Only (Sign Up Here)

Friday: 10 AM – 12 PM, In-Person, Walk-In

Advising Services: The ISSO offers advising 4 days per week (*3 days a week in the summer) for international students and scholars who would like guidance or information to help them navigate immigration, employment, or other areas of adjustment to UNC Charlotte or life in the U.S.

You may either attend an in-person advising session (first come, first serve) or sign up for phone advising whereby an advisor will call you during a designated time slot. If you change your mind after signing up for phone advising, please cancel your appointment here.

Health And Safety Emergency Info

Please remember that the ISSO staff is here to support all international students and scholars at UNC Charlotte. For true health or safety emergencies, call Campus Police at 704-687-2200. For information about COVID-19 as it relates to your visa status, click here.

Contact Us

Office Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM, Monday – Friday

9201 University City Boulevard, Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

CHHS 202   704-687-7781   Fax: 704-687-1661