International Students


Once the enrollment form is processed, a student is sent information on beginning the I20 application process.

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

ISSS provides core services to international students, visiting scholars, faculty and academic departments at the University of Pennsylvania. Staff members in this office provide advice, information and referrals on matters such as immigration, employment and overseas travel. They can also assist with problems related to social and personal adjustments to a new culture, as well as practical matters related to living in Philadelphia.


Among the many student organizations on campus, there are several that may be of particular interest to the International student population.