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International Students and Scholars Services

Where the World Meets Drexel

The Office of International Students and Scholars Services (ISSS) offers a vast array of programs and services to international students, scholars, and faculty representing 117 countries. The ISSS staff works to promote meaningful interaction between United States Citizens and nationals of other countries by organizing cultural enriching opportunities for all members of the Drexel community. ISSS staff advises international students, scholars and faculty on immigration, cultural, financial, academic and personal concerns.

For any questions, service requests or appointments, please email

New International Students

Please see New International Student page for important information before you arrive in the U.S. New students can also review the Pre-Arrival Handbook for more information to prepare for their transition to Drexel and the New International Student Checklist that you can use to guide you through your arrival to Drexel University and Philadelphia .


Monday - Friday: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Walk-in Advising Hours
Monday - Friday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Email to make an appointment for advising if you cannot make these hours.