International Student & Scholar Services

The Office of International Student & Scholar Services (OISSS) is committed to the values and principles of international education by supporting and encouraging the enrollment of international students and engagement with international scholars.

International Education Week: Nov. 16-20

International Education Week (IEW) celebrates the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide.

Explore IEW Events

International Student Statistics

From continent of origin to top majors, learn more about international students at Rollins.

International Student Statistics (PDF)

A Global Community

International Student & Scholar Services seeks to build a truly global community at Rollins by bringing talented students and scholars to campus from all corners of the globe. Make sure to check out the links below for more information!

The office strives to provide our international student and scholar community with programs and services that support their successful adjustment to life in the U.S. and at Rollins, as well as their compliance with immigration responsibilities.

New Students For international students making their way to Rollins, learn more about information on your immigration status, planning your arrival, International Student Orientation, and additional information for exchange students.

Current Students Learn more about life basics, health care & insurance, obtaining & maintaining your immigration status, and traveling.

Scholars Learn how to host an international scholar.

Programming Get more information on social & cultural programming, International Education Week, and Employment & Tax Workshops.

International Peer Advisor Program The IPA Program is not currently taking applications. Check back to see when applications will be available.

Student & Scholar Statistics Click here for statistics concerning the work of our office.

Admissions & Aid Go to our Admission & Aid page for more information on the hearing process and additional resources.

Meet our Staff For a listing of our staff team, click here.

Making an Appeal Students may file written complaints with the Office of International Student & Scholar Services regarding any of the written office policies within these webpages. Such complaints must be filed in writing by email to the director. Students should include their name, student identification number, the nature of their complaint, and desired outcome. Any documentation that supports their complaint should be sent as an attachment. The director will weigh the complaint and respond in writing to the student. All decisions of the director are final.

IPA Program

Do you remember your first day on the Rollins campus? Were you confused, unsure of where to go, who to ask, what to do?
If you answered yes to any of the questions above, you can imagine how valuable an International Peer Advisor (IPA) will be to a new international student. 

The Office of International Student & Scholar Services looks for continuing students (U.S. and international) who are willing to volunteer their time to make a new international student’s experience more enjoyable.

IPA Applications are open at this time! Follow this link to access the application: IPA Application Fall 2015

Fall 2015 IPA Training Schedule TBA