International Student & Scholar Services

Welcome to ISSS!

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) provides services and resources to facilitate the internationalization of Colorado State University, Fort Collins, and the greater Colorado and global communities. We strive to assist international students and scholars with cultural adjustment, academic integration, professional growth, and personal support. As part of that initiative, we oversee new international student and scholar orientation and arrival, regulatory compliance, immigration services, sponsor services, events and programming, and act as a liaison to the U.S. government.

ISSS also assists CSU departments to host international scholars who engage in collaborative research and teaching as a way to promote international exchange.

Updates about COVID-19 for International Students & Scholars

You can find updates on COVID-19 for international students and scholars here.

Important Services Information

Hours of Operation

The Office of International Programs is open Monday-Friday from 8:00AM-5:00PM unless otherwise stated for campus closures and holidays. Our office is closed daily from 12:00PM-1:00PM for lunch.

Open Advising – Remote Advising Now Available!

Brief 15-minute one-on-one Zoom advising sessions are available without an appointment on a first-come, first-served basis Monday – Thursday from 10 – 11AM & 1 – 3PM

Click the button below to learn more about Remote Advising and how to access the Open Advising waiting room.


Half-hour meetings with advisors can be arranged with advanced notice by contacting the advisor directly. You can find our advisors’ contact information on our staff page.

Please note – there are no same day appointments.

Active Students

Active Scholars

Countries Represented

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Scholars in the News!

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CSU Hosts 64th Annual World Unity Fair

Scholars in the News!

Exchange Scholar From Ghana Visits CSU and the US For the First Time!

Weekend in the Mountains

During the Fall 2019 semester a group of spritely young people made the trek up to the CSU Mountain Campus to have a weekend in the wilds!

Scholars in the News!

CSU Chemists Create New Method for Drug Discovery