International Students

This section of the website is dedicated towards international students divided into three distinct populations.  You will find information related to orientation, visa and immigration, and general procedural information for prospective, newly admitted, and current students. 

Prospective Students

For individual international students seeking information about being admitted to and attending the University of Iowa.

New Students

For newly admitted international students planning to attend the University of Iowa.  Visit this section to find pre-arrival, orientation, and campus and community information.  Congratulations on gaining admission to the University of Iowa! We at International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) look forward to meeting you during your Orientation before classes begin.

Current Students

For current F-1 and J-1 students enrolled at the University of Iowa.  Visit this section to find information about maintaining your status, travel, employment, and more.

Exchange Students

International students on a J-1 visa nominated by their universities for a formal exchange with the University of Iowa, working with an exchange coordinator at your home campus should visit here.