Office of International Student and Scholar Services


The OISSS staff warmly welcomes you to Brown's international community of more than 2700 international students, scholars and their families representing over 100 countries. We invite you to utilize the office and this website as a resource for information and appropriate referral and wish you a productive and enjoyable stay here at Brown.

This web site is updated regularly to offer information about a wide range of topics useful to incoming international students and scholars, both before and after their arrival in the United States. OISSS provides support in the development of university policies and programs relating to issues particular to international exchange, and additionally works with organizations that serve the needs of Brown's international community. The office maintains active relationships with the Graduate School, the Admissions Office, the Office of the Dean of the College, the Career Development Center, the Office of Student Life, and the Committee on Academic Standing, the ESL programs, and the Office of International Programs. 

Due to University guidance related to Covid-19 health concerns, the Office of International Student & Scholar Services (OISSS) will continue to work remotely until further notice.

 During this time, we are available via email and phone/zoom consultations.