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What We Do

International Student, Scholar, & Faculty Services (ISSFS) is a division within the International Programs Office at the University of Idaho. We serve international students, faculty and visiting scholars at the University of Idaho as well as the Moscow community. Currently we provide services to almost 650 international students, scholars and faculty from more than 73 countries.

The ISSFS has experienced and qualified staff who are available to assist you with information and advice about a wide range of issues, from immigration questions and understanding U.S. culture to finding help from appropriate resources in the University and the Moscow community. Our goal is to make our office a home away from home for international students, scholars, and faculty. We pride ourselves in providing personal attention and quality advising with issues related but not limited to:

  • U.S. immigration
  • Personal advising services
  • Health insurance
  • Arrival assistance
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Academics
  • Employment opportunities
  • Community resources
  • International organizations and activities
  • Language translations
  • Intercultural programs and training
  • Local trips and activities

Above all, ISSFS serves international students, scholars, and faculty at the U of I by enabling them to reach their highest academic and professional goals.

ISSFS staff is available by appointment or you may simply walk in and wait for the next available advisor. You are welcome to contact us at 208-885-8984 or by emailing us at

International Programs Office

Physical Address:
901 Paradise Creek St.
LLC Bldg. #3
Moscow, ID 83844

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 1250
Moscow, ID 83844-1250

Phone: 208-885-8984

Fax: 208-885-2859