International Student and Immigration Services Office

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Welcome to all international students, scholars and their families. The staff of Office of International Services sincerely hopes that you will enjoy your stay at Howard University.  There are many resources available through our office and at the University.  We trust that whenever necessary, these resources will assist you to solve your problems and concerns or to enhance your experience. In this web site are descriptions of some of the programs and services we offer, including short biographies on the members of our staff.

The mission of our Office is to assist individual international students, faculty, staff members and their families by advising them on federal immigration, taxation and labor regulations, and by providing counseling on personal, academic, financial and social matters. Additionally, we try to promote cross-cultural awareness for the Howard University community through educational programming, such as cultural adjustment, and cross-cultural communication. Finally, our goal is to serve as an information and resource service for the Howard University and surrounding communities; and in general to promote the benefits of international educational exchange.

It is our hope that you will find our staff to be accessible and helpful to you. We may be reached by telephone 202-806-2777 or 202-806-2775 and fax 202-238-8521. You are encouraged to make personal appointments to eliminate unnecessary wait time. We look forward to meeting you and the members of your family.