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Office of International
Students and Scholars

Bicentennial Education Center 122
University of New Orleans
2000 Lakeshore Drive
New Orleans, LA 70148

Phone: (504) 280-6021
Fax: (504) 280-7317





The University of New Orleans currently hosts almost 800 international students, faculty, and staff from about 90 countries. The Office of International Students and Scholars provides comprehensive immigration advising, programming, and support services to all international students and faculty and their dependents. We work with faculty and administrators to build friendship agreements with foreign universities, and we assist international student organizations in planning activities such as International Night and cultural events.

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*** Important Notice ***

The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) is relocating to the International Center, Room 125.

Please see scheduled closing times below:

•  December 18 - Closed
•  December 19 – Closed
•  December 22 – The office will be open in the new location for walk-ins from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. From 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. our office will be open for pick-ups only! Advisors will not be available after 11:30 a.m.
•  December 23 - Closed

The University will be closed for the Holidays from December 24, 2014 until January 2, 2015.



This is a reminder that all faculty and staff are expected to be familiar with and to comply with University of New Orleans policies and procedures regarding international employees and exchange visitors. Links to information on sponsoring J-1 exchange visitors and employees, hiring H-1B specialty occupation workers, as well as relevant UNO policies are available at .

Faculty and staff in the Colleges of Science and Engineering who wish to invite international visitors to campus must receive advance approval of the cognizant University officials, including the Department Chair, Dean, Empowered Official for Export Control, and Academic Affairs. Such requests should be submitted at least 25 working days in advance of the planned arrival date. Please see for more information.



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