International Student & Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services for Current International StudentsInternational Student and Scholar Services Information for ScholarsInternational Student & Scholar Services Information for Departments, Faculty and Staff

International Student and Scholar Services welcomes more than 3,000 international students and scholars to UNT. We are so glad you are here!  Our staff is here to assist you in complying with U.S. immigration regulations during your time at UNT. Remember, each person’s situation is different and immigration regulations are very complex, so if you ever have any questions, we are here to help.


Monday-Thursday, 9:30-11:30am & 1:30-4:30pm • Friday 9:00am-12:00pm

LOCATION:  International Student Advising Center, Marquis Hall Room 110

OFFICE HOURS: Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm   CALL: 940-565-2195 




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Newly Admitted International Student Information