International Student FAQ

Boston University International Student and Scholars Office (ISSO) is devoted to assisting international students through the immigration process and helping international students adjust to life at Boston University. They have extensive resources available to educate and assist international students. We strongly recommend students visit their website for more information on:

All international students are required to check in with ISSO upon arriving in the United States. The ISSO staff will best be able to answer all of our incoming international students’ questions on visa or immigration paperwork. International students are also required to provide an up to date address where they will be living in Boston.