International Students and Scholars Home

IMPORTANT NOTICE: During this time, it is very important that we practice the promotion of social distancing and rely on the advice of health experts, thus, the Center for International Education staff will be working remotely from their homes from 8:30am until 5:00pm each business day until further notice. If you need assistance please send an email to or leave a voice message at (513) 745-2864. Feel free to leave a message, we will be checking our voicemail and email regularly. 


COVID-19 Updates

  • International Student & Scholar Services Walk-in advising is still available. To begin a walk-in advising session, please email Tsvety at on Tuesday-Thursdays between 1:00-4:00pm EST. Tsvety will send you information to connect.  

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) support students and scholars from abroad to achieve their academic goals and enrich the campus community with opportunities for growth through cross-cultural interaction.

ISSS offers the following services:

  • Non-Immigration advising for international students and scholars in F-1 and J-1 status;
  • Orientation and adjustment assistance;
  • Promotion of cultural awareness and understanding through programs and activities.

Currently, 155 international students and scholars are present at Xavier University. International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) works closely with faculty, staff, campus organizations and community groups to ensure that international students, scholars, and their families have the greatest opportunity to achieve their academic and personal goals. ISSS serves as the focal point on campus that deals with the unique needs, questions and concerns of those who come to Xavier University from abroad.