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The Office of International Students and Scholars (OISS) assists incoming and current international students and scholars, and their families, to make smooth transitions at UNLV.


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    Nov. 1, 2020
    The priority deadline has been extended to November 15, 2020. You still have time to apply for 2021-2022 financial aid and scholarships. We hope this extension helps during these unusual times. Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) or Alternate Need Determination Form by the extended deadline to receive priority consideration. You may still apply...
  • Oct. 1, 2020
    The Financial Aid & Scholarships Office is here to assist all students attending UNLV. DACA, immigrant, or international students may receive consideration for select financial aid programs. Learn more about the assistance available.  The 2021-2022 Alternative Need Determination Form is available on October 1, 2020. The priority deadline is November 1, 2020...
  • Jul. 8, 2020
    On July 6, the U.S. Student and Exchange Visitor Program issued updated guidance on enrollment requirements for international students planning to study at U.S. universities on F-1 visas this fall. According to the guidance, students on F-1 visas attending universities that plan to operate with a mix of in-person and remote courses – which at present includes UNLV and other NSHE...