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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.


  • Featured
    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...
  • Mar. 31, 2020
    Posting Notices for H-1B Nonimmigrant Workers In compliance with Department of Labor requirements for employers petitioning for H-1B visas, UNLV is providing notice of intent to hire the following positions with H-1B visa status. Please note that candidates have already been selected to fill these positions; this notice is not an advertisement for an open position. Complaints alleging...
  • Mar. 17, 2020
      June 24, 2020: Update Regarding June 22, 2020 presidential proclamation:   On Monday, June 22, an Executive Order was signed which limits th visa issuance/entry of certain individuals on H-1B, J-1, and several other related visa statuses.   The full text of the proclamation can be found here: