Immigration Services

Immigration and Visas

Faculty and Scholar Immigration Services

The Office of Faculty and Scholar Immigration Services (FSIS) provides immigration assistance to the University of Hawaiʻi (UH) departments and to international employees and UH-sponsored exchange visitors across the UH System. FSIS is not authorized to assist with the immigration procedures of non-UH organizations, such as the East-West Center, RCUH, and other universities or colleges.

International Student Services

The Office of International Student Services (ISS) has the responsibility for meeting University federal compliance with regard to international students.  ISS strives to support international student success through the following endeavors:

  • Advising students on immigration regulations that affect their status in the U.S.
  • Providing programs that help promote cross-cultural adjustment
  • Serving as a resource to the campus and international student communities
  • Advocating for international students and international education