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International Students & Scholars

The Office for International Students and Scholars enhances and supports the educational, cultural and social dimension of international education at Smith College. We promote a diverse learning environment, support essential services and programs and assist international students in meeting their educational and career goals.



ISP Follow Up

October 23

6:30-8:00 PM

OPT Info Session

October 25

5:00-6:00 PM

Winter Clothes Closet

October 28


IS Day

November 7


Open Office Hours

Have a Question? Need something signed? Want to know more about something? Please email interstu@smith.edu with your question or to make an appointment.

ISSO open office hours are held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:30-4pm.






ISP Reunion! Join the ISSO staff and ISP Leaders on October 23rd, and spend some time catching up with friends, having tea and desserts, and talking about your first semester at Smith! This event will be held in the Neilson Browsing Room from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.


International Seniors! Looking into post-graduate options? Come to our next OPT Info Session on Tuesday, October 25th to learn more about OPT. All students interested in applying for OPT are required to attend a session! This event will be held at the Lewis Global Studies Center from 5:00 to 6:00 pm.

New fee increases approved! Starting on December 23, 2016, OPT will cost $410, rather than $380. Seniors, please plan accordingly! J-grads, even more reason to apply before you graduate!

Visit the isso library!

Read a book, take a book, and leave a book at the new ISSO library at the Lewis Global Studies Center! We have a variety of books from different genres and subject matter for you to use and take. Donating books in return is also encouraged! Browse our selection by clicking below:



Currently using OPT?

Make sure you update the ISSO of any changes in your address and employment!


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