The Office of International Students and Scholars assists international visiting
academics, researchers, speakers, and lecturers in all matters related to your visa
status while you are in the US whether you are here only for a short stay for a
conference or have a long term appointment at UCSB. OISS also offers visa assistance
for family members of international scholars. OISS offers a range of programs designed
to make the life of international scholars and their family members at UCSB and
in the Santa Barbara community academically productive and culturally enriching.
The links on this page will provide you with more details on visa matters and other