Contact Us


Fax: 202-885-3354

ISSS office walk-in advising hours: Mondays: 12:00 noon - 5:00 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Bakar, Senem S
Director, International Student & Scholar Services

Butler Pavilion, Room 410

Int'l Student / Scholar Svcs 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
410 Butler Pavilion
Washington, DC, USA 20016-8041 United States

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Activities & Events

ISSS strives to be a "home away from home" for international students at AU. We offer events, activities, and workshops throughout the year to help international students get involved and adjust to life in the United States.

Learn about our events below, connect with us on LinkedIn, follow us on Twitter, and like us on Facebook!

Get Involved

Global Cafe

Take a study break and relax with friends at ISSS's Global Café. Snacks, coffee, and tea are provided.

Join us on Wednesday, February 14 for a special Valentine's Day Global Cafe!

3-5 pm in ISSS (Butler Pavilion 410)

Students listening to workshop presentation.

Transitioning Beyond AU

A re-entry program for graduating international students, offered each semester.

Learn about this program

International student orientation leaders

Orientation Leaders (OL)

Help new international students by becoming an orientation leader!

Apply to be an OL

Carlton Savage Award

This award is given to the international student who has contributed the most to increasing intercultural understanding at AU.

Learn about the award