International Student Services

International Student Services

The International Student Service Office and Welcome Center is located on the main floor of Braniff Graduate Building. The International Student Service Office provides a variety of services to international students at the University of Dallas. These include assisting students with immigration matters, providing pre-arrival and orientation information and assisting with housing arrangements. The International Student Office brings students of all nationalities together through social programming, sports tournaments and other activities throughout the year.

Undergraduate and College of Business students attending on F-1 student visa status are placed on an appropriate health insurance policy upon arrival in the U.S. Students, who are able to document other insurance coverage, may apply for a waiver of the University provided policy with the International Student Services Office.

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