SUNY Oswego is committed to making your transition to the university and to the United States as seamless as possible. The International Student and Scholar Services Office (ISSS) provides many services to help you adjust to campus life including the New Student Orientation, programs and events, support with cultural adjustment, and more.

If you have any questions about what Oswego has to offer international students, applying for admittance to the university, or preparing for life in the United States, please contact the Office of International Student and Scholar Services at isss@oswego.edu.

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I chose SUNY Oswego because of its diversity of students and high-quality education.

People here are very nice, professors are full of passion, and campus is beautiful.

I like the diversity here and how people are so warm and welcoming.

Great institution for the HCI program. A conducive environment for learning, great students and welcoming faculty and staff.

SUNY Oswego is one of the best public universities in upstate New York and it is student-focused.

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We welcome international students and scholars in an effort to promote a culturally diverse learning environment and to enrich the quality of teaching and research at SUNY Oswego.

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A message from the Associate Provost

SUNY Oswego welcomes you with open arms. We have a long and enduring tradition of international education dating back to our founding over 150 years ago. International students and scholars are a strong and growing presence on our campus, now from 48 countries. Our commitment to international education will continue and we welcome your creativity, intellectual rigor and cultural diversity to our campus this coming year like every year. See you soon on the shores of Lake Ontario. 

- Josh McKeown, Ph.D