ISSS Emails for Students/Scholars

ISSS publishes email newsletters for international students and scholars. ISSS publishes these combined emails to limit the number of messages sent by the office.

Students and scholars are strongly encouraged to thoroughly review these emails as they can include important announcements and reminders.

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ISSS Weekly Update

Frequency: Weekly
Primary Audience: International students
Who can subscribe? Anyone, international students are automatically added to the email list at the beginning of the semester

To learn more, subscribe, and read past editions, review the ISSS Weekly Update webpage.

ISSS Scholar Update

Frequency: Monthly
Primary Audience: J-1 Scholars and employees with H-1B, E-3, or TN status. This email is NOT intended for students wishing to learn about employment-based visas.
To subscribe: Go to and click "Join Group."

PLEASE NOTE: While it is preferred that you use your UMN email, it is not required.

Are you UMN staff or faculty?

ISSS has several email lists for staff, faculty, and departments who want to support international students. Staff/faculty can subscribe to any of them.

Last updated: September 13, 2021