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International Student Support Services


Each year, Penn State Harrisburg becomes the home of hundreds of international students from several dozen different countries. The Office of International Student Support Services (ISSS) houses the International Student Advisers and provides support services for international students in matters relating to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) paperwork, social, and cultural issues.

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ISSS - Hours of Operation
  Opens Closes
Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.


Advising Hours
"Walk-in" Advising is available for the following times, as well as calling to schedule an appointment.

  • Monday - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday - 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  • Friday - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Room: SEC 112 (located in the Student Enrichment Center)


5:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

Come to have English conversation via fun games or a particular theme topic. This is a wonderful place to practice oral English while making friends.

3:00 pm — 6:00 pm
Capital Union Building (CUB), Penn State Harrisburg

Holi, also called the Festival of Colors, is a popular Hindu festival observed in India at the end of the winter season on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna. The celebration program includes dinner, performances and celebration of colors. 

3:00 pm — 4:15 pm
Gallery Lounge, Olmsted Building

Come to learn the customs and history of St. Patrick’s Day. Enjoy Irish snacks/desserts over tea and coffee, while making global friends.

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Senior International Student Adviser
International Student Adviser
International Student Adviser
Program Specialist