Student and Scholar Support

Jackson State University® is home to 282 international students (F and J) and 71 scholars. International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) offer a variety of services to the international community of Jackson State University®.  Cremonini and Antonowicz (2009) pointed out that using academics to attract students from abroad has become a critical aspect of national policy and the national economy.  The assistance ISSS provides to international students and scholars is holistic in nature. Services range from assistance in applying, enrolling, and maintaining their legal status while at Jackson State University®.  ISSS serves as an advocate for the unique needs of international students as well a promoter of the diversity, cultural and academic contribution of the international community.  ISSS is continuously working to increase the international student enrollment at Jackson State University