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Mission Statement


International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is a team of passionate and experienced international educators dedicated to advocating for and supporting the international community at Vanderbilt. Through holistic advising, collaborative programming and advocacy, ISSS fosters the development and education of international students and scholars and supports the creation of a more intercultural and inclusive community at Vanderbilt. We strive to create a safe and supportive environment where international students and scholars feel empowered to make informed decisions and have the tools to navigate a challenging and diverse living and learning experience.

Core Values

Integrity, Collaboration, Adaptability, Flexibility, Meaningful Work, Relationships