About - ISSO

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) is the main resource for assistance with immigration matters, as well as personal, social, and cultural adjustment during your time here at Suffolk University.

International students at Suffolk are supported by the peer and staff experts of the ISSO. These advisors serve as advocates to the University community and help connect international students to the resources around Suffolk that they need. The ISSO also helps University faculty and staff best serve our international student population.

Make an Appointment

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) is here to help. Students can schedule an appointment to meet with an International Advisor. To learn more about how to schedule an appointment, view our Make an Appointment page, or give us a call at 617-573-8034.

International Student Services FAQs

Please carefully review the information on the “For International Students” section of Suffolk’s COVID-19 Campus Updates website. You should also check the information found on our Immigration Resources page. If you have additional questions, please feel free to email us anytime.


Name Title
Viviana Leyva Associate Director, Center for International Programs & Services
Caela Provost Manager of Short-Term Global Programs