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Immigration Updates

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) staff warmly welcomes you to Ramapo’s international community of more than 80 international students, scholars from over 35 countries. We take pride in providing high quality programs, services, and information in order to assist you in achieving your personal and professional goals while at Ramapo College of NJ. The ISSS provides a broad range of services including advisement to international students, faculty, staff, and scholars regarding United States Department of Homeland Security and Department of State regulations and procedures; new international students orientation in spring and fall semesters; referrals relating to personal, social, and academic issues, and a full calendar of social and educational programs of interest to international visitors. ISSS ensures that the College maintains compliance with all applicable laws and regulations set forth by the DOL, DOS, DHS, USCIS, and other government agencies related to international students, faculty, staff, or other international visitors, and their accompanying dependents. The office maintains an open and welcoming environment for all our international visitors and we invite you to utilize the office and our website as a resource for information and appropriate referral.

Wish you a productive and enjoyable stay here at Ramapo!


Being an international scholar at Ramapo College, means being part of a welcoming community, which is open to encountering new and different cultures, through education, dialogue, and respect. This is a place where everyone treasures the importance of an international perspective on learning, with the awareness that in order to understand yourself, you will always need to look at yourself through the eyes of the other. The practice of cultural exchange, which occurs on a daily basis at Ramapo College, is what makes its campus a unique and extraordinary destination for all those who are willing to widen their view of the world.

-Guiseppe Sorentino, Italian Language Scholar



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Rajesh Adhikari
Associate Director, International Student and Scholar Services / PDSO / RO
Phone: +1 (201) 684-7533
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Program Assistant / DSO / ARO
Phone: +1 (201) 684-7533