International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) serves as a welcoming presence for our international students and scholars at A&M-Commerce. Our staff is here to help you navigate in the U.S. and find your place on campus. We host both on- and off-campus events for international students and scholars. We also work with the A&M-Commerce and DFW communities to help you make the most of your time in the U.S. Our role is to provide international admissions and immigration support to international and exchange students seeking an education at A&M-Commerce.

Programs and Events

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Kick Off: Texas Barn Party

Equine Arena presents Fall 2023 Kick Off: Texas Barn Party! Join us for a day of thrilling excitement and western fun. We’ve got everything covered, from transportation to delicious food, top-notch entertainment, and a variety of engaging activities for all ages. Grab your cowboy boots and saddle up for an unforgettable experience in the heart of Texas!

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International Talent and Fashion Show

Step into the world of glamour and talent at the International Talent and Fashion Show in October! Get ready to be captivated by a dazzling display of international talent, featuring singers, dancers, musicians and performers from around the globe. As the spotlight shines on the runway, witness the latest trends and stunning designs from renowned fashion designers.

International flags being displayed with A&M-Commerce signature on the left side.

International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW) is an annual November event where A&M-Commerce hosts a number of different events, including International Movie Night.

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Friday Night Lights: Learn and Play American Football!

Experience the adrenaline rush of Friday Night Lights as you learn and play American football! Join us for an action-packed evening of football drills, training sessions and friendly matches. Whether you’re a seasoned player or new to the sport, our expert coaches will guide you through the fundamentals and help you improve your skills. Don’t miss out on this thrilling opportunity to be part of the gridiron action!

three students signing the leo sign.

International Graduation Reception

Celebrate the culmination of academic achievements at our International Graduation Reception! Join us for an elegant and joyous event as we honor the accomplishments of our graduating students from varied cultures and backgrounds. This special evening will be filled with heartfelt speeches, recognition of academic excellence, and the chance to cherish memories with friends and faculty. Let’s come together to applaud our graduates and wish them success in their future endeavors.

Student Advising

We offer student advising services to assist you with your academic journey. Whether you have questions about course selection, degree requirements, or any other academic concerns, our advisors are here to help. We provide both drop-in advising and scheduled appointments for your convenience.

Drop-in Advising

You can visit us during our daily drop-in times without an appointment. Our advisors will assist you on a first-come, first-served basis. However, we highly recommend scheduling an appointment in advance to ensure that you receive dedicated time with an advisor. To schedule an appointment, please email us at [email protected] and provide us with more information about your needs.

Drop-in Hours:

Tuesday and Wednesday: 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1:30 to 4 p.m.

Thursday: Limited advising, mostly case by case

Our Services

Our office provides the following services to both international and exchange students:

  • Advising on
    • Immigration
    • Various visa categories, including F-1/F-2, J-1/J-2, H-1B/H-4, and TN
    • Cultural adjustment and personal matters
  • Assistance with international student health insurance
  • Workshops for international and exchange students
  • Community and campus outreach activities and events
  • International mentoring program
  • Liaison between students and institutional departments or government agencies


You're taking a huge step by continuing your education far from home. International Student and Scholar Services wants to help you make the process easier.

For more assistance, contact us at [email protected] (current students) or [email protected] (new students).

Meet our Department

Contact Us

  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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