Welcome to the University of Arizona!
International Student Services (ISS) is committed to your educational, personal, and professional success—from application through graduation and beyond. We are your headquarters for a range of resources on and off campus. Through advising and programs, we provide immigration, academic, and personal support, as well as opportunities for friendship and leadership. We are your advocates, always ensuring that you are understood, supported and that your voice is heard.
Whether you are an admitted undergraduate, graduate, or exchange student, follow the information on the left side of the page to learn about important procedures for new students. We also have pre-arrival tutorials and information for applying to the UA.
If you have any questions about academics, immigration, or cultural connections, our door is always open!
You can request a free Lyft ride from the Tucson International Airport if you meet all of the criteria below:
You are a new international student for Fall 2022
Your arrival date is between August 6-20
Your arrival time is between 11 am and 11 pm, Arizona time
Our Global Wildcat Welcome Team will be at the airport to help with your arrival and arrange for your Lyft ride. If you are arriving outside these dates or times, please check the Tucson International Airport website for other options.
Registration will close on Monday, July 25.
Requests submitted less than 72 hours before arrival are not guaranteed.