International Education

The International Student Services (ISS) is under the Division of Student Engagement and its goal is to provide high quality services and support programs that meet the needs of international students at Fisk University. The services include assisting international students with their initial adjustment to life at Fisk University and in the United States; and also providing information and advising on immigration regulations helping students to understand their F-1 regulations and status maintenance.

Required Appointment for Processing:

  • Transfer-Out /In
  • Change of program
  • F-1 Status Advising on immigration rules & regulations
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT) Employment Authorization (I-765) processing
  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Employment Authorization processing

International Student Services
Fisk University
1000 17th Avenue North
Nashville, Tennessee 37208
Telephone: 615 329-8788
Fax: 615-329-8703

Mabel Y. Dumenyo
Coordinator of International Student Services
Spence Hall, Lower Level
1000 17th Avenue North
Nashville, TN. 37208

Telephone: (615) 329-8788
Fax: 615-329-8703

Office Hours

Monday - Friday, 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. Central Time

After-hours Emergencies

Outside our regular office hours, call Fisk University, Public Safety Office at (615) 329-8777

Advising Walk-In Hours (No Appointment Needed)

Monday – Friday: 9:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. & 1:30 P.M. – 4:00 P.M