International Services Office
Welcoming international scholars and students.

The courtyard cafe at UF Scripps is a popular place to connect with other scholars, especially in winter.

The International Services Office (ISO) at UF Scripps welcomes international students, scholars and their families. UF Scripps invites and hosts international scholars and international visitors for collaboration in research, teaching, extension and service activities. We trust your stay at UF Scripps will be positive and productive. You may use the resources of our campus office to enhance your experience and facilitate addressing of any concerns.

Arriving in Jupiter, Florida

The mission of the International Services Office (ISO) is to provide support services in a welcoming environment designed to actively promote international exchange and further the research and training goals of UF Scripps.

ISO staff can support you in many ways, including with personal, social and cultural matters; travel questions; employment questions; health insurance and medical issues; support for dependents; and resources to support you on campus and in the community.

Childcare, school information

Resources for Dependents

It is important to us that both you and your family members feel welcomed and informed prior to your arrival to the United States. We have compiled these helpful resources to assist you and your family in your transition.

UF Scripps campus pond

Terminology decoded

Immigration Information

Visa types explained, immigration terms defined, hints for document translations and more.

Working at UF Scripps

UF Scripps ISO Contact

International student and scholar advisor

Mary Schrot

(561) 228-2025

Mary Schrot is the international student and scholar advisor for UF Scripps in Jupiter, Florida. A native New Yorker, Mary earned her bachelor’s degree in business economics at The State University of New York at Oneonta, NY. Through SUNY Oneonta, she studied abroad at the American University of Rome. Her experience in Rome shaped her career path and her desire to help others experience studying and living in a country other than their own. She spent a year in Phetchaburi, Thailand teaching English to college students before returning to the U.S. to complete a master’s degree in Intercultural Counseling at Lesley University. She has been working as an International Student and Scholar Advisor for 20+ years and thoroughly enjoys working with people from all over the world.

Bike nest

Map and Directions

Mailing address:

UF Scripps

130 Scripps Way, Suite B375

Jupiter, Florida 33458