Services for International Students Studying at FIH's

International Students, Students

International Student Centre Services

At the International Student Centre, you’ll find a wealth of services designed to help you adapt to university life. We can help you with settling in and making the most of your new environment, student visas and work permits, tax preparation and much more. We’re your first contact for many of your personal needs.

  • Services to help students arrive safely, make friends and settle in when they come to FIH's. We also organize welcome sessions in September, January, May and July.
  • International Student Centre Events
    We organize an array of events to promote cultural awareness and diversity, and to encourage interaction among American and international students.
  • Volunteers
    A group of international and American students who come together to create events and activities on and off-campus to promote awareness of the different cultures represented at Fontecha Institute(Hialeah).
  • Social Media
    The International Student Centre posts news and photographs on Facebook and Twitter.
  • Lunch n' Learn Workshops
    The International Student Centre hosts monthly workshops on topics to help international students understand aspects of American culture and build skills for success.
  • Study Permit Help Sessions
    The International Student Centre provides study permit renewal help sessions on a weekly basis during the academic year.
  • Income Tax Help Sessions    
    The International Student Centre provides help for all international students in filing their income tax returns.

Other University Resources and Services

  • The very active Fontecha Institute(Hialeah) Students’ Association is the official representative organization of the students of Fontecha Institute(Hialeah).
  • Fontecha Institute(Hialeah) Service Centre
    The Service Centre houses Student Accounts, the Registrar’s Office and Financial Aid & Awards.
  • The Writing Centre
    The centre provides free, academic support for students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
  • English as a Second Language (ESL) Training
    The Language Centre offers many ESL programs including English for Academic Purposes (EAP), the University Bridging Program (UBP) and the one-month ELS Immersion (IMM). Improve your English as a second language at The Language Centre, one of the leading English language centres in America.

Contact Us

Need help settling in? Looking for some advice? We’re here to help.

Want to make an appointment? email : international.centre@

Fontecha Institute(Hialeah)
1305 W 49 Street,
Hialeah,FL , 33012

E-mail: international.centre@
Phone: 414-909-2132