UMD: A Globally Connected University


December: Executive Order and Travel Restrictions Information

The US Supreme Court has ruled that the US government may begin immediate implementation of President Trump's September 24 Proclamation. 

Proposed Tax Reform and Higher Education

UMD voices strong opposition to provisions of federal tax overhaul due to negative impacts on students and higher education.

Beware of Fraudulent Phone Calls

Update:  Some UMD students have reported receiving calls from “Emergency#911” and being told their immigration status is at risk.

Executive Actions and Staying True to Our Values

President Loh's message to the University of Maryland Community.

Travel Signature

If you will be traveling abroad over break please ensure you have a valid travel signature.

International Coffee Hour Ended for Fall 2016

International Coffee Hour has ended for the Fall 2016 semester but will return next semester. Keep a lookout for that announcement!

OPT Stem Update

ISSS recently updated our website regarding the new OPT STEM Extension.  As we learn more information from the US Government we will continue to update communications.

F1 and J1 Students: Keep your US Address Updated

All F-1 and J-1 students are required to report a change of address within 10 days of a move.

iTerp: Online Portal for Immigration Services with ISSS

ISSS is excited to announce that our office is transitioning into a new immigration system called iTerp.