UMD: A Globally Connected University

iTerp: Your Online Portal for Services with ISSS

iTerp is an online self-service portal for international students and scholars to complete immigration requirements for arrival and stay at the University of Maryland.  Information and documents can be submitted electronically to ISSS via iTerp's e-forms.  A list of iTerp services are listed below.

For instructions on how to login to iTerp, click here.

Services Currently Available Through iTerp for:




  • Prospective students will receive an email to request their I-20/DS-2019.  Only after responding to the email will the student have access to iTerp.
  • For address changes we ask students to make updates to their local address, email and phone directly in Testudo. For step-by-step instructions, click here.
  • Request OPT and STEM and report/update employer information.  
  • Program Extension and Transfer Requests
  • New Students can register for ISSS Orientation
  • iTerp Check-In allows new students to submit their immigration documents to the ISSS office as required for SEVIS registration.




  • iTerp Check-In allows J1 Scholars to submit their immigration documents to the ISSS office as required for SEVIS registration
  • Please update your email address, phone number and local and permanent address through Testudo. For step-by-step instructions, click here.
  • Submit  proof of health insurance
  • Report any J-2 dependents accompanying you or who will later join you in the U.S.




After receiving training from ISSS, departmental staff can access iTerp

  • File an H1-B Petition
  • Submit requests for O-1/E-3 and non-paid appointments
  • Submit request for a J-1 DS-2019
  • Request Extensions
  • Notify ISSS of Early Terminations
  • Change of Employment