UMD: A Globally Connected University


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.

Immigration Updates

Recent immigration enforcement changes and what it may mean for you.

Message from ISSS Director

International Students and Scholars Services is deeply concerned about the two executive orders signed by the U.S.

F-1 Students: Important Reminders

Please click to read these important reminders:

ISSS has moved to H.J. Patterson!

We are now in our new office and resuming regular office hours.  Come see our new space (but pardon the dust, some areas are still being worked on).

Program Extension

If your I-20 is ending soon and you will need more time to complete your program, please ensure that you extend it as soon as possible.

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.