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iTerp: Your Online Portal for Services with ISSS

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:




  • Letter Requests
  • Part-Time Authorization
  • Dependent I-20/DS-2019 Requests
  • Request AT/OPT/CAP Gap and STEM and report/update employer information.  
  • Program Extension and Transfer Requests
  • iTerp's Documents Check allows new students to submit their immigration documents to the ISSS office as required for SEVIS registration.
  • New Student registration for ISSS Orientation
  • Register for OPT Workshops

NOTE:  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.  OPT students who are not currently enrolled at the University should update their address in iTerp. 




  • iTerp's Document Check allows J1 Scholars to submit their immigration documents to the ISSS office as required for SEVIS registration
  • Submit  proof of health insurance
  • Travel Signature Request
  • Request Immigration Documents for a Spouse/Child
  • Report any J-2 dependents accompanying you or who will later join you in the U.S.

​​NOTE:  Please update your email address, phone number and local and permanent address through Testudo. For step-by-step instructions, click here.




After receiving training from ISSS, departmental staff can access iTerp to: 

  • File an E-3/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