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ISSS Services

Welcome to International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS).

Our website addresses many of the questions you may have (visit our Questions page). Listed below are links to our most frequently asked topics and the best method to getting your questions addressed.

STUDENTS

Visit
Front Desk

Walk-Ins
Accepted

Appointment
w/Advisor Required

Change of Status     X
CPT-Curricular Practical Training   X  
Dependent Information   X  
Documents, Forms, Letters
( Drop Off, Pick-Up)
X X  
Employment (non- OPT)
F-1 or J-1
  X  
Extending I-20/DS-2019   X  
Final term   X  
Health Insurance   X  
Maintaining Status   X  
OPT -Optional Practical Training     X
Reinstatement of Status     X
SEVIS Transfer   X  
Social Security   X  
Travel Abroad   X  
Travel Signatures X X  
Updating I-20/DS-2019   X  
Visa Renewal   X  

SCHOLARS

Visit
Front Desk

Walk-Ins
Accepted

Appointment
w/Advisor Needed

Change of Status   X X
Dependent Information   X X
Documents, Forms, Letters
(Drop Off, Pick-Up)
X X  
Incidental Employment   X X
Extension of Stay   X X
Health Insurance   X X
Maintaining Status   X X
Transfer   X X
Social Security   X  
Travel Abroad - J1 Visa, H1B Visa   X