ISSS

 

About ISSS

The Department of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) provides information, services, acclimation and culturally relevant activities to support international students and scholars and ensure their success.
 

News and Upcoming Events

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USCIS to increase processing fees on 12/23/2016. Applications or petitions mailed, postmarked, or otherwise filed on or after December 23, 2016 must include the new fee. To review all fee changes, please visit: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Fee Schedule. Below are two examples:

F-1 Students:
The OPT application fee has increased to $410. OPT applications submitted to International Student and Scholar Services must include the new fee.

J-1 Scholars:
The J-2 EAD application fee has increased to $410. J-2 EAD applications submitted to International Student and Scholar Services must include the new fee.

Job Search for International Students
Information session on employment options in the US presented by Aaron Blumberg, immigration attorney, and Toppel Career Center
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm
Toppel Career Center Loft (see map)
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Optional Practical Training (OPT)
General information session on OPT, including eligibility requirements and application procedure
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Admission Presentation Room (see map)
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Optional Practical Training (OPT) and STEM Extension
General information session on 1) How to apply for OPT and 2) The 24 months STEM extension
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 3:00 pm
Admission Presentation Room (see map)
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Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
General information session on CPT, including eligibility requirements and application procedure
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Toppel Career Center Loft (see map)
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Undergraduate Important Dates and Deadlines Calendar
Click here for important dates and deadlines relating to undergraduate student enrollment, accounts, housing, registration, orientation, and financial assistance.

 
Important Links for International Students

ISSS Advisor Feedback Form

I AM HERE! Arrival to UM and Enrollment Confirmation Spring 2017
Click here to complete the form if you are a new, transfer, readmitted, or change of educational level student.

Instructions - I AM HERE! Arrival to UM and Enrollment Confirmation Spring 2017
Click here for important information on completing the arrival to UM and Enrollment Confirmation process and form.

Forms
Click here for forms to apply for a variety of processes such as letter of certification, employment, program extension, etc.

Online Immigration Session
New students: Click here to complete the mandatory session.

Online Employment Session
Click here to complete the session which is required for all off-campus work authorizations.

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
Click here for information on off-campus work authorization before you complete your studies.

Optional Practical Training (OPT) - click to apply
Click here for information on off-campus work authorization before or after you complete your studies.

Program Extension - click to apply
Click for information about extending your F-1 stay (I-20) or J-1 stay (DS-2019) f you are unable to complete your program within the time indicated on your I-20 or DS-2019.


Important Links for International Scholars

International Scholar Orientation
Click here for International Scholar Orientation information.


SEVIS Validation Check-In
(J-1 Scholars/Exchange Visitors)

Click here for instructions and form.

Exit Survey
(J-1 Scholars/Exchange Visitors)

Click here for survey.