|Spring Break Travel Reminders
If you plan to travel domestically or internationally during Spring Break, please make sure your documents are ready for travel! OIS can generally not sign same-day travel signatures, so please plan accordingly.
|OIS CLOSED – Friday, March 10th
OIS will operate under normal office hours during spring break from Monday, March 6th – Thursday, March 9th.
OIS will be closed on Friday, March 10th as staff will be attending a professional development conference. Please plan accordingly and make the necessary arrangements to pick up or drop off your documents.
|New Scam Alert
Unfortunately a variety of scams targeting students continue to be a problem. The scammers will often claim to be from a government agency and demand some form of payment to fix a problem with your record. These calls are completely false. OIS offers some tips for protecting yourself against scams, and what to do if a scammer contacts you.
|Health Insurance Reminder for J Visa Holders
As a J-1 visa holder, you must maintain health insurance for yourself and any dependents on a J-2 visa for the entire duration of your DS-2019, even if traveling outside of the United States while the DS-2019 is still active. Your health insurance must meet the minimum requirements for J visa holders. Read More»
|International Festival at NC State
On Friday, March 31st NC State will host its first International Festival. Scholars and their dependents are welcome to participate by hosting a table to represent their home country, or by performing in the Cultural Showcase. You must register for a table or complete an application to participate in the Cultural Showcase. We hope to see you there!
|OIS Staff Spotlight
Meet the newest member of the OIS team, Eric Syty, International Services Assistant. Read More»