Spring 2017 International Student Newsletter


Fall 2017 Newsletter

“Travel Ban” (Executive Order 13780, issued March 6, 2017) Update – Presidential Proclamation

On September 24, 2017, the Trump administration issued a Presidential Proclamation announcing new travel restrictions on certain nationals of Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Yemen, and Venezuela. Read More»

  Travel Clinic – November 1!

Come to Talley Student Union, room 3285 on Wednesday November 1, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The entire OIS office will be there giving students, scholars, interns and their dependents travel signatures…right on the spot, no waiting! Read More»

International Student Employment

Are you working on campus? Make sure you’re aware of what you need to do to stay in status as an on-campus employee while in F-1 or J-1 status. Read More»

  Curricular Practical Training

The Career Development Center and OIS will accept Spring 2018 CPT applications beginning Monday, October 30, 2017 until 5:00pm on January 22, 2018 (for full-time CPT). Part-time CPT applications will be accepted until 5:00pm on March 2, 2018.  Read More»

Winter Break Travel Reminders

If you plan to re-enter the U.S. in your F-1 or J-1 status, please make sure your documents are ready for travel! If you need a new travel signature on your I-20 or DS-2019, please attend our Travel Clinic on November 1 for same day service. If you are unable to attend the Travel Clinic, bring your documents to the OIS front desk along with the travel endorsement form and any other required documentation.. Read More»

Diversity Visa Lottery Update

The Diversity Visa Lottery 2019 (DV-2019) entry window is October 18 – November 22, 2017.  Please refer to the Diversity Visa Program Entry Instructions for more information and to find out if you are eligible.

Important:  If you entered before October 18, 2017, you will need to resubmit your entry! Read More»

Suspension of U.S. Visa services in Turkey

Effective October 8, 2017 all non-immigrant visa services at all U.S. diplomatic facilities in Turkey are suspended until further notice. Read More»

2017 Staff Spotlight

Meet some of the newest members of the OIS team: Kelsey Stolzenbach, International Student and Scholar Advisor and Courtenay Klauber, Graduate Assistant. Read More»