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International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

International Student and Scholar Services

The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office is committed to assisting international students, faculty and scholars in accomplishing their academic, personal and professional objectives through advising, providing immigration services, promoting cross-cultural opportunities and offering specific programs and services to our international population.

The mission of International Student and Scholar Services is to facilitate compliance with federal regulations that govern the immigration status of international students, faculty and scholars at Stevens,  enhancing their experience while facilitating their academic and cultural pursuits.

Access the ISSS Student Portal

The ISSS Student Portal houses many request forms for F-1 and J-1 Students.

*Incoming Spring 2024 Students will gain access to the ISSS Student Portal on December 18, 2023.

Access the ISSS Intranet Site

The ISSS Intranet houses many request forms for J-1 Scholars, as well as Stevens Faculty and Staff.

Introducing the ISSS Student Portal

Arriving June 14, students will obtain access to their new ISSS Student Portal. Read about accessing and processing within the portal on our ISSS Student Portal Webpage. *Incoming Spring 2024 Students will gain access to the ISSS Student Portal on December 18, 2023.

F-1 Student Quick Links

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Maintaining F-1 Status

All information needed to maintain your F-1 Status while in the United States.

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Traveling on F-1

Remember to have a valid travel signature on your I-20 prior to traveling!

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Off Campus Employment

Off Campus Work Authorization for F-1 Students

J-1 Student Quick Links

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Maintain J-1 Student Status

Rules & Responsibilities for Maintaining J-1 Student Status

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J-1 Students and Student Interns

All information for J-1 J-1 Students and Student Interns

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J-1 Student Employment

J-1 students may only work in the United States--either on-campus or off-campus--if they are authorized in advance by the ISSS office.

J-1 Scholar Quick Links

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J-1 Scholar Sponsorship Request

Start the J-1 Scholar Journey

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Maintaining Scholar Status

All rules & responsibilities for maintaining J-1 Scholar Status

Document Collection Information

Learn the different ways to collect your I-20/DS-2019, SSN Letters, etc.

ISSS Operations

ISSS Operations — In Person & Virtual Assistance Available: The ISSS office is located on the 9th floor of the Howe Center and offers assistance via phone and email Monday through Friday from 9 a.m.-5p.m. In-person document pickup will be available between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday with photo ID. For information about our virtual services, such as email, phone, and Zoom assistance, please visit our Virtual Assistance Webpage.

ISSS Virtual Advising Hours

ISSS Advising Hours via Zoom are available on Mondays from 2-4 p.m. and Thursdays from noon-2 p.m. unless Stevens is closed for a holiday.

ISSS Virtual Assistance
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Meet Our Staff

Chloe Bergman-Ray


Lauren Berlamino

Associate Director

Eileen Hawkins


Katerina Holubova

Assistant Director

Morgan Kasabri

Administrative Coordinator

Nilyufer Namazova


Karine Nanagoulian

Assistant Director for Incoming International Students

Lydia Sung


Brittany Then


Jean Lee