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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 Intranet Site

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

F-1 Student Quick Links

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Maintain Your F-1 Status

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

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Travel Information

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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Maintaining 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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Initial Sponsorship Requests

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 Front Desk Assistance

**ISSS Front Desk Assistance has ended effective December 1, 2022.** Join ISSS' Zoom Front Desk for assistance with quick visa-related matters

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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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Travel Notice

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, ISSS does not recommend traveling internationally. Please keep in mind that travel restrictions can occur at any time and you may not be able to return to the U.S. as planned. Students who travel during this time do so at their own risk. We would suggest reaching out to the nearest consulate or embassy for guidance to advise regarding your travel plans. Additionally, re-entry to the US will be at the discretion of the CBP officer. Due to the evolving situation with COVID-19, we would also recommend that you contact your airline regarding travel advisories/restrictions, in addition to keeping up to date with the most recent information posted on the Travel.State.Gov website. All foreign adult travelers to the U.S. are required to show proof of full vaccination. For detailed information, please review

Meet Our Staff

Chloe Bergman-Ray

Advisor

Lauren Berlamino

Assistant Director

Katerina Holubova

Advisor

Alyssa Morga

Data Manager & International Student Advisor

Nilyufer Namazova

Advisor

Karine Nanagoulian

Assistant Director for Incoming International Students

Lydia Sung

Coordinator

Brittany Then

Advisor

Jean Lee

Director