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OIE serves students, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders with a hybrid approach that includes both virtual and in-person services.  While most services are provided virtually, some matters require in-person meetings. When meeting in-person is required, an OIE staff member will contact you directly to schedule a mutually agreeable day and time for the meeting. OIE is respecting social distancing and cleaning protocols as described in “Tech Moving Forward”. 

International Students and Scholars: Drop-in AdvisingMake an AppointmentAdvising Information info@oie.gatech.edu
Education Abroad: Make an Appointment  education.abroad@oie.gatech.edu
Global Research & Internship Program: Make an Appointment  education.abroad@oie.gatech.edu
International Plan Undergraduate Designation Program: Make an Appointment internationalplan@oie.gatech.edu
On-Campus Internationalization : Information Contact Page
For all other inquiries:  Refer to our staff list

Mission & Vision

Mission:

The Office of International Education (OIE) provides leadership and advocacy for pursuing and supporting Georgia Tech’s international education goals through student and scholar mobility, on-campus internationalization, and intercultural engagement. In collaboration with our campus and community partners, OIE expands the Institute’s global footprint and ensures that we develop good global citizens.

Vision:

OIE will set the standard for international education among the leading technological universities. OIE will champion meaningful intercultural experiences that prepare the Georgia Tech community for global leadership.

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Thursday, June 20, 2019 - 2:19pm

ISSS COVID-19 FAQs

The OIE FAQ below is updated to reflect the important points from the latest government guidance. Please note Spring 2021 guidance has not yet been provided by SEVP. As the Covid-19 situation continues to be fluid, Georgia Tech will continue to follow developments closely and keep you updated as additional guidance is made available from SEVP.

The FAQs below are updated as federal regulatory guidance is issued to schools to assist students with questions related to COVID-19. 

Enrollment PlanningOverview
General GuidanceOverview
Newly Admitted Student GuidanceOverview
Enrolled Student GuidanceOverview
Curricular Practical Training GuidanceOverview
Optional Practical Training GuidanceOverview
Exchange Visitor GuidanceOverview

To learn more about current U.S. entry restrictions, please visit the U.S. Center for Disease Control. See this Department of State update on student visa holder exemptions for the U.K., Ireland, and Schengen Area. 

Tech Moving Forward: Our Road to Recovery provides guidance on Georgia Tech's fall 2020 plans. 

For contact information for your Embassy or consulate about guidance related to returning to your home country, please visit the U.S. Department of State site here

International students, both continuing and admitted, are making decisions about academic programs and courses this fall. However, we know that there may be various issues, particularly travel restrictions or visa matters, subject to guidance from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP). Please note that all guidance here is subject to change.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020 - 7:01pm

All OIE Events

  • Wed Dec 9

    International Student Orientation: Pre-Arrival and Check-in

    Online 7:00 pm

    This session is part of the 2021 Spring Orientation for new international students and scholars.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2020-12-09T19:00:00-05:00 2020-12-09T20:30:00-05:00 America/New_York International Student Orientation: Pre-Arrival and Check-in This session is part of the 2021 Spring Orientation for new international students and scholars. Online

    Visit https://oie.gatech.edu/isss/welcome-series for more information.

    Contact: info@oie.gatech.edu 

    info@oie.gatech.edu
  • Wed Dec 9

    Pre-Arrival, Check-In, and New Student Q&A

    7:00 pm

    This session will primarily feature information about the OIE required Check-in process and important pre-arrival information for new students and scholars.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2020-12-09T19:00:00-05:00 2020-12-09T20:30:00-05:00 America/New_York Pre-Arrival, Check-In, and New Student Q&A This session will primarily feature information about the OIE required Check-in process and important pre-arrival information for new students and scholars. Atlanta, GA
  • Tue Jan 5

    Boren Scholarship Campus Deadline

    Boren Scholarship: GT Campus Application Deadline

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2021-01-05T00:00:00-05:00 2021-01-05T23:59:00-05:00 America/New_York Boren Scholarship Campus Deadline Boren Scholarship: GT Campus Application Deadline Online

    education.abroad@oie.gatech.edu
    https://oie.gatech.edu/find_scholarships

    education.abroad@oie.gatech.edu
  • Tue Jan 5

    How to Succeed for F-1/J-1 Visa Holders

    8:30 am

    In this session, we will focus on the federal regulations for F-1 and J-1 visa holders and review how to maintain visa status while at Georgia Tech.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2021-01-05T08:30:00-05:00 2021-01-05T10:00:00-05:00 America/New_York How to Succeed for F-1/J-1 Visa Holders In this session, we will focus on the federal regulations for F-1 and J-1 visa holders and review how to maintain visa status while at Georgia Tech. Atlanta, GA
  • Thu Jan 7

    Health, Safety, and Wellness

    8:30 am

    Additional information about this session will be available soon. Please check back for updates.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2021-01-07T08:30:00-05:00 2021-01-07T10:10:00-05:00 America/New_York Health, Safety, and Wellness Additional information about this session will be available soon. Please check back for updates. Atlanta, GA
  • Mon Jan 11

    GT Traditions and GT 101

    8:30 am

    Additional information about this session will be available soon. Please check back for updates. 

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2021-01-11T08:30:00-05:00 2021-01-11T10:00:00-05:00 America/New_York GT Traditions and GT 101 Additional information about this session will be available soon. Please check back for updates.  Atlanta, GA
  • Wed Jan 13

    Ask Me Anything Panel - ISSS

    7:00 pm

    Additional information about this session will be available soon. Please check back for updates.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2021-01-13T19:00:00-05:00 2021-01-13T21:00:00-05:00 America/New_York Ask Me Anything Panel - ISSS Additional information about this session will be available soon. Please check back for updates. Atlanta, GA
  • Fri Jan 15

    Make-Up Session: How to Succeed for F-1/J-1 Visa Holders

    11:00 am

    This session is for any new international students and scholars who were unable to attend the January 5th presentation of How to Succeed as an F-1/J-1 Visa Holder.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2021-01-15T11:00:00-05:00 2021-01-15T12:30:00-05:00 America/New_York Make-Up Session: How to Succeed for F-1/J-1 Visa Holders This session is for any new international students and scholars who were unable to attend the January 5th presentation of How to Succeed as an F-1/J-1 Visa Holder. Atlanta, GA
  • Mon Feb 22

    OIE Scholarships February 22, 2021 Deadline

    The deadline to apply for OIE Administered Scholarships is February 22, 2021.

    add to calendar 2021-02-22T00:00:00-05:00 2021-02-22T23:59:00-05:00 America/New_York OIE Scholarships February 22, 2021 Deadline The deadline to apply for OIE Administered Scholarships is February 22, 2021. Online

    education.abroad@oie.gatech.edu
    https://atlas.gatech.edu/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=10169
    404-894-7475
    631 Cherry St.,
    Savant Building #211
    Atlanta, GA 30332-0284

    education.abroad@oie.gatech.edu

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