Welcome! We're Glad You're Here!

Welcome to all F-1 and J-1 visa holders at Georgia Tech! Our mission is to serve as a resource and advocate for the large and diverse population of international students and scholars at Georgia Tech. We strive to create an environment where international students and scholars are able to make a well-integrated transition to Georgia Tech through diverse cultural, educational and leadership opportunities. Our goal is to be the model in building and maintaining an international community in a campus environment with the aim to create lifelong global leaders.

Contact Us

TELEPHONE: (404) 894-7475

EMAIL: info@oie.gatech.edu

Walk-in Hours:
Monday through Friday
1:00pm-4:30pm
 
ISSS Advising & Appointment Information
 
 

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ISSS News

  • In Memoriam: Shuyi Li

    The Office of International Education is saddened to have learned recently about the premature death of Shuyi Li, a member of the Georgia Tech international student community.
  • POSTPONED-Fall 2017 All Majors Career Fair

    All-majors Career Fair is rescheduled from the original dates of September 11th and 12th to September 18th and 19th.
  • Eclipse 2017 @ Georgia Tech

    The great American eclipse will sweep across the U.S. on Monday, Aug. 21, 2017, the first day of the Fall 2017 semester.
  • Campus Carry Law Takes Effect July 1st

    Effective July 1st, implementation date for the new state law allowing licensed gun owners to carry weapons on public college campuses.
  • Executive Order 13780 Entry Ban Litigation Updates

    On Monday, June 26, 2017, the U.S. Supreme Court partially granted the government's request to stay preliminary injunctions on the 90-day travel ban in section 2(c) of Executive Order 13780.

International Student Professional Development Series

International Students PDS

In partnership with the Center for Career Discovery and Development, the Communication Center, the Student Alumni Association and the Advanced Technology Development Center, the Office of International Education presents the International Student Professional Development Series! 

The purpose of this series is to help international students develop the professional skills required in today's job market, explore the employment opportunities available to international students while a Georgia Tech student and after graduation, determine how international students can take advantage of F-1/J-1 employment benefits and learn about other employment-based visa categories.  

See the Fall Semester Events 

A history lesson on civil and human rights for our J-1 student interns! #centerforcivilandhumanrights #atlanta

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Critical Updates

OIE Guidance
Guidance Regarding Travel, Immigration and Visas


Upcoming Events

  • Thu Oct 19

    International Coffee Hour

    Enjoy free coffee, tea, and snacks while making new friends!

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2017-10-19T11:00:00-04:00 2017-10-19T12:00:00-04:00 America/New_York International Coffee Hour Enjoy free coffee, tea, and snacks while making new friends! Student Center, Peachtree Room
  • Tue Nov 7

    International Coffee Hour

    Enjoy free coffee, tea, and snacks while making new friends!

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2017-11-07T11:00:00-05:00 2017-11-07T12:00:00-05:00 America/New_York International Coffee Hour Enjoy free coffee, tea, and snacks while making new friends! Student Center, Peachtree Room
  • Wed Nov 8

    The Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Immigration Law

    Join attorneys to learn information regarding entrepreneurship and how it relates to international students.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2017-11-08T17:30:00-05:00 2017-11-08T19:00:00-05:00 America/New_York The Intersection of Entrepreneurship and Immigration Law Join attorneys to learn information regarding entrepreneurship and how it relates to international students. Student Center Theater
  • Wed Nov 15

    International Alumni Panel: Career Discussion

    Meet a panel of Georgia Tech alumni who are former international students.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2017-11-15T18:30:00-05:00 2017-11-15T20:00:00-05:00 America/New_York International Alumni Panel: Career Discussion Meet a panel of Georgia Tech alumni who are former international students. Student Center Theater