Protecting International Students from Targeted Scams

Following guidance from Georgia Tech Administration and the University System of Georgia, the Office of International Education has implemented its continuity of operations plan.  This plan moves OIE to email and other internet-based forms of communication until further notice.  When you have questions or require support, please email the following contacts:
    International Students and Scholars:
    Education Abroad:
    For all other inquiries, please refer to the staff list:

OIE remains committed to providing excellent service to all of our stakeholders.  We look forward to working with you virtually to continue supporting Tech's global mission. We appreciate your support and understanding as we and the rest of the world respond to the current public health crisis. 


A report from the National Center for Campus Safety Group identified fraud as one of the most common crimes that affect international students in the United States. A recent piece from US News & World Report explores examples of fraud schemes that have targeted international students and the guidance and resources universities are providing to students to guard against the scams.