International Student and Scholar Services Update

OIE Guidance on Critical Immigration Updates - June 27th 2018

This summer, International Student and Scholar Services is in the process of filling open staff positions on our team. While we are working with fewer staff members than usual, we are here to serve Tech's international student and scholar community and will respond to requests as soon as possible.  Email requests will receive priority: info@oie.gatech.edu. Thank you for your patience, and we look forward to serving you.  


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.

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ISSS News

  • OIE Announcement re: Critical Immigration Updates

    Currently, a variety of announcements are being released regarding changes at the federal and state levels of the U.S. government. These announcements detail issues that will directly impact our community.
  • SEVP Portal Launch Coming Soon

    On March 23, 2018, the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) will launch the SEVP Portal. The portal is a tool that F-1 students on Post-completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) or STEM OPT can choose to use to report changes.
  • Changes to OIE Walk-in Advising, Effective Immediately!

    Due to significant changes to OIE’s International Student & Scholar staffing, International Student Advisors will not be available for walk-in advising on Wednesday afternoons (1pm- 4:30pm) effective immediately through the end of May.
  • USCIS Expands Credit Card Payment Option for Fees

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) announced today that it will now accept credit card payments for filing most of its forms.
  • The Government Shutdown's Impact on Immigration

    On January 20, 2018, the federal government entered into a partial shutdown following Congress’s failure to reach an agreement to continue funding the federal government. Immigration processes are expected to be impacted by the shutdown.

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Upcoming Events

  • Mon Aug 13

    How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students)

    All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2018-08-13T09:00:00-04:00 2018-08-13T10:00:00-04:00 America/New_York How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students) All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics. D.M. Smith, Room 105
  • Tue Aug 14

    How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students)

    All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2018-08-14T10:00:00-04:00 2018-08-14T11:00:00-04:00 America/New_York How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students) All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics. Student Success Center- Clary Theater
  • Wed Aug 15

    How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students)

    All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2018-08-15T14:00:00-04:00 2018-08-15T15:00:00-04:00 America/New_York How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students) All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics. Student Success Center- Clary Theater
  • Fri Aug 17

    How to Succeed as a J-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students)

    All newly admitted J-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S. and other relevant J-1 topics.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2018-08-17T14:00:00-04:00 2018-08-17T15:00:00-04:00 America/New_York How to Succeed as a J-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students) All newly admitted J-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S. and other relevant J-1 topics. D.M. Smith, Room 105
  • Mon Aug 20

    How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students)

    All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2018-08-20T14:00:00-04:00 2018-08-20T15:00:00-04:00 America/New_York How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students) All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics. Student Success Center- Clary Theater
  • Tue Aug 21

    How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students)

    All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics.

    grad friendly event! add to calendar 2018-08-21T15:00:00-04:00 2018-08-21T16:00:00-04:00 America/New_York How to Succeed as an F-1 Student (for Fall 2018 Admitted Students) All newly admitted F-1 students are required to attend this session. Students in attendance will learn about enrollment requirements, travel issues, working in the U.S (on and off-campus) and other relevant F-1 topics. Student Success Center- Clary Theater