F1 Students may be under-enrolled in their final term if their remaining coursework is less than full-time enrollment. This type of Reduced Course Load is not automatic and requires submission of the RCL – Academic e-form in iStart before the end of the 1st week of class. In addition, final term enrollment may not consist of only 1… more »
Updated December 5, 2017
The University System of Georgia greatly values the contributions of our international students, faculty and staff. International education, research and collaboration enrich our academic culture, benefiting students, faculty and staff throughout our 28 institutions across our University System. It is important that we continue to remain in close communication as new… more »
September 5, 2017
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has provided the following Frequently Asked Questions and Answers regarding the recent directive to rescind the DACA Program.
Please review this updated FAQ.
In a June 26, 2017 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court partially granted the government’s request to stay (to stop) the preliminary injunctions (a court order) on the 90-day travel ban. The decision today to allow the 90 day ban goes into effect 72 hours (3 days)… more »
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has announced a fee increase, effective December 23, 2016. In particular, OPT / OPT STEM (form I-765) will increase from $380 to $410 and a Change of Status (form I-539) will increase from $290 to $370. Petitions post-marked after December 23rd will be rejected if the correct amount is not… more »
Ms. Laura Voisinet, the First Lady of Georgia State University, served as the keynote speaker at the annual International Thanksgiving Feast, where she shared Thanksgiving well wishes with over 150 Georgia State international students and scholars.
Ms. Voisinet praised international students for… more »
Recreational Services teamed up with the university’s Turkey task force and ISAC’s Turkish Cultural and Student Association (TCSA) for the inaugural Fútbol Festival during Georgia State’s International Education Week. A combination of sports and culture, the festival hosted over 200 students and community guests who celebrated soccer through drop-in tournament-style matches… more »
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) recently travelled with 40 Georgia State international students for the annual International Student Associations Council (ISAC) trip to Washington, D.C. The excursion, which is in its tenth year, allowed for students to discover American history, government, and democracy in action through tours of monuments, museums,… more »