The ISSS October 2021 Newsletter is available here! In this edition, you will learn more about:
ISSS Walk-in advising cancelled on Thursday, October 7th Spring 2022 non-resident tuition waiver application CPT and OPT information International Education Week (IEW) October webinars for International Teaching Assistants (ITAs) International Fall Social event on Tuesday, October 5th from… more »
Welcome back, Panthers! The ISSS September 2021 Newsletter is now available for you to review.
In this edition, you will learn about:
ISSS Advising Options and Hours Course Enrollment Requirements and SEVIS Reporting Deadline Health Insurance Waiver Deadline Non-Resident Tuition Waiver Open Time OPT and CPT Application Engagement Opportunities
and much more.
We wish… more »
Georgia State recommends that all students arriving to campus following international travel follow the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) current guidance. It includes getting tested with a viral test 3-5 days after travel (check more »
Updated June 27, 2018
Please see the message below from the University System of Georgia’s Vice Chancellor for Legal Affairs regarding the U.S. Supreme Court’s travel ban decision on 6/26/2018.
As you know, today the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling upholding the President’s authority to impose entry restrictions into the… 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.
“We think of Thanksgiving as America’s most celebrated holiday,” Mrs. Voisinet said.
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 »