Programs and Services Overview

The ISSS Office provides immigration advising and assistance with transitioning to life in the U.S. and at FAU for international students, scholars, and their accompanying dependents. Here are some of the services we offer:

  • SEVIS reporting and record maintenance
  • Mandatory immigration orientation for all new international students at FAU
  • Check-in process for J-1 Scholars
  • Current information on immigration responsibilities and upcoming changes in immigration regulations
  • I-20 preparation for current students
  • DS-2019 preparation for all (new and current) J-1 students, scholars, and interns
  • Employment options
  • Travel and re-entry
  • Medical insurance requirements
  • Social security and tax information
  • Driver’s License information
  • Cultural adjustment
  • Pre-arrival information
  • Cultural adjustment and personal concerns
  • Letters confirming enrollment, status, and/or tuition amounts
  • Departmental information related to international students and scholars
  • Forms and guidelines for inviting international visiting scholars and interns through the J Exchange Visitor Program
  • Information about diversity and multicultural opportunities on campus.


Information about other international services provided through other FAU departments:

 Last Modified 12/12/14