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2022

May



Congratulations on all your academic achievements during the spring semester. We hope you’re preparing for a fun, healthy and safe summer.

 



Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center is excited

 



Now that the spring 2022 semester is over, ASU’s International Students and Scholars Center would like to wish you a successful and safe summer! If you are…

 



Congratulations! The International Students and Scholars Center would like to congratulate you for completing your degree program at Arizona State…

 

April



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. As you look forward to finishing the spring semester and finals week, we want to send you some…

 



As an international student, you have the opportunity to

 



The International Students and Scholars Center wishes you a successful end to the spring 2022 semester. If you are planning to travel during the summer break,…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center would like to remind you of the upcoming tax filing deadline.

 

March



The International Students and Scholars Center wants to help you protect yourself from

 



The International Students and Scholars Center would like to remind you that there is only one month left until the

 

February



The spring semester break is coming up, and if you are planning to travel out of the U.S., we want to provide you with some important travel information.…

 

January



As an international student or scholar in the U.S., you must

 



Protect yourself from scams

The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to…

 



The U.S. Secretary of State, in consultation with the Department of Homeland Security, has authorized consular officers to waive the in-person interview…

 

2020

November



Class registration for spring 2021 classes at ASU has begun, and we are here to ensure your schedule meets immigration requirements. As an international student, you need to be enrolled in a full-…

 



Whew! It’s already November and you’re more than halfway through the fall semester. Let’s celebrate.  This week is International Education Week at Arizona State University. Nationally founded in…

 

October



Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center is pleased to announce the opportunity for fall 2020 graduating students to apply for the Inspiring Global Citizens Award. In…

 



If you are an Arizona State University F-1 student currently on 12-month Optional Practical Training who is eligible and interested in a 24-month STEM extension, you should apply 100 days prior to…

 



A U.S. federal district court has issued a nationwide preliminary injunction that prohibits the Department of Homeland Security from enforcing a final rule that was set to increase USCIS filing…

 



United States Citizenship and Immigration Services is making changes to the OPT and STEM application process. Effective Oct. 2, 2020, USCIS is implementing a new edition of the Form I-765 and…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scams that target international students studying in the U.S. Callers may…

 



Class registration for spring 2021 classes at ASU has begun, and we are here to ensure your schedule meets immigration requirements. As an international student, you need to be enrolled in a full-…

 

September



Are you planning to travel during the fall semester? If so, you may need to update your fall 2020 plans with the International Students and Scholars Center.   Tell us your plans for the fall 2020…

 

August



Optional Practical Training is an employment benefit offered through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows international students with F-1 status to gain 12 months of off-campus…

 



We are looking forward to your arrival at Arizona State University for the fall 2020 semester. Because ASU follows Centers for Disease Control guidelines and you are coming to the U.S. as a…

 

April



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. As you look forward to finishing the spring semester and finals week, we want to send you some reminders about registering for summer…

 

March



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scams that are targeting international students seeking employment…

 



Are you planning to travel during ASU’s spring break? Regardless of whether you are traveling in the U.S. or outside the U.S., we recommend taking the necessary precautions to keep yourself…

 

February



We want to make sure that you are aware of the ISSC resources available to W. P. Carey students like you within your college.   The ISSC will have a staff member located in the Global Education…

 



The Tempe Community Council Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has arranged for trained volunteers to assist ASU’s international students in preparing and filing their tax returns. You…

 



Are you planning to travel during spring break? Be sure to submit your travel signature request to Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center early to avoid any delays.…

 



As a reminder, as part of your F-1 or J-1 visa compliance, you must complete and submit tax forms to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service annually.   If you have questions about the U.S. tax filing…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scams that target international students studying in the U.S. Callers may…

 



As an international student in the U.S., you must complete and submit tax forms to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service if you lived in the U.S. for any part of 2019. Here’s what you need to know: U.…

 



If you are an F-1 student interested in off-campus employment opportunities prior to graduation, you will need work authorization. You will be eligible for off-campus employment only after you…

 

January



Optional Practical Training is an employment benefit offered through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows international students with F-1 status to gain 12 months of off-campus…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scams that target international students studying in the U.S. Callers may…

 



Representatives from the Social Security Administration will be on the Tempe campus to accept Social Security number applications from international students. Plan to stop by if you need a Social…

 



 Employment authorization is needed for F-1 students interested in working off campus. Arizona State University's International Students and Scholars Center offers information sessions for…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University welcomes you to the spring 2020 semester. The ISSC staff is here to help you. We can assist you with all your student…

 



 Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. We hope you have enjoyed your winter break. The first day of spring classes is just around the corner. We would like to remind you…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center must register you in SEVIS to confirm your student status with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security upon your arrival to the U.S. Failure to…

 

2019

December



Are you planning to travel outside of the U.S. during the winter break? Be sure to submit your travel signature request to the International Students and Scholars Center to avoid any delays. …

 

November



As your graduation is fast approaching, the International Student and Scholar Center wants to remind you of your opportunity as a fall 2019 graduating student to apply for the Inspiring Global…

 



Congratulations on your upcoming graduation from Arizona State University. The International Students and Scholars Center would like to remind you that as an F-1 student, you are given a 60-day…

 



Each week the International Students and Scholars Center hosts engaging activities and workshops. Take a look below to see what’s happening this week, Oct. 31 through Nov. 7.Let’s Chat…

 

October



Registration for spring 2020 classes at ASU is now open, and we are here to ensure your schedule meets immigration requirements. As an international student, you need to be enrolled in a full-time…

 



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. You are invited to the 2019 Fall Fest event on Friday, Nov. 1 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on the Student Services Building lawn. This is a…

 



If you are an Arizona State University F-1 student currently on 12-month Optional Practical Training who is eligible and interested in a 24-month STEM extension, you should apply 100 days prior to…

 

September



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scams that target international students studying in the U.S. Callers may…

 



Are you planning to travel during the fall semester, including the upcoming fall break? Be sure to submit your travel signature request to the ASU International Students and Scholars Center early…

 



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. We are excited that you and your family have joined the Arizona State University community, and hope your semester is off to a great…

 



As part of Arizona State University safety procedures, all students are asked to provide emergency contact information for use in the event of a health or safety emergency. ASU recommends…

 



Optional Practical Training is an employment benefit offered through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows international students with F-1 status to gain 12 months of off-campus…

 



Employment authorization is needed for F-1 students interested in working off campus. The International Students and Scholars Center offers information sessions for Optional Practical Training (…

 

August



08/30/2019-4:12pmEach week the ISSC has engaging activities and workshops — take a look below to see what’s happening this week from Thursday, Aug. 29 through Thursday, Sept. 5.This week’s Let’s…

 



A Social Security number application will be accepted throughout the day only if you meet the following requirements:You have obtained an on-campus job.You have not applied for a Social Security…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University welcomes you to the fall 2019 semester. ISSC advisors are here to help you. We can assist you with all your student visa…

 



Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center must register all international students in SEVIS to confirm your student status with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security…

 



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. We hope you have enjoyed your summer break. The first day of fall classes is just around the corner. We would like to remind you that…

 

July



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. We hope you are enjoying your summer break. The first day of fall classes is just around the corner. We would like to remind you as…

 



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. The weather is hot here in Phoenix, so we hope you are staying hydrated. Be sure to drink a lot of water — it’s a lifesaver. We have…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center cares about your success. We know that students may experience challenges throughout their time in college, and this can impact their ability to…

 

June



We hope you’re enjoying your summer! If you are planning to travel this summer, please review the updates from the International Students and Scholars Center and our immigration and travel…

 

May



We hope you had a great end to your spring semester! The International Students and Scholars Center would like to invite you to some events that are happening this summer.Let’s Chat Series There…

 



We want to ensure your contact information is correct in My ASU.Local and SEVIS addressesF-1 and J-1 students must update any change of address in My ASU within 10 days of moving from one…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center would like to extend a huge congratulations to all spring 2019 Arizona State University graduates. As an F-1 student, you are given a 60-day grace…

 

April



With the end of the spring semester quickly approaching, the International Students and Scholars Center at ASU wishes you success on your final exams and other endeavors. As you prepare for…

 



As an international student, you have the opportunity to work on campus while taking classes. Here are a few important things to remember:On–campus employment is limited to 20 hours per week…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center would like to extend a huge congratulations to all spring 2019 Arizona State University graduates. As an F-1 student, you are given a 60-day grace…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center is hosting one more Beyond OPT workshop this Wednesday, April 10. The workshop will be presented by a local attorney, who will provide information…

 



Are you planning to travel outside of the U.S. this summer? Please review updates from the International Students and Scholars Center and Immigration and Travel Resources prior to your travel…

 

March



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scams that target international students studying in the U.S. Callers may…

 



Will you be attending the 2019 University-wide Spring Career and Internship Fair next week? If so, make sure you’re prepared to make the most out of the experience. Join Career and Professional…

 



As you prepare for the fall semester, the International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University reminds you that F-1 and J-1 international students must be enrolled full time by…

 



Looking for a job? Employers are looking for individuals with strong leadership skills, which are not always part of your degree coursework. If you would like to strengthen your leadership skills…

 

February



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. It’s warming up here in Phoenix, so we hope you are enjoying the nice weather. We have a special treat for you on Friday, March 8.…

 



As part of your F-1 visa compliance, you must complete and submit tax forms to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service annually. If you have questions about the U.S. tax-filing process, join us for an…

 



The Tempe Community Council Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program has arranged for trained volunteers to assist Arizona State University’s international students in preparing and filing…

 



Are you planning to travel during the spring semester? Be sure to submit your travel signature request to the ASU International Students and Scholars Center early to avoid any delays. Do you need…

 



Are you looking to strengthen your leadership skills? If so, please join the International Students and Scholars Center and the Leadership Society of Arizona for three free workshops that will…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scams that target international students studying in the U.S. Callers may…

 



As an international student at Arizona State University, you must complete and submit tax forms to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service if you lived in the U.S. for any part of 2018. Here’s what you…

 

January



The International Students and Scholars Center is hosting two workshops this semester to provide information about H-1B and other visa options beyond Optional Practical Training. These…

 



Optional Practical Training is an employment benefit offered through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows international students with F-1 status to gain 12 months of off-campus…

 



Arizona State University F-1 students interested in working off campus are required to have employment authorization. The International Students and Scholars Center offers information sessions…

 



Happy New Year! I hope your spring semester is off to a great start. I want to let you know about Coffee and Conversation, a student meet-and-greet event hosted by the International Students and…

 



Representatives from the Social Security Administration will be on the Tempe campus to accept Social Security number applications from international students. Please join us:Wednesday, Jan. 23,…

 



Do you want help improving your English communication skills? The Let’s Chat Series at Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center is free to international students and…

 



The spring 2019 semester is almost here. The International Students and Scholars Center provides information, programming and guidance to help you succeed at Arizona State University. As a…

 



Let the International Students and Scholars Center be one of the first to welcome you to your first semester at Arizona State University.New StudentsAll initial and transfer students (including…

 

2018

December



The International Students and Scholars Center would like to extend a huge congratulations to all fall 2018 Arizona State University graduates. As an F-1 student, you have several options after…

 

November



As we approach the end of the fall semester, Arizona State University’s Student Success Centers offer free academic resources and support for all students at all campuses, including tutoring and…

 



Whew! It’s already November and you’re more than halfway through the fall semester. Let’s celebrate. This week is International Education Week, and we hope you’re participating in the activities…

 



Today, Arizona State University was named the #1 public university in the nation for hosting international students by the Institute of International Education. This is the fourth year in a row we…

 

October



Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center is pleased to announce the opportunity for fall 2018 graduating students to apply for the Inspiring Global Citizens Award. We…

 

September



If you are an Arizona State University F-1 student interested in off-campus employment or internship opportunities prior to graduation, off-campus work authorization is required. You may be…

 



Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center is hosting workshops this semester to provide information about H-1B and other visa options beyond Optional Practical Training…

 



Arizona State University F-1 students currently on 12-month Optional Practical Training who are eligible and interested in a 24-month STEM extension should apply now. OPT STEM offers…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scam calls that could happen while you study in the U.S.Scammers may…

 

August



Optional Practical Training is an employment benefit offered through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows international students with F-1 status to gain 12 months of off-campus…

 



Are you looking to strengthen your leadership skills? If so, please join the International Students and Scholars Center and the Leadership Society of Arizona for three free workshops that will…

 



Sun Devil Global Connections at ASU connects international Sun Devils with ASU staff members and local community hosts for mentorship, friendship and support as you transition to life in the…

 



Representatives from the Social Security Administration will be on the Tempe campus to accept Social Security number applications from international students. Please join us:Thursday, Aug. 30  9 a…

 



Arizona State University's International Students and Scholars Center (ISSC) at  welcomes you to the fall 2018 semester. ISSC advisors are here to help you. We can assist you with all your student…

 



Do you want help improving your English communication skills? The Let’s Chat Series at Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center is free to international students and…

 



As an international student, Arizona State University’s International Students and Scholars Center must register you in SEVIS to confirm your student status with the U.S. Department of Homeland…

 



As a reminder, Arizona State University F-1 and J-1 international students must be enrolled full time by the start of the fall semester, Aug. 16, 2018.How many credits must I enroll in as an…

 

July



The International Students and Scholars Center at Arizona State University wants to help you protect yourself from common scams that target international students studying in the U.S. Callers may…

 



The first day of fall classes is just around the corner. We would like to remind you as an Arizona State University F-1 or J-1 international student, you must be enrolled full time by the start of…

 



The ISSC's Coffee and Conversation will relocate for Cooking with ISSC Chefs on July 13. Instead of meeting at the Student Services Building, Coffee and Conversation will meet in the Wellness…

 

June



Hope your summer is off to a great start! If you are planning to travel this summer, please review any updates from Arizona State University’s the International Students and Scholars Center and…

 



Greetings from the International Students and Scholars Center. We hope your summer is off to an exciting start. Don’t forget that the ISSC is open all summer if you have any questions or concerns.…

 

May



We want to ensure your contact information is correct in My ASU. Local and SEVIS addresses F-1 and J-1 students must update any change of address in My ASU within 10 days of moving from one…

 

April



April 17 is the deadline for filing your taxes. If you haven’t filed already, do you have everything you need?IRS form 8843 should be filed if you have not earned income in 2017.IRS form 8843, and…

 

March



As a reminder, Arizona State University F-1 and J-1 international students must be enrolled full time by the start of the fall semester, Aug. 16, 2018. How many credits must I enroll in as an…

 



Are you planning to travel this spring or summer? Please review any updates from the International Students and Scholars Center and Immigration and Travel Resources prior to your travel dates and…

 



The International Students and Scholars Center is hosting two workshops this semester to provide information about H-1B and other visa options beyond Optional Practical Training. These…

 

February



The Tempe Community Council Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has arranged for trained volunteers to assist Arizona State University international students in preparing and filing their tax…

 

January



Optional Practical Training is an employment benefit offered through United States Citizenship and Immigration Services that allows international students with F-1 status to gain 12 months of off-…

 



Still unsure about some things that affect you as an international student? Confused about how your health insurance works? Overwhelmed by all of your immigration documents? The International…

 



We’re excited about the start of a new semester at Arizona State University.New studentsAll new students (including transfer students) must complete the SEVIS new student check-in no later than…

 

2017

December



Wouldn't it be nice if you didn't have to stand in line at the International Students and Scholars Center (ISSC) just to turn in a request for a Reduced Course Load, previously known as a…

 



A safety bulletin has been released by the Arizona State University Police Department concerning scams that target international students. Over the past month, numerous ASU students have been…

 

September



If you are an F-1 student interested in off-campus employment opportunities, prior to graduation, off-campus work authorization is required. You may be eligible for off-campus employment after you…

 

August



Arizona State University F-1 students currently on 12-month Optional Practical Training who are eligible and interested in a 24-month STEM extension should apply now.OPT STEM offers international…

 



The ASU LiveSafe App offers a simple way to communicate with ASU Police and get home safely with the Safety Escort Service.