Our office is here to assist international international students and scholars with questions about studying, living and working at Towson University and the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Towson University is home to nearly 500 international students from over 80 countries and to 30 foreign faculty, exchange scholars, and visiting faculty each year. The International Student & Scholar Office (ISSO) provides documents, services, and programs essential to a culturally diverse academic environment that enhances international learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.
ISSO CLOSED ON FRIDAY MARCH 24th
Recent Immigration Updates
Information and resources for current immigration issues such as recent Executive Order, DACA, STEM, H1-B and Temporary Protected Status
Tax Season is here.
Learn more by contacting our Non Resident Alien Tax Office by calling Rachel Morgan at 410 704 5269 or emailing email@example.com
News & Events
03/15/2017 Temporary Restraining Order issued for 03/06/2017 Executive Order (EO)
U.S. District Courts in Hawaii and Maryland issue orders to temporary stop enactment of President Trump's 03/06/2017 Executive Order that was set to go into effect on 03/16/2017.
ISSO Staff Attend International Education Advocacy Day
On March 14, ISSO Assistant Director Kelly Hughes and Programs Manager Jeremy Sanders attended NAFSA Advocacy Day for international education and met with Congressional staff.
USCIS Temporarily Suspends H-1B Premium Processing
Starting April 3, 2017 USCIS will no longer accept premium processing H-1 B applications. The suspension may last up to 6 months.
Marketing Intelligence grads eligible for STEM OPT
The Masters program in Marketing Intelligence has been reclassified as a STEM degree. Alumni are eligible to apply for STEM extension.
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop
3:30 pm -4:30 pm at Psychology Building Room 407
Are you doing an internship this summer or fall? Come learn about CPT off campus work authorization before the Spring Mega Job and Internship Fair.
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop
3pm - 4pm Psychology Building Room 407
Workshop for F-1 students to learn about pre and post completion Optional Practical Training (OPT). Attendance at the workshop is required for all students who want to apply for OPT.
8pm West Village Commons Ballrooms A, B & C
Join the International Student Association for free international food, great performances, fashion show and other fun activities. Interested in performing contact the ISA at firstname.lastname@example.org
Visas after Graduation Workshop
3pm Psychology Building Room 407
Join an experienced immigration attorney for an information session about employment options in the United States after OPT and upcoming immigration changes. Registration Opens April 1.