Our office is here to assist 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.
Information and resources for current immigration issues such as recent Executive Order, DACA, STEM, H1-B and Temporary Protected Status
International Students beware. Please read information about people calling international student and pretending to be IRS or immigration agents.
U. S. Department of Justice has appealed both rulings. All are waiting to see if U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) will hear the case.
Lili Liu from China was the graduate student commencement speaker for the Fisher College of Science and Mathematics. Ms. Liu graduated with an MS in applied information technology.
USCIS announced on 4/19/2017 that it will begin issuing the new cards on 05/01/2017. All cards will remain valid until the expiration date on the card.
Starting April 3, 2017 USCIS will no longer accept premium processing H-1 B applications. The suspension may last up to 6 months.
Please remember to get a travel signature on your I-20 before leaving for the summer break.
Contact ISSO for an OPT appointment.
ISSO walk-in hours. Stop by with quick questions for the International Student Advisor
Series of workshops, activities and meetings to introduce new students to required immigration and university information, and the Towson/Baltimore area.