For applications received on or after December 23, 2016, F-1 Optional Practical Training, F-1 STEM OPT, and J-2 work permission application fees will increase. See USCIS Announcement for more details.
The ISO has received inquiries regarding the news on August 12, 2015 that the United States District Court for the District of Columbia had ruled that the STEM OPT extension being vacated (eliminated), effective as of February 12, 2016.
David C. Elwell has been named Associate Dean and Director of the ISO. [Read more]
Beginning June 26, 2015, any new Form I-20 that is produced will be in new redesigned format. All F-1 students and F-2 dependents will be required to have a new version of the form by July 1, 2016.
We are writing to you to share some very sad news that our dear Director and Associate Dean, Danielle Guichard-Ashbrook, died last night, surrounded by her family. Danielle was devoted to each and every one of you. Despite her serious illness, Danielle worked relentlessly at what she loved most - serving international students, and making a difference in their lives. She was an example to us all, and we will continue in her footsteps in our devotion to you all.