International Student and Scholar Services

Mission Statement

International Student and Scholar Services advances the goals of Global Strategies and Studies by providing for the special needs of international students and exchange visitors related to their status as non-immigrants of the United States. It fulfills the University of Houston's responsibility to comply with the laws and regulations of the U.S. government and promotes internationalization through comprehensive services and programs.

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Special Student Relief for Nepalese Students Facts about Ebola in the U.S.
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Immigration Relief Measures for Nepali Nationals 2015 Enrollment Report Schedule Appointment Online
New SEVIS Standards for Names and U.S. Home Address Peer Advisor application OPT Self Report
Update U.S. / International Address Updated Information on OPT STEM Extension I-94 Fact Sheet
International Friendship Program Form USCIS offers a webinar on OPT STEM Extension  Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
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How to Apply OPT STEM Extension

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Jun 2
Staff Council Meeting at 1:30pm
Jun 4
Blaffer Art Museum Exhibition: Matthew Ronay at 10am
Jun 6
UHCOP Golf Classic at 8am
Jun 7
Texas Music Festival Perspective Series: 'Parisian Holiday' at 7:30pm
Jun 7
Texas Music Festival Perspective Series: 'Classical Mashup' at 7:30pm
Jun 7
Perspectives: Faculty Artist Chamber Music at 7:30pm
Jun 10
Texas Music Festival Young Artist Series at 7:30pm
Jun 10
Le Chiavi Di Bel Canto at 7:30pm
Jun 11
Blaffer Art Museum Exhibition: Hilary Loyd at 10am
Jun 11
Texas Music Festival Orchestra Series: 'Roman Holiday' at 6:30pm
Jun 11
Texas Music Festival Orchestra: Roman Holiday at 7:30pm
Jun 12
Texas Music Festival Young Artist Series at 2pm
Jun 12
Cynthia Woods Mitchell Young Artist Competition at 2pm
Jun 14
Perspectives: Faculty Artist Chamber Music "Bread and Butter" at 7:30pm
Jun 16
"A Texas Original: Chamber Music of David Ashley White" at 7:30pm
Jun 18
Texas Music Festival Orchestra: Musical Firsts at 7:30pm
Jun 23
Young Artist Chambre Music at 7pm
Jun 25
Texas Music Festival: High School Piano Institute at 10am
Jun 25
Texas Music Festival Orchestra Series: 'The Audience's Guide to the Orchestra' at 6:30pm
Jun 26
Texas Music Festival: High School Piano Institute at 10am
Jun 26
Texas Music Festival: High School Piano Institute at 1pm
Jun 30
Blaffer Art Museum Exhibition: Matthew Ronay at 10am
Jul 5
Blaffer Art Museum Exhibition: Matthew Ronay at 10am
Jul 9
Blaffer Art Museum Exhibition: Hilary Loyd at 10am
Jul 15
Blaffer Art Museum Exhibition: Matthew Ronay at 10am
Jul 29
Much Ado About Nothing at 8:15pm
Jul 30
Henry V at 8:15pm
Aug 2
Much Ado About Nothing at 8:15pm
Aug 3
Henry V at 8:15pm
Aug 4
Much Ado About Nothing at 8:15pm

International Students

International StudentsPicture from the Fall International Student Check-in.

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International Friendship Program

International Friendship ProgramThe International Friendship Program (IFP), sponsored by University of Houston's International Student and Scholar Services Office.

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Telephone/Email Scams

Telephone/Email ScamsUSCIS learned of a new telephone scam targeting USCIS applicants and petitioners.....

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International Education Week 2013

International Education WeekInternational Education Week (IEW) is celebrated all across United States annually during the third week of November and is an opportunity for the University of Houston to showcase international initiatives across the campus..

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