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.
Texas Drivers License or ID
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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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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