ISSS Procedures 2013..

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS
ORIENTATION
2013-2014
PRESENTATION
ON ISSS OFFICE PROCEDURES
Dear International Students!
Welcome to the
University at Albany!
Location of ISSS Office
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)
Science Library G-40
University at Albany
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222 U.S.A.
International Student
and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Office Hours:
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM EST
Monday through Friday
Email: [email protected]
Phone 518-591-8189
Fax: 518-591-8171
Please, keep in touch!
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Please check in upon arrival – we need a
copy of your I-20/DS-2019, passport, visa,
I-94 Form .
Every time there is a change you need to
stop by for us to have a copy of a new
passport, visa, I-20/DS-2019 or I-94
Forms.
Paperwork processed
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Your I-20 Form – find your SEVIS number
Transfer students with Transfer Pending I-20 –
need to pick up finalized I-20 Continuous
Attendance in September, sign and give us copy
for the file
You need Travel signature every semester if
you plan to travel outside the US
Request for Document Processing
Status Letter
Departure Form
GIVE US FIVE!
We need at least 5 (five) business days or
one week to process your request.
However it takes longer during busy times,
such as beginning & end of semester.
PLEASE DO NOT WAIT TILL
THE LAST MINUTE!
Remember to pick up your paperwork!
Please pick up your paperwork yourself.
We do not notifiy you once
your paperwork is done!
We ONLY notify via e-mail if letter comes
from USCIS, Social Security and DMV.
Please, show your UAlbany ID
to pick up and sign.
Where to pick up your paperwork
Keep your originals safe!
ISSS is required to keep international
student files for 3 years ONLY
after student leaves
University at Albany.
Please keep originals of all your
I-20/DS-2019 Forms for the future.
Weekly ISSS Announcements
Updates and other important
information are sent to you via
e-mail ONLY!
You need to set up and check your
Albany.edu e-mail every week.
It is MANDATORY!
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Important updates
are e-mailed to you!
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Immigration rules and changes;
Fun events: Ice Skating, Apple Picking Trip, New
York/Boston trip, Thanksgiving Dinner & more!
Monthly Socials: Halloween Pumpkin Carving,
Christmas Holiday Movie night & more!
“What to Do This Week” - information about fun
things to do in Albany area year round!
Sign up for events
at our office!
Have a question or two?
Please make an appointment
to meet with International
Student Advisor
at the front desk of ISSS.
And at the end…
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