Online Information Sessions

Traveling? Applying for CPT? Planning for the OPT STEM Extension? Attend a session hosted by an ISS advisor.

Working on Campus

Learn about on-campus work options & limits for F-1 students

Working off Campus

CPT? OPT? What's the difference? Learn about options you may have.

New to UB for Spring?

ISS check-in is here!
Check Your I-20/DS-2019 Program End Date!

Are you continuing your studies at UB after Fall? Make sure your immigration status remains valid.

If your I-20 or DS-2019 is expiring on or before January 1, 2024 and you will enroll for Winter and/or Spring at UB you must apply for an extension of stay as soon as possible.

>F-1 Extension of Stay

>J-1 Extension of Stay

Extending requires information from your academic department, financial documentation and ISS processing after you apply on UB Global. Start your request today!

Planning to donate on Giving Tuesday? Consider supporting your fellow international Bulls in crisis by giving to the Steven L. Shaw Memorial International Student Emergency Fund.

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Drop In Advising

Have a question? ISS offers virtual drop-in advising throughout the week.

No appointment needed! Click the button below or visit our Contact Us page for details.

Changes to Paper OPT Applications

Effective November 13, 2023, USCIS will no longer accept mail to the Potomac Service Center (PSC). Refer to this USCIS alert for mailing supporting documents for applications currently pending at PSC.

Submitting a new OPT application by mail? Use this page for current USCIS mailing addresses.

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