I.S.S.S. News & Announcements

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) Announcements

Walk-in Hours vs. Appointments

To serve you better, ISSS has instituted walk-in hours and appointments.

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Request an Enrollment Letter

Apply on-line for an enrollment cerfication letter from ISSS.  It will be ready for pick-up within 3-5 business days in room 334 of the Florida Tech Commons Building.

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Updating your Address

F-1 students must update their address within 10 days of any move. Please see the instructions below.   If you are enrolled in classes at Florida Tech:     Log int...

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On OPT? Be sure to report your employment

Students in Optional Practical Training, be sure to report your current address and  employment to ISSS!  

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Form I-94 Arrival/Departure Record

Foreign visitors to the U.S. arriving via air or sea no longer need to complete paper Customs and Border Protection Form I-94 or I-94W. Those who need to prove their legal-visitor status—to employers, schools/universities or government agencies&m...

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Beware of Immigration Scams

Information from USCIS on avoiding immigration sca...

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Study in the States

As an international student studying in the United States,  this important resource published by the Department of Homeland Security contains videos and blogs, an interactive glossary of terms that you should familiarize yourself with, an “A...

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Off-Campus Employment Workshops

If you plan to apply for OPT or CPT, you are required to attend an off campus employment workshop prior to applying. Due to limited space, you must sign up for a workshop prior to attending. Please use the registration link on the follow...

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J-1 Exchange Visitor Regulation Changes

The U.S. Department of State recently published significant changes to the J Exchange Visitor regulations with the intention of better protecting program participants. These changes go into effect as of January 5, 2015. Of particular ...

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FAQ on the Cap-Gap for F-1 Students Finishing OPT

Q&A regarding F-1 students on OPT and H-1B Cap-Gap Eligibility

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