International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) Announcements
Walk-in Hours vs. Appointments
To serve you better, ISSS has instituted walk-in hours and appointments.
To view our document processing times, click here.
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.
Updating your Address
ï»¿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:
On OPT? Be sure to report your employment
Students in Optional Practical Training, be sure to report your current address and employment to ISSS!
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...
Beware of Immigration Scams
Information from USCIS on avoiding immigration sca...
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...
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...
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 ...
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