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Office of International Aff...
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)
Building 103 #101/102
The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) serves as a resource for easing international students and scholars’ transition to life in the United States and at Gallaudet University. From the time of their arrival, ISSS works to integrate these students into all areas of campus life and provide education and training to reach their full potential.
ISSS staff works with international students and scholars who have already enrolled at Gallaudet. Prospective students who have questions about admissions requirements, the application process, and current application status should contact Undergraduate Admissions or Graduate School Admissions directly.
International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) provides the following services: Review prospective students' applications, and evaluate financial documents by issuing Certificates of Eligibility (Forms I-20) to enable students to obtain visas. Provide updates regarding immigration laws and other issues. Provide information on federal regulations related...
International Student And Scholar Services (ISSS) eases international students and scholars' transition to Gallaudet and ensures their equal access to learning and all campus activities and services, including immigration support, in the following ways: Ensuring that they and the University are in compliance with U.S....
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) is the intended first point of contact for people from around the world who seek to study or do research at Gallaudet on a non-degree basis. People who seek to become special students are handled through the International Special...
Step 1 - A nonrefundable $100.00 application fee is required and will not be waived. Please use this form for the $100.00 application fee when applying for ISP or IVS. Applications arriving without the $100.00 application fee will be considered 'inactive' and will not be...
Graduating from Gallaudet University is something you worked hard to earn, and something you and those closest to you want to celebrate. You set a goal and did it!! Congratulations!!! The following procedure has been implemented to assist you with obtaining letters of invitation for...
April 15 is the deadline for filing taxes for the previous tax year (January 1 - December 31) with the federal government, the District of Columbia, and most states, including Maryland and Virginia. All students are required to file Form 8843, even if they did...
Welcome to Gallaudet University! All international students with an F-1 or a J-1 visa are required to attend the International Student Orientation. The orientation includes the following workshops: SEVIS, on-campus and off-campus employment, immigration regulations, and cross-cultural discussion. Please see the link below International Student...
To be considered for admission to the English Language Institute or as an undergraduate or graduate student at Gallaudet, you must submit a copy of your alien registration card--also known as a U.S. Permanent Resident Card (green card), front and back, and include your resident...
Welcome back to Gallaudet University, and greetings from International Affairs! On this page, you will find information for your contact person, who will assist you with the application process for readmission to Gallaudet University. Please read through and follow the steps for readmission below. Included...
Congratulations on your acceptance to Gallaudet University! You are beginning an exciting phase of your life, and we are pleased that you have chosen Gallaudet as your higher education institution. You are now part of a rich and diverse student body of 200 international students...
The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program increases mutual understanding between the people of the United States and other countries by means of educational and cultural partnerships or cooperative agreements on a temporary basis. Entry into the United States as a participant in the J-1 Exchange Visitor...
Introduction to Residence Life and Housing Housing Application Information on Meal Plans
After Witawat "Paggy" Surittikul finished his B.A. in Special Education for the Deaf in Thailand, he came to Gallaudet University in the spring of 2008 through the ISSP. He developed his English and ASL skills over the next two years and eventually became a graduate...
ISSS - 2020 Fall Semester - SEVIS Check In Form ISSS - Undergraduate Program (New and Readmitted Students) 2022-2023 Certification of Finances Form - PDF ISSS - Graduate School - 2022-2023 Certification of Finances Form - PDF ISSS - Sponsor Affidavit of Support Form -...
Are you an international student? Are you seeking scholarship opportunities? The Financial Aid Office is here to help you! Gallaudet University has a limited number of scholarship funds for international students. To apply, simply complete the IFAA, Institutional Financial Aid Application on BISON. Follow the steps below:...
American Immigration Lawyers Association provides Know Your Rights handouts in a number of languages including English, Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, Arabic, Haitian Creole, and Punjabi, that address the following scenarios: U.S Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) worksite raids (for employers), ICE home visits, and ICE public...
Congratulations to all new undergraduate and graduate students on your acceptance to Gallaudet University! ISSS looks forward to welcoming and supporting you throughout your learning experience here. Please be aware that you must arrive on campus in time to attend the mandatory International Student Orientation....
International Student and Scholar Services Manager
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