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 to education for international students.
  • Assist in various student procedures, including but not limited to:
    • Program Extensions
    • Change of Educational Level
    • Work Authorizations
    • Reinstatements
    • Transfers to Gallaudet from another university
    • Transfers to another university from Gallaudet
    • Lost immigration documents
    • Course load reduction
    • Renewal of student visas
    • Advising students with social, cultural, and personal adjustment issues
    • Reviewing student visas, passports, and forms I-20 for travel abroad
    • Assisting with cultural event planning
    • Advising students on academic concerns
    • Providing referrals to other units on campus
    • Providing referrals to immigration attorneys and to consulates
    • Providing referrals to embassies for passport renewal
    • Providing resources for financial concern
    • Issuing updated immigration documents
    • Educating faculty and staff on immigration regulations
    • Providing referrals to income tax filing services

Please contact us with any questions.

Contact Us

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS)

Building 103 #101/102

(202) 250-2294

(202) 651-5150

(202) 803-7546

9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm
9:00 am-5:00 pm

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