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International Student & Scholar Office | Lehman College
International Student Services at Lehman College

MISSION:

ISSO is dedicated to providing services, programs and activities that facilitate U.S immigration compliance and cross-cultural learning experiences that assist international student and scholars in meeting their academic, personal growth and professional goals.

                    Contact Information & Schedule

250 Bedford Park Boulevard W. Shuster Hall, Room 210 Bronx, NY 10468
  Phone: (718) 960-7274            Email: isso.shuster@lehman.cuny.edu

                                        ANNOUNCEMENTS: Important Immigration Changes

OPT

Deadline: Complete Application Due in ISSO Office on April 23, 2019.

CPT

No longer accepting CPT applications for Spring 19.

Accepting CPT applications for Summer Session - April 9, 2019 - June 1, 2019. Accepting Fall 2019 Applications / June 1,2019 -August 23, 2029

 

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FOR F-1 STUDENTS

Apply for admission to one of the following academic programs:
Undergraduate | Graduate | English as a Second Language (ESL)

Apply for your:
Form I-20 & F-1 Student Visa

Know more about:
F-1 Immigration Regulations
(Change of address, transfer, change of status, reinstatement & travel outside the U.S.)

Learn about:
F-1 Work Authorization & Regulations
(On campus employment, curricular practical training (CPT), optional practical training (OPT), economic hardship)

FOR J-1 EXCHANGE VISITORS
Students degree & non-degree, short-term scholars, research scholars & professors

Apply for your:
Form DS2019 & J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa

Know more about:
J-1 Immigration Regulations

(Change of address, health insurance requirements & travel outside the U.S.)

Learn about:
J-1 Work Authorization (Academic Training) & Regulations
(Academic training is for the J-1 students degree and non-degree categories only)

Calendar of Events for Degree Students
Degree Students Calendar
Learn about the ISSO:
Office Information & Work Schedule (location, phone, email, mailing address and office work schedule)
Additional F-1 and J-1 Resources:
Essential Links (study in the states, transportation, Lehman campus life, about the Bronx, housing & health insurance
For F-1 Students / Form I-20 & F-1 Visa

Please follow the 5 Steps below to obtain a Form I-20, F-1 Student Visa & Status. If you have any questions regarding any of the steps below please contact our office for clarification.

Step 1 Apply for your form I-20Step 2 Apply for your F-1 visaStep 3 Enter the United StatesStep 4 Report to school after U.S. EntryStep 5 Maintain your F-1 status

F-1 Immigration Regulations

If you are already in the United States check this section to learn more about F-1 immigration regulations. If you have any questions regarding any of the F-1 immigration regulations below please contact our office for clarification.

Address Change regulationsSchool Transfer regulationsChange of Status regulationsReinstatement regulationsTravel in the US and outside the US regulations


F-1 Employment & Regulations

Students in F-1 status may qualify for employment under certain conditions. This section provides basic information about employment and regulations. If you have questions about or would like to determine your eligibility for F-1 employment, please contact our office.

On Campus Employment regulationsCurricular Practical Training regulationsOptional Practical Training regulationsEconomic Hardship regulations

Essential Links