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Our Services

International Students & Scholars

  • Pre-arrival information and support
  • F-1 student immigration advising
  • SEVIS record transfer assistance
  • Maintenance of student data in SEVIS (Student & Exchange Visitor Information System)
  • Assistance with USCIS I-765 employment authorization applications
  • Assistance with USCIS I-539 change of status and reinstatement applications
  • Create individualized letters certifying enrollment to assist F-1 students to obtain Driver’s Licenses, Social Security Numbers etc.
  • Host workshops on practical training and other special topics
  • Promote the Texas Public Education Grant (TPEG) to international students, process applications and award qualifying students each semester
  • Assist with cross-cultural adjustment
  • Advocate for unique needs of international students

International Faculty and Staff

  • Assist with change of non-immigrant status to H-1 Status for professors at Texas State University
  • Assist with permanent resident applications for professors at Texas State University

Texas State University Departments

  • Advise academic departments about the type of non-immigrant status that is most appropriate for prospective professors and researchers
  • Assist with inviting J-1 research school and professors
  • Assist with obtaining legal employment authorization for International Faculty and Staff

Other Services/Activities

  • Encourage internationalization efforts through campus outreach
  • Host International Student Resource Fair each semester to welcome new students by connecting them to campus, academic, and support resources
  • Host International Student Welcome Social each semester to provide social engagement opportunities for new students
  • Co-sponsor International Education Week (IEW) each November
  • Post statistical reports each fall for the Institute of International Education Research (IIE) and university use
  • Assist with campus and community requests for data pertaining to international student enrollment
  • Act as liaisons with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for Texas State University