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International Student & Scholar Office


Towson University is home to nearly 900 international students from over 80 countries and to over 100 foreign faculty, exchange scholars, and visiting faculty each year. The International Student & Scholar Office (ISSO) provides documents, services, and programs essential to a culturally diverse academic environment that enhances international learning opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.

We are here to answer your questions about studying and working at Towson University and living in the Baltimore area.

News and Announcements


VISAS After Graduation Workshop with Art Seratalli CANCELLED for Friday, April 18

Attorney Seratalli has a family emergency and would not be coming to campus. Those of you who have scheduled private appointments on April 17-18 will still be able to speak with the attorney via SKYPE. You do not need a SKYPE account as the ISSO has already created one for students to use during this appointment. If you no longer wish to keep this appointment, please email us at

Fall 2014 Orientation: Calendar of Events - coming soon! Check out our Detailed Calendar for a complete list of events and activities happening throughout the week of orientation, or our At-a-Glance View with event dates and times. We look forward to welcoming you to Towson University!

Reminder for New Students: You must log in to BlackBoard and complete the SEVIS Tutorial by August 2014. Instructions on how to log in can be found here.

Walk-In Hours are held every Tuesday and Thursday! Do you have a quick question for an ISSO advisor but don't have the time to make an appointment? You can stop by the ISSO on Tuesdays & Thursdays between 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. with your questions. We look forward to seeing you!

OPT Workshops are offered every Friday at 3:00 p.m. during the semester. No OPT Workshop will be held on Friday, April 18 due to VISAS After Graduation with Attorney Art Seratalli at 3 pm. Space is limited, please reserve yours today!

Going Global webinar from the Career Center: Online Training Session




International Student & Scholar Office
Psychology Building, Suite 408
8000 York Road
Towson, MD 21252

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

Phone: 1-410-704-2421
Fax: 1-410-704-6040



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VISAS After Graduation Workshop CANCELLED: April 18 @ 3 pm in Psychology, 407.

International Student Ambassador Fall 2014 application


August 22, 2014: ISSO New Student Orientation




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