Our office is here to assist international students and scholars with questions about studying, living and working at Towson University and the Baltimore metropolitan area.
Towson University is home to nearly 500 international students from over 80 countries and to 30 foreign faculty, exchange scholars, and visiting faculty each year. The International Student and 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.
Learn about current immigration updates — information about F-1 students, DACA, travel restrictions, H-1B, etc.
Mathematics/Actuarial Science major with finance minor undergraduate student.
Marketing Intelligence graduate student; undergraduate alumna.
International studies and political science undergraduate student; president, International Student Association
Update 5/23/18. DHS has set re-registration dates for Nepal. 5/22/18-7/23/18.
Update 5/15/18. USCIS change in how unlawful presence for F, J and M status will be calculated. Starting 8/9/18
USCIS is taking a more severe interpretation of STEM OPT employer-employee relationship and third party placements.
Update 3/15/18. SEVP unveils new online Portal. Student on OPT and STEM OPT will be able to update some employment and contact information online. Portal will become available on March 23.
Bring original I-20/DS-2019 8:30am - 5:00pm
Are you traveling outside the U.S. this summer? Make sure to get your I-20/DS-2019 signed.
To be Announced
Mandatory orientation for new undergraduate, graduate and exchange students.
If you are a prospective student, applicant or current international student with a disability, you may request accommodations (support services include interpretation, closed captioning, assistive technology, para-transportation, etc.) through our Disability Support Services Office.
Mon. - Fri., 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Walk-in/Phone-in hours: Mon. & Thur. 2-4 p.m.; Tue. & Fri. 10 a.m.-Noon