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 & 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.
Towson University and ISSO will be closed Wednesday November 22- Friday November 24 for U.S. Thanksgiving Holiday
Learn about current immigration updates - information about F-1 students, DACA, travel restrictions, H-1B, etc.
For Travel Signatures. Bring original I-20/DS-2019 to the ISSO. Please allow 3-5 business days for processing. Registration for spring 2018 required to get a signature.
To Register for Classes. F-1 students may now register at TUNE and other Towson off-campus sites
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
The US District Court in Hawai'i issued a Temporary Restrianing Order (TRO) issued and the U.S. District Court in Maryland issued.
Update 9/25/2017. President Trump issued proclamation on 9/24/2017 modifing list of countries affected by visa issuance ban and instituted country specific limiations
Update 9/5/2017 President Trump through the Attorney General and DHS announced that DACA will be phased out. US Congress now set to review immigration policy.
Update 10/16/2017. Due to Technical issue, Diversity Lottery for 2019 will re-open at 12pm on 10/18/17. The online registration will close 11/22/2017 at 12pm. Those who submitted an application between 10/3/17 and 10/10/17 must resubmit their application. Application is FREE.
Learn about Optional Practical Training for F-1 students with series of online tutorials. Self- Enroll
PAWS stage 6:30 - 9:00pm
International Student Association sponsored event. FREE food and great performances will be provided.
various time and locations
International Education Week: Twenty programs to highlight international initiatives on campus. National Week co-sponsored by U.S. Departments of State and Education.
3:30pm PY 407
Come learn about immigration options beyond graduation and OPT with an experienced immigration attorney! Registration required.
Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Fall 2017 Walk-in Hours: Monday 2pm - 4pm & Thursday 10am - 12pm
Phone-in Hours Tuesday 2-4pm and Friday 10am - 12pm
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.