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IFSO Closure: Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23

The International Faculty & Scholars Office (IFSO) will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 in observance of the Thanksgiving Day Holiday. We will reopen at 9:00 a.m on Monday, November 26, 2018. 

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Immigration News Updates (updated 10/10/18)

IFSO recognizes that recent changes in immigration policy may raise questions and concerns in our international community. Our commitment to supporting our international scholar population remains strong and steadfast.


Travel and re-entering the U.S.

Always keep important documents with you while you are traveling in the U.S. and abroad. At airports, train stations, and other transportation hubs you will need to present your original documents to establish your identity.


Admission (I-94) number retrieval

Upon entry to the United States, please retrieve your admission (I-94) number and print a copy of the I-94 for your records. A paper Form I-94 may still be issued at the land border ports of entry.

Retrieve I-94

Report a change of address, email, or phone number

Report any change in address, email, or phone number to the International Faculty & Scholars Office by completing the online form within 10 days of any of this information changing.

Change of Address

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Schedule an Appointment!

Advisor’s are available to meet with you to discuss a variety of topics such as change or extension of status, travel and re-entry, transferring, ending your status, and planning beyond your current status. Call (858) 246-1448 to schedule.


Resources For:

Department Facilitators

Prospective Scholars

J-1 Scholars

H-1B Scholars

Other Visas

Permanent Residency