INTERNATIONAL STUDENT, SCHOLAR and Immigration Services (ISSIS)

Tax Season 2014: International Tax Assistance Program

Tax Season 2014: International Tax Assistance Program

The International Tax Assistance Program offers free tax preparation and filing advice for UGA international students on non-resident tax issues.International Student Life (ISL) provide tax assistance and only program on campus that is VITA trained by IRS

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International Career Resources

International Career Resources

The Career Center is an excellent resources for International Students search for jobs. The Center can provide assistance specific to some of the obstacles international student may run into during the interview process.

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Avoid Scams| USCIS

Avoid Scams| USCIS

Join USCIS in recognizing National Consumer Protection. Always beware of immigration scams. If you need immigration legal help, be sure to seek guidance from authorized organizations and attorneys.

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U.S. State Dept. Immigrant Visa Bulletin

U.S. State Dept. Immigrant Visa Bulletin

monthly immigrant visa bulletin update

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U.S. Dept. of State Office of Global Youth Issues

U.S. Dept. of State Office of Global Youth Issues

The office works to promote development, peace, and stability by empowering youth economically, politically, and socially around the world. It operates to advance the livelihoods of young peope and enhances U.S. national security and prosperity.

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Celebrating English Language Day

Celebrating English Language Day

In 2010 UNESCO created Language Days for each of the UN’s six official languages to celebrate multilingualism and cultural diversity. April 23rd was chosen for English Language Day, because it was William Shakespeare’s birthday.

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National Financial Literacy Month

National Financial Literacy Month

April is National Financial Literacy Month in the U.S. As an international student,you can participate by learning more about your financial responsibilities and requirements while you study in the U.S.

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Family Day: Celebrating Spring on Saturday April 26 from 10-2pm

Family Day: Celebrating Spring on Saturday April 26 from 10-2pm

Take a look at works in the museum’s permanent collection that evoke the season of spring.

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Staying Social in the United States

Staying Social in the United States

Social media is an easy way to connect with classmates, your college or university, and even government agencies while you study in the U.S. Here are some social media accounts for updates relevant to international students

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Warning: Scam Alert- Caller ID Spoofing

Warning: Scam Alert- Caller ID Spoofing

In recent weeks, there were new telephone scam targeting USCIS applicants and petitions. Scammers are using a technique called "Caller ID spoofing" to display a misleading or inaccurate phone number in a recipient's Caller ID.

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Diversity @ UGA!

Diversity @ UGA!

Find out about UGA's engagement with and support for diversity.

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The University of Georgia

The University of Georgia's Year-round Intensive English Program

UGA is currently accepting applications for the Intensive English Program.

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Information on the new Affordable Healthcare Act and International Student/Scholar Obligations:

ACA Infosheet for International Students / Scholars


Regulatory changes and updates! Click on the link below:

Regulatory Changes and Updates 

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ISSIS is on Facebook and Twitter!  Check us out here:

https://www.facebook.com/UGAISSIS

https://twitter.com/issisuga

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Driver's license application problems

ISSIS DMV-SSA Problem Report Form

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Health Insurance Information for new International Students!! Click here:

http://www.hr.uga.edu/student-health-insurance


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Important Reminder:
All internationals, regardless of the visa type held, must check in with the International Student, Scholar, and Immigration Services (ISSIS) Office upon arrival at UGA.  Not only is this required by U.S. regulations for most academic visa types, we can serve as a great resource for you.  We look forward to meeting you!

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Follow us on Twitter: @issisuga

ISSIS INFORMATION

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8am to 5pmClosed during weekends.
Walk-in Advising Hours:
Mondays 9-11am, Tuesdays 2-4pm
Wednesdays 2-4pm
, Thursdays 9-11am

Email: issis@uga.edu
Phone:
(706) 542-2900

Fax: (
706) 583-0123
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