International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) is the home for advising services for international degree-seeking (F-1) and exchange students and scholars (J-1). Our team is highly motivated to support international students and scholars in achieving their academic and professional goals. We seek to do our work in a professional, fun and culturally competent way.
ISSS provides information, referrals and advising in the following areas: F and J immigration regulations, International Student Orientation, International Student Mentor Program, cultural adjustment and intercultural competence development, obtaining health insurance, opening a bank account, tax filing, counseling, and acquiring a driver’s license, MN ID card, or social security number and more.
ISSS is located on the lower level of the Christensen Center across from the Copy Center in Suite CHC2 in the Oyaté Commons. Our team looks forward to assisting you!
ISSS COVID-19 Update
Due to COVID-19, our physical office in Oyaté Commons is currently closed, but we open and responding to student needs. We will be limiting as much in-person advising as possible to follow the current guidelines.
We are offering a number of events, Walk-In hours, and student appointments online, and we have a few pages with information related to COVID-19:
- Augsburg Coronavirus Planning page is for campus wide announcements
- ISSS COVID-19 Response page pertains only to international students
- Auggie Guide for Students, Fall 2020 identifies actions ALL STUDENTS need to take for your health and the safety of our community