International Student Services

About the ISSO

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) provides immigration information and support to UT Dallas students through workshops, individual student advising and outreach.

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ISSO Advising Services

ISSO offers express, walk-in and appointment advising Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, with up to 6 advisors serving students during advising hours. The current advising schedule is available on the ISSO Advising webpage.

Appointments are available up to one week in advance. If there are no available appointments, check back the following day for more availability. Schedule your advising appointment online. Remember, if you no longer need your advising appointment please cancel your appointment using the link in your confirmation email.

Fall 2019 Days Reserved For Processing

To allow advisors to focus on processing student requests during peak times, advising services will not be available on the following days. Please plan accordingly.

September 23 - 26
October 24 - 25
November 24 - 29
December 16 - 20


ISSO Immigration Workshops Available in September
The ISSO puts on many workshops for students during the summer and fall semesters. See below for opportunities that might interest you. There is no registration required for workshops. Please plan to arrive 10 - 15 minutes before the presentation begins so that you can sign in and find a seat.

OPT Workshops for F-1 Students
Learn about the OPT application process , reporting requirements, employment, and travel considerations on Thursday, September 5, 12, 19 and 26 from 2;00pm to 3:30 pm in SSB 3.107.

CPT Workshop for F-1 Students
Learn about the CPT application process, eligibility, and maintenance of status on Monday, September 4, 9, 16 and 23 from 2:00pm to 3:30pm in SSB3.107.


New iComet Workshop for OPT
Student may now complete the mandatory Post-Completion OPT Workshop through iComet. Before applying for post-completion OPT, F-1 students are required to complete the in-person OPT workshop or the Post-Completion OPT Workshop. The eLearning version of the OPT Workshop will no longer be used. If you previously completed the workshop through eLearning, you do not have to complete it again.

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