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International Student & Scholar Services

International Student & Scholar Services

The International Student & Scholar Services Staff provides immigration services to students, scholars and professors on F or J visas. Our office staff coordinates pre-arrival information, current compliance issues and data management. We are committed to enhancing the experiences of our international community by continuing to provide superior customer service, reporting to the U.S. Federal Government, and providing cultural and educational programming opportunities as part of our global society.

To meet with an advisor, please visit our office during walk-in hours Monday-Thursday: 9 to 11 a.m. & 2 to 4 p.m.

As part of your SMU experience make sure to register for the International Student Conference and Resource Expo. It will be on campus Wed. Aug 15th from 9am-4pm in the Owen's Arts Center. The first 100 registrations will also receive a free SMU T-Shirt. During the conference you will get a chance to pick among topics that most interest you. Sessions include: Achieving Academic Success in the U.S. Classroom, Making Friends & Relationships in the U.S., Understanding American Health Insurance, Employment: OPT, CPT, and On-Campus Jobs and many other topics! During the Resource Expo you will meet various campus and community resources that are here to support you while at SMU. There is also a chance to win some amazing prizes! Open for all international undergraduates, graduates, scholars, IEP students and F2/J2 dependents.

Conference registration is FREE and includes lunch! Register at:

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