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International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services

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CCNY Welcomes our New International Students
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Overview of International Students at CCNY

Welcome to the International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS). The Department of International Student & Scholar Services provides services and advocacy for the international students and scholars who are not permanent residents of the United States. Additionally, it provides pre-semester orientation programs and semester long workshops that assist with adapting to life in the United States while pursuing their education. Professional counseling assistance is available for students with immigration concerns, or academic and personal difficulties.

CUNY International Student Guide  

 

 

ATTENTION FALL 2018 NEW STUDENTS
Make NAC 1/107 your first stop! 
All new International Students are required to report to our office and fill out a contact sheet. Students must also bring in copies of their passport, visa, and a printout of the I-94. The form I-94 is available by inputting your visa information in the link below.
AS INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS YOU ARE REQUIRED TO REGISTER FULL TIME
12 CREDITS UNDERGRADUATE

9 CREDITS GRADUATE

7 CREDITS PH.D

 

Also, in order to maintain matriculation you must be physically present within the United States

 

Immigration Updates  

Immigration tips in times of uncertainty 

 

For DACA students who have reached our page, please click on this link for information specific to your status.

 

https://www.ccny.cuny.edu/we-are-one-ccny/dreamers-and-daca

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

November 2018

 

Information Session: On campus / CPT Employment:  In collaboration with CCNY's Human Resources Department and the Career and Professional Development Institute (CPDI) you will be provided with resources about properly searching for employment and requesting authorization from the Dept. of International Students & Scholar Services

Date: November 1st @12:30 pm

Where: North Academic Center, Room 1/211

 

OPT Workshop: Graduating students will be provided with information for the OPT application to USCIS. We will discuss the full process as well as the appropriate timelline for the application. You must attend an OPT workshop prior to applying for OPT. Please contact the Department of International Student & Scholar Services for RSVP information. 

Date: Thursday November 6th @ 12:30 pm

Where: North Academic Center, Room 1/203

 

International Coffee Hour: This is the third monthly social event for the 2018-2019 academic year. Come in to share a cup of coffee and friendly conversation with members of CCNY staff and fellow international students and scholars.

Date: Tuesday November 13th @ 12:30 pm

Where: North Academic Center, Room 1/211

 

J-1 Meet & Greet: Come together to meet and exchange ideas and friendly conversation with fellow scholars, researchers and interns. 

Date: Wednesday November 14th @12:15 pm

Where: Wille Administration Building, Room A201

 

12 Days of Holidays: We will celebrate the various December holidays with our students to remember to continue to learn from each other's diverse traditions and backgrounds as we promote an environment of respect and inclusion. Come by to enjoy a snack and walk away having learned something new about your classmates traditions. 

Date: Tuesday November 27th - December 12th; 10 am - 2 pm each day

Where: North Academic Center, Room 1/107

 

December 2018

 

International Coffee Hour:  This holiday themed coffee hour will be the last of the semester. You can take this time to unwind as you prepare for final exams and projects. 

Date: Tuesday December 4th @ 12:30 pm

Where: North Academic Center, Room 1/211

 

Volunteer Appreciation Hour: We want to thank our student volunteers for their support and assistance throughout the semester.

Date: Thursday December 6th @ 12:30 pm

Where: Wille Administration Building, Room A201

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Maribel Morua
Director

North Academic Center
Room  1/107
160 Convent Avenue
New York, NY 10031

p: 212.650.8106/8107
f: 212.650.5833
e: oisss@ccny.cuny.edu