ISS Update:

International Student Services has transitioned all advising & services online. ISS advisors will process immigration requests, updates, and other student services remotely. Time sensitive immigration requests will be prioritized and processed within our 10-day business window. Non-urgent tasks may take longer due to the increased number of requests received. We thank you for your patience.

Updates will be posted to the pages below once information is available. 

International students: Coronavirus Information for F1 & J1 students

UW community: UW Coronavirus Facts & Resources

Spring quarter 2020: Facts and Information

The UW is home to over 8,000 international students representing more than 100 countries. ISS staff advises international students with F-1 or J-1 visas who are enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs on the Seattle campus of the University of Washington.

International student advisors are here to help:

  • provide guidance on maintaining F-1 or J-1 immigration status while attending the UW
  • process F-1 and J-1 immigration benefits
  • navigate university policy and understand F-1 and J-1 visa restrictions
  • ensure university and student compliance with immigration policies
  • provide educational tools, including workshops and tutorials

Note: International student advisors are not attorneys and are unable to provide legal advice.

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DISCLAIMER: The information on this website is of a general nature and not intended to address the specific circumstances of any particular individual. The content is written with care, but may not be comprehensive or up-to-date. UW ISS is not responsible for content found through external links. Ultimately, it is the student’s responsibility to maintain legal status in the U.S. at all times and to comply fully with University policies and procedures.