As the only university resource knowledgeable of current immigration and visa regulations, OISS acts as liaison with United States government agencies concerning visa and immigration matters.

OISS advises departments on the various visa application procedures necessary to bring an international student or scholar to Washington University.

OISS assists students, scholars and accompanying family members, upon their arrival to the U.S., with settling in, employment permission, validating their arrival with immigration, maintaining visa status and many other concerns.

OISS provides resources for current students at Washington University. Current students can find resources for advising, OPT reporting, letter requests and maintaining their F-1 or J-1 student status.

For detailed information, please visit the OISS website.