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International Services (IS) provides immigration advisory services and assistance for the community of non-immigrant students, scholars and employees that the University sponsors. IS is the primary office responsible for the University's compliance with US federal Immigration regulations.

COVID-19 Updates

Updates from IS about COVID-19 

Presidential Proclamation (PR China) 5/29/2020

Presidential Proclamation (employment – H-1B) 6/22/2020

FAQs for F-1 students

Immigration Updates 10/2020

Office Hours

Due to COVID-19 all staff are currently working remotely.

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
(Excluding University Holidays)

LSU Health Insurance Walk-ins:
Wednesdays: 2 - 4 p.m.

Student Employment Question Walk-ins:
Mondays: 2 - 4 p.m.

Students - General Question Walk-ins:
Tuesdays: 9  - 11 a.m.
Fridays: 9 - 11 a.m.

Deadlines

September 22, 2020 – Summer 2020 Graduates Deadline to apply for OPT

October 16, 2020 – Fall 2020 Degree-Only Deadline to apply for OPT

February 2, 2021 – Fall 2020 Graduates Deadline to apply for OPT


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International Services uses an express mail service (University Express Mail Services, or UEMS) that will allow you to pay for and receive your documents through DHL, FedEx, or UPS in 3-5 days after your I-20/DS-2019 has been processed.

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