International Student & Scholar Services

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The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office welcomes the more than 3,000 international students and scholars to UNT- we are so glad that you are here!

Our office staff is here to assist you in complying with the U.S. immigration regulations during your time at UNT. Remember, each person’s situation is different and immigration regulations are very complex, so if you ever have any questions, we are here to help!

ISSS Spotlight
Student Enrollment Newsletter Fall 2016
Final OPT Stem Ruling
On March 9, 2016, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) released a final STEM OPT Rule that significantly expands and changes the STEM OPT Extension. The rule was officially published on Friday March 11, 2016 and will go into effect on...
Optional Practical Training
Important Dates Fall 2016 Completion: Earliest date to request OPT I-20 from ISSS: September 19, 2016 USCIS must receive application on or before: February 14, 2017 *Note: These dates exclude students who wish to use thesis/dissertation...
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Policy Change
Effective immediately, students who work on campus for 20 hours a week, may also have part-time CPT (20 hours or less). The student’s total work hours for each type of employment (on-campus and part-time CPT) may not exceed 20 hours while school is...

ISSS Office Information
Office Hours:

Walk-In/Call-In Hours for
Immigration Advising:

Monday-Thursday: 9:30-11:30am & 1:30-4:30pm;
Friday: 9:00am-12:00pm.
Location: International Student Advising Center, Marquis Hall Room 110

Administrative Services Office,
Marquis Hall Room 125
Telephone: 940-565-2195
Fax: 940-565-4145