Immigration Advising


The OISA is responsible for the College's compliance with the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS), which enables the institution to enroll F and J students and scholars.  In addition to managing SEVIS data and reporting requirements, the OISA staff work to teach and advise students and scholars about the regulatory issues that affect their temporary stay in the U.S.

For an appointment, call #3703

Helpful Links:

OISA Handouts, available on request.

  • F-1/ J-1  Statement of Responsibility
  • F-1 Students & Internships
  • F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • F-1 STEM Extension
  • J-1 DS-2019 Request Form and J-1 Overview
  • Iowa Drivers License / Iowa State ID Card
  • F/J SEVIS Transfer Proceedures
  • Consulting an Attorney (immigration or criminal matters)
  • H-1B Basics
  • Non Resident Tax Obligations

IPOP: Regulations 101

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