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International Student Resources

OISSS office website

  • Make sure to keep in touch with the OISSS office and give them any updates/ changes to your status  
  • Try to read through the requirements for your visa type to ensure that you are always up to date with the most current visa requirements.  
  • Remember to get your 1-20 signed once a year whether or not you have plans to travel. It is also always a good idea to keep your visa stamp current, that way you do not have to worry about waiting 5 business days when you do need to travel.    
  • Always request your  Enrollment Letter  at least one month before you need it.  
  • Use Concurrent Enrollment to bring down the cost of your basic ( math, English, Science, History and Political science) courses. Language courses are better at UH.  
  • Take classes as you are able, if you find yourself in your final semester you can just fill out the  reduced course load request form  
  • Not all $1000 scholarships give you automatic in state tuition, so please find out about the