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International Student Services Office (ISSO)

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) supports internationalization at Lynn University by providing comprehensive and specialized services for the international student population. Serving as the principle point of contact for all international students, the ISSO strives to provide timely, accurate and effective advising and assistance while remaining in compliance with U.S. immigration laws and regulations.

 

ISSO Student Access Portal

All the International Student Services Forms are now online! Use the ISSO Student Access Portal  to submit information or request services.  

 

What We Do

Immigration and cultural adjustment advising, issuance of immigration documents, authorizations, and certification letters, guidance with visa and passport renewals and/or replacements, orientation, employment, travel, workshops as well as cultural and social activities!

 

Save The Date! International Student Reception

May 9, 2019 5:00pm

 

Calling all Graduates (December 2018- Summer 2019) we want to celebrate you! Join us for the Annual International Student Reception for graduating students. Family and Friends are welcome to attend. 

Email International Student Services at iss@lynn.edu for more information.

 
 
 Celebration of Nations Week 
 
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Celebration of Nations Festival Parade of Flags
Celebration of Nations Week is designed to showcase Lynn’s diverse community, promote cultural awareness, celebrate diversity and provoke meaningful dialogue. Join us for a week full of cultural demonstrations and events. Each day will offer new and exciting cultural activities and demonstrations. Click here for more details on the week's event and to get involved! 
 
Explore South Florida!
ISS trip to Kennedy Space Center
ISSO trip to Kennedy Space Center Nov 2016
 
Check out the trips we have planned for this semester.  Each month the International Student Services Office offers trips to various locations such as museums, restaurants and tourist attractions.  While your studying at Lynn University take the opportunity to explore what South Florida has to offer. 
 
 
Upcoming Events:
 
Renaissance Festival- Game of Thrones Weekend
Saturday, February 9th
10am-4pm
Tickets: $12 per person
 
Palm Beach Skate Zone
Friday, March 15th
6:30pm-8:30pm
Tickets: $7 per person
 
Kennedy Space Center
Saturday, April 13th
8:00am-5:00pm
Tickets: $10 per person
 
To purchase tickets for any of the events, please go to www.lynn.edu/market and click on the ISSO events.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Information Sessions and Workshops
 
Upcoming Information Sessions 
H-1B Information Session
Tuesday, February 5th 3-4pm at the Library Event Room  
  
Employment Workshops at the ISS office
OPT Workshops                                                                  CPT Workshops 
Monday, January 14th- 3-4pm                                                  Wednesday, February 13th - 3-4 pm
Tuesday, February 5th - 10-11am                                      Tuesday, March 12th - 10-11am
Wednesday, March 6th - 3-4pm                                              Monday, April 15th - 10-11am
Tuesday April 9th - 10-11am
 

Advising Hours/Contact Us

Office Hours/Advising Schedule:
 
WALK-IN ADVISING
Monday through Friday
11am-2pm
 
APPOINTMENTS
Monday through Friday
9:30am-10:30am & 2:00pm-4:00pm
 
FRONT DESK ASSISTANCE
Monday through Friday
9am-5:00pm
 
You must schedule an appointment at the front desk of the ISSO or by sending an email request to iss@lynn.edu.
 
The International Student Services Office is located in the Trinity Residence Hall (North Entrance)
Tel: 561-237-7522   Email: iss@lynn.edu
Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm
 
Director
              
Assistant Director
 
Dora Rosiles, DSO
International Student Advisor
 
Administrative Assistant 
dhendricks@lynn.edu 
 
 
 Join us on social:
 
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You must go to https://i94.cbp.dhs.gov everytime you enter the U.S. and print your most recent electronic I-94. You must carry a copy of your I-94 record with you at all times.

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Once you receive your receipt notice from USCIS, you can use your receipt number to track your application online. If you have submitted an application for OPT, Change of Status or Reinstatement, you can track it online.
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Study in the States Toggle Study in the States

Click here to gain valuable information on how to Study in the U.S.!

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Study in the States offers free government resources that explain the rules and regulations governing the international student process in the United States.

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Below are specific program cost information handouts per degree level and program of study, and are estimated expenses submitted to the U.S. government as estimated cost of living and studying at Lynn University. This is the amount of funding that must be shown before a form I-20 can be issued by the International Student Services Office and to the U.S. Consulate before the F-1 visa can be issued. You can count any scholarships you are awarded toward the total cost listed on the program cost information for your program.

The costs listed on the Program Cost Information handout for your program are estimates and should not be used to determine the actual costs associated with attending Lynn University.

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Employment Forms Toggle Employment Forms

Curricular Practical Training: The CPT request forms are now available on the ISSO Student Access Page for electronic submission. No paper forms will be accepted.

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This form must be completed by the student and employer, and must be uploaded to the CPT Request: Conservatory & Psychology Students E-form on the ISSO Student Access page.

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Read through the first page and follow the instructions on how to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT).

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For your convenience, we've put together a SAMPLE of how a completed OPT application packet should look like with instructions.

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If you plan on traveling outside of the U.S. be sure to read the following information on what documents you will need to return to the U.S. or to renew your F-1 visa.

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Find all the information you need to apply for a Social Security Number

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Find all of the information you need to get a Florida State Driver's License or ID!

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As the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) intensifies its immigration compliance efforts, please make sure that you keep a print out of your most recent I-94 record with you. (See handout with instructions on how to retrieve your I-94 and how to correct your I-94 if it is incorrect).

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See all the dates for the Fall semester employment workshops: Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) and H1B. No individuals sessions will be schedule. Students that cannot attend the in-person workshops for OPT and CPT will need to complete the online Canvas workshop.

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Get your I-20 signed for travel before you leave for the summer vacation! In order to return to the U.S. you must have a travel signature on the 2nd page of your I-20 that is less than 6 months old

Thursday, April 26

10am to 4pm

Trinity Hall Courtyard

 

 

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Check out the trips we have planned for this semester.  Each month the International Student Services Office offers trips to various locations such as museums, restaurants and tourist attractions.  While your studying at Lynn University take the opportunity to explore what South Florida has to offer. 

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Review this handout for the specific full-time registration requirements for your program of study.

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Not sure which tax forms to complete? This is a guide for International Students on an F1 Visa. We advise that you consult a Certified Public Accountant for tax advise if you are not sure which forms--if any--you need to complete.

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All F-1 students and their F-2 dependents must file Form 8843 even if they received NO income during 2017.

Need help completing Form 8843? use the following link to access the online Wizard tool.

https://www.internationalstudent.com/tax/form/

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