Announcements

11 10, 2019

ISSS Closed from 11:30am on October 17

10/11/2019|

ISSS will close at 11:30am on Thursday, October 17th for a full-staff retreat. Afternoon walk-in hours for that day are cancelled. Document pick-up and drop-off will not be available after 11:30am. Thank you for your flexibility and understanding.

5 09, 2019

Hurricane Preparedness

09/05/2019|

As we continue to monitor the path of Hurricane Dorian and the impact it may have on our area, it is important to be prepared. The path of hurricanes can be unpredictable, so it is hard to definitively say how the Chapel Hill area will be affected at this point. However, it is always […]

29 08, 2019

ISSS Closed for Labor Day, Monday Sept. 2nd

08/29/2019|

International Student and Scholar Services will be closed on Monday, September 2nd for the University Holiday. We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, September 3rd at 9am. Please plan accordingly. Learn more about the American Labor Day holiday on the U.S. Department of Labor’s website and the History Channel’s website.

2 08, 2019

Student Walk-in Hours CANCELLED 8/13-8/21

08/02/2019|

Student Walk-in hours are cancelled from Tuesday, August 13th through Wednesday, August 21st as we prepare for new, incoming student arrivals. Scholar walk-ins are still as regularly scheduled. Please plan accordingly, and thank you for your understanding!

16 07, 2019

2-4pm Walk-in Hours Closed Tues. 7/16

07/16/2019|

Afternoon walk-in hours (2:00pm – 4:00pm) will be closed today, Tuesday July 16th. Morning walk-in hours (10:00am – 12:00pm) will proceed as usual. Thank you for your understanding.

3 07, 2019

ISSS closed on Thursday, July 4th

07/03/2019|

ISSS will be closed for the University Holiday on Thursday, July 4th. We will reopen for regular business hours at 9am on Friday, July 5th.
If you are interested in local opportunities to celebrate Independence Day in the Chapel Hill area, please use some of the links below:
Town of Chapel Hill 4th of July Celebration
Carrboro 4th of […]

6 06, 2019

Carolina Global Photography Competition is now open

06/06/2019|

The submission period has opened for the 20th annual Carolina Global Photography Competition. This amateur competition is open to all students, faculty, alumni and staff of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and it showcases Carolina’s global activity, educational opportunities, research and service work. The competition closes September 15, 2019.
Each photographer may submit up […]

31 05, 2019

SEVIS fee increase effective June 24, 2019

05/31/2019|

On May 23, 2019, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published a final rule to adjust fees charged by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) to international students, exchange visitors and SEVP-certified schools.

The new I-901 SEVIS Fee amounts are as follows:

F-1 students: $350.00
J-1 Exchange Visitors: $220.00

This change will become effective […]

22 05, 2019

Walk-in Hours Cancelled from 2-3pm on 5/23/2019

05/22/2019|

Due to predetermined meetings of the advising teams, walk-in hours will be cancelled on Thursday, May 23rd from 2-3pm. Walk-in hours will continue as scheduled from 10am-12pm and from 3-4pm. Please plan accordingly and thank you for your understanding.

6 03, 2019

Fraud Alert: Scam Using DHS Phone Numbers to Gather Personal Information

03/06/2019|

Fraud Alert: DHS Telephone Numbers Used in Scam to Obtain Personally Identifiable Information and Extort Money from Victims

See official announcement here.

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) is issuing this fraud alert to warn citizens of reports that DHS telephone numbers have been used recently as part of a telephone […]