The U.S. Embassy in Caracas has suspended routine visa services due to the ordered departure of non-emergency personnel. Please follow the U.S. Embassy in Venezuela’s Twitter feed for the most up-to-date information on visa operations.
The International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office will be closed on Friday, January 4, 2019 for a UNC Global Staff Retreat. The office will reopen on Monday, January 7, 2019 at 9AM.
International Student and Scholar Services will be closed during the University’s winter break from December 22, 2018 through January 1, 2019. ISSS will re-open on Wednesday, January 2, 2019. In case of emergency call UNC Police for assistance: 919-962-8100.
WINTER BREAK SCHEDULES:
Campus Dining Services: https://dining.unc.edu/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2018WinterBreak-2.pdf\
Transportation and parking on campus during the winter break, and holiday schedules for Chapel Hill Transit […]
Due to a water main break in Chapel Hill/Carrboro, the University offices are closed today, Tuesday, November 6th. Please check Alert Carolina for more updates on the status of University operations.
ISSS is pleased to announce Carolina Parents, a group for UNC students and affiliates who have children. Our first meeting will be on Friday, October 12 from 3-5 PM on the fourth floor of the FedEx Global Education Center. This group is a forum for talking about the challenges and opportunities of studying and […]
With the potential impact of Hurricane Florence on the southeast United States, below are reminders for Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP)-certified schools, and F-1 and M-1 nonimmigrant students.
If living off campus, F and M international students and their accompanying dependents (if any) should follow the instructions of state, local and tribal officials, […]
Due to the expected impact of Hurricane Florence, our office and all non-essential UNC-Chapel Hill offices and facilities will be closed from 5 pm Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Sunday, Sept. 16. We hope to re-open at 9:00 am on Monday, September 17th . International student and scholar advisers will check the general ISSS email […]
On May 10, 2018, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) posted a policy memorandum, “Accrual of Unlawful Presence and F, J, and M Nonimmigrants,” changing how the agency will calculate unlawful presence for students and exchange visitors in F, J, and M nonimmigrant status, including F-2, J-2, or M-2 dependents, who fail to maintain […]
Walk-in hours will be cancelled Thursday, August 16- Tuesday, August 21 as we welcome new international students. Walk-in hours will resume on Thursday, August 22 at 10 am.
Beware of fake phone calls from those posing as government agents. There are widespread reports of phone scams by con artists making requests for payment through gift cards and wire transfers. These scammers often threaten deportation if payment is refused. The IRS will never telephone to ask for money. Please review advice on the […]