Home Welcome to the ISSO About Services Updates & Resources 2021-2022 FAQs These frequently asked questions are for current and incoming students and scholars. We review this information regularly and update as needed. Current Students FAQs Admitted Students (Pre-Arrival) FAQs Scholars / Employees FAQs I want to paste icon Apply for an I-20 address-card icon Apply for a Student Visa users icon Apply for Employment Authorization (CPT/OPT/AT) credit-card icon Apply for a Social Security Number listl icon Maintain Student Status pencil icon Obtain a Travel Signature or I-20/DS-2019 Reprint paper-plane icon Visa and Travel Information dollar icon Tax Forms and Returns Contact Us We are here to help! Click on the office that serves you to find hours, location, and contact information. ISSO Morningside -- Admitted Student Services (Pre-Arrival) Serving schools located on the Morningside Campus. ISSO Morningside -- Student Services Serving schools located on the Morningside Campus. ISSO Morningside and Manhattanville -- Faculty & Scholar Services For schools located on Morningside & Manhattanville Campuses. ISSO-CUIMC -- Student and Scholar Services Serving schools located on the Irving Medical Center Campus (CUIMC). Events Click for ISSO Sponsored Events Click for All Events (Both ISSO Sponsored and External) Click each tab to see events. NEWS December 03, 2021A Tragic Loss in Our CommunityNovember 29, 2021Presidential Proclamation Restricts Travel from Southern Africa to the U.S.November 23, 2021Travelers to the U.S. Require Proof of VaccinationOctober 26, 2021Biden Rescinds Current COVID-19 Travel Bans as of November 8thSeptember 16, 2021State Department Summarizes COVID-19 Travel Restrictions and Exceptions More News Video Library Visa Options for International Students After GraduationIntroduction to US Taxes for Nonresidents (2021 Tax Season)Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 Fall 2021 Graduates More Video Search Your question might already be answered on our website. Search Now Follow Us instagram icon Instagram facebook-square icon Facebook twitter-square icon Twitter youtube-play icon YouTube International Student/Scholar/Alumni Spotlights Read stories about our amazing international community! Shriya Mangla, Graduate Student at Industrial Engineering (IEOR) Mercy Orengo, Graduate Student at School of Journalism Mercy Orengo, Graduate Student at School of Journalism This could be you! Submit today! Browse Services by Audience Students Scholars (Professors and Researchers) Department Administrators Dependents (Spouses and Children) WHAT'S ON THIS SITE map-marker icon Getting Started suitcase icon Employment plane icon Visas and Travel check-square icon Maintaining Your Status file icon Tax Information group icon For Departments Columbia by the Numbers To see detailed statistics, visit our Statistics page. We have more than 17,000 international students and scholars. 145 countries are represented.