ISSO COVID-19 and Fall 2020 Hub

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find answers to immigration-related questions regarding COVID-19 policies 

Student Webinar Recordings

To view the webinar, click on the image below and login with your email (LionMail or personal email is fine).

News and Announcements

August 14, 2020

Some USCIS Fees to Increase on October 2, 2020

On August 3, 2020 the USCIS announced fee increases which will become effective for petitions/applications postmarked on or after October 2, 2020. Any application, petition, or request postmarked on or after this date must be accompanied with the fees established by this final rule. Read more.


The 3 physical locations of the ISSO are closed in accordance with the university’s COVID-19 policy. We remain operational and will continue to respond to emails, process online applications, mail documents and update website information.

Click on the office that serves you to find contact information.

Riverside Location
ISSO Morningside -- Student Services

Serving schools located on the Morningside Campus.

ISSO-CUIMC -- Student and Scholar Services

Serving schools located on the Irving Medical Center Campus (CUIMC).