Advisors and Counselors

This page is intended to provide information, including resources and forms, to professional staff at the University. Please refer to this page for the most up-to-date materials from the ISSS office. If you are working with an international student who has questions which may impact their immigration status, please do not hesitate to refer them to ISSS for advisement, or to contact our office for guidance.

If you are looking for a resource not listed below, please call the ISSS office at 518-591-8172 or email ISSS@albany.edu.

Academic Information

This page provides information about F-1 and J-1 students and academic matters, including full-time registration, online courses, authorized reduced course loads, dropping courses, concurrent enrollment at other institutions, and program extensions

Employment Information

This page provides information about F-1  and J-1 students and employment matters, including on-campus employment, social security numbers, a sample offer letter, CPT, OPT, and Academic Training authorizations.

General Information and Terms

This page provides general terms and information, including information on English Language Proficiency, Grace Periods, Housing, Insurance, Travel, terminology, and sample immigration documents.