International Students

Where can I get information or help? 

Please contact International Student and Scholar Services in the Center for International Education and Global Studies. The staff there will assist you with your specific concerns and identifying options and solutions. 

Email: isss@albany.edu 

In response to guidance from the Governor and the University, the Center for International Education and Global Strategy is providing all services remotely.  

All advisement, visa and other services will continue to be available during regular business hours (9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday), and students and faculty can access them via email, telephone or other remote technology. 

Please visit our FAQ site for for the most up-to-date information on current procedures and immigration policies. This page covers many topics, including but not limited to: office procedures during remote operations (document requests, advising, etc.); registration and academics, including Fall 2020 information; employment considerations, including for OPT,STEM OPT and CPT; travel, including risks and what to do before traveling; wellbeing and financial considerations, including financial resources for students; and housing/living considerations