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Undergraduate Bulletin 2007-2008
Bulletin Homepage |General Information | International Student Services (ISS)

International Student Services (ISS)

Margaret Reich, Director

Anne Heavener, Adviser

The Office of International Student Services (ISS) provides a broad range of advising and referral services to approximately 1100 international students from nearly 100 countries. One of the first contacts that undergraduate students have with the University at Albany is receiving pre-arrival materials from ISS and participating in its thorough orientation program.

ISS, in Science Library G-40, is the primary contact office for assistance regarding such issues as:

 - Non-immigrant status
 - Federal and State regulations
 - Visa programs
 - E-mail, web, listserv connection
 - Workshops on special topics
 - Health insurance and health care
 - Host Family opportunities
 - Social activities and trips
 - Improving English proficiency
 - Personal finances
 - Income tax preparation
 - Access to other agencies supporting
    international studies

For further information, contact ISS by phone at 518-442-5495 or by e-mail at: (Web: