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ISSS Insider (News & Updates)

ISSS Insider

Click the date below to see the ISSS Insider that was sent on that date. The ISSS Insider is sent to the emails of all international degree-seeking students every other Friday during the semester.

Other Messages:

International Student Scam Alert sent December 10, 2020
Mental Health Resources for International Students sent November 10, 2021

Spring 2022:
January 14, 2022: 2021 Sprintax Federal Filing information, OPT, and more!
Fall 2021:
August 27, 2021: Coffee hour reminder, intercultural conversation partners, and more.
September 10, 2021: Coffee hours, campus engagement opportunities, and more.
October 7, 2021: IEW photo contest, travel reminders, campus events, and more. 
November 5, 2021: Registration & winter break travel reminders, community engagement opportunities, and more.
November 19, 2021: Sprintax filing information, and more.
December 7, 2021: Fall 2021 commencement information, winter break operations, and holiday events.

Spring 2021

January 22, 2021 - Sprintax information, coffee hour reminder, intercultural conversation partners, and more.
January 13, 2021 - Spring Preview featuring ISSS operational updates, upcoming coffee hours, and scholarship opportunities

Fall 2020

November 20, 2020 - Important reminders for the end of the semester
November 6, 2020 - Travel considerations and reminder to lift IPC hold
October 23, 2020 - International Education Week preview
October 9, 2020 - Lift IPC hold before registration, immigration attorney sessions, upcoming events.
September 25, 2020 - Scam alert, upcoming events, and OPT reminder.
September 11, 2020 - Academic success resources, COVID-19 reminders, and OPT.
August 28, 2020 - IPC Operational Updates, message for Fall 2020 graduates, COVID-19 reporting, and getting involved.
August 17, 2020 - Fall 2020 welcome and announcements

Spring 2020

February 28, 2020 - Spring Break! Novel Coronavirus Resources, CPT and OPT reminder, Workshops, I-Fest and much more. 
February 14, 2020 - New Scholarship Portal, I-Fest Application, Upcoming Event and much more. 
January 31, 2020 - OPT Application, Sprintax information, Grad School preparation, Workshops, Upcoming Events and much more. 
January 17, 2020 - Sprintax information, OPT and CPT reminders, immigration attorney sessions, workshops, and much more.

Fall 2019

August 23, 2019: Important Dates and reminder for students about Enrollment, Part time job fair, CPT and much more.
September 6, 2019: Details about IPC hold, Fall 2019 graduates start applying for OPT and much more.
September 20, 2019: How to apply for OPT(OPT Webinar and Presentation), Fall Career Fair and much more.
October 4, 2019: How to Remove Registration Hold, How to Apply for OPT, How to Apply for CPT and much more.
October 18, 2019: International Photo Contest, Options after Graduation/OPT, How to apply for OPT and much more.
November 1, 2019: International Education week timeline and upcoming events, N.C Real ID, Beware of Scams and Frauds and much more.
November 15, 2019: International Education Week special edition
December 12, 2019: End of semester special edition (travel signatures and holiday hours)