International Student and Scholar Services

International Student and Scholar Services’ (ISSS) mission is to provide a nurturing and supportive living and learning environment for Columbia College Chicago's international student community through advocacy, services, programming, and advising.   

 Traveling Internationally?

        Don't forget to get your travel signature on your I-20 or DS-2019.  Travel signatures are good for 1 year except for students on Post-Completion OPT who require a signature every 6 months.  You can drop-off your documents for signature outside of 407C at 618 S. MIchigan Ave.  

 Have you recently moved?  Don't forget to update your address in Chicago. 

Have you recently moved?   Your mailing address in MyColumbia must reflect your current address in Chicago.  Your student visa requires that you update your address within 10 days of moving.  If you have recently moved, make sure you update your mailing address by following these steps:  

                                   Go to MyColumbia  ➡ Personal Information  ➡ Mailing Address 

Once you have updated your mailing address, International Student & Scholar Services will automatically receive a notification with the new address and will update your address in SEVIS.    If you have any questions or concerns, please contact isss@colum.edu .

Request a Letter

Taxes

FALL 2022 FAQ

International Student Health Insurance

Employment Information for International Students

CPT & OPT: Practical Training Information

J-VISA Information

Temporary Visitor Driver's License

International Student Organization

Buddy Program

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