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Schedule an appointment by filling out the APPOINTMENT REQUEST FORM, e-mailing or calling 210.805.5705.  Be sure to include your full name, your student ID and a phone number we can reach you and available times.  You will then receive an email to your UIW issued email to confirm your appointment time.

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Most immigration related requests you submit to our office will take 4 business days to complete.  We will inform you if there is a longer wait period. Here is a list of common requests we can help you process in our office.  Some of these requests require forms, please see the link to the associated online forms.


No Forms Required


I-20 or DS-2019 Travel Endorsement 

Request 3-4 weeks before travel.


Lost/ Stolen/ Damaged I-20 or DS-2019  

Request immediately

Request Online

Visitor Visa Support Letter -  For students who would like to invite family members to  visit the United States.

OPT Reporting - For students on OPT who would like to update their employment, address or personal information

Forms requiring your Advisor's Signature

Reduced Course Load Form - For students applying to ISSS for permission to take less than a full course load. Transfer OUT Release Form - For students who plan to transfer to another U.S. institution.
  I-20 or DS-2019 Extension - For students who need more time to complete their degree. Online Enrollment Request Form  - For students who would like to enroll in a on-line course
  Concurrent Enrollment Request Form  - For students who would like to enroll in a few courses at another school.  

Employment Forms

 Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Application & CPT Policy - For students who will enroll in an internship course.  Optional Practical Training (OPT) Guidelines - For students who are graduating in the upcoming semester.