• 2015 Tax Questionnaire

    2015 Tax Questionnaire

    If you held F-1, F-2, J-1 or J-2 status in 2015, you must file at least one tax form with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) by April 18, 2016 - even if you didn't earn any money in the United States. To determine what you need to do and access resources geared to your circumstances, please click here!

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  • New STEM Extension Rule

    New STEM Extension Rule

    The final rule on changes to STEM OPT has been published in the Federal Register. You may find our alerts and updates on the STEM procedures here as we continue to monitor the changes to the new rule.

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  • New Canadian Transit Rule

    New Canadian Transit Rule

    Starting March 15, 2016, visa-exempt foreign nationals who fly to or transit through Canada will need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).

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  • Do You Want to Work in the United States?

    Do You Want to Work in the United States?

    Attend an employment session to learn about working in the United States. All F-1 & J-1 students must receive work authorization prior to working off campus.

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  • Language Exchange Program

    Language Exchange Program

    Practice and improve your foreign language speaking skills!

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Welcome international students and scholars!

International students, faculty, and researchers are an integral part of the Georgetown University community. Georgetown's international character is a point of pride for the university and a major element of its diversity. Over 2,500 individuals from more than 130 countries study, research, and teach at Georgetown. The Office of Global Services provides a wealth of services to this community, including immigration advising and cultural and educational programming.

International students and scholars are invited to contact OGS in the following ways:

Appointments: Appointments are made for specific times with specific advisors. If your discussion involves changing status, extensions, a reduced courseload, or any other complex situation, please make an appointment online.

Walk-in Advising Schedule: Walk-in consultations are for quick 10-15 minute discussions on student issues. Scholars may use this time to request travel signatures. Assistance provided on a first-come-first-served basis with the IS Advisor on duty. New students should use the walk-in advising time for their immigration document review.

Walk-in Schedule During the School Year:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Summer Walk-in Schedule:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

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