The Office for International Students and Scholars enhances and supports the educational, cultural and social dimension of international education at Smith College. We promote a diverse learning environment, support essential services and programs and assist international students in meeting their educational and career goals.
|CPT Q&A Session||
Tuesday, April 11
|OPT Info Session||
Wednesday, April 12
Open Office Hours
Have a Question? Need something signed? Want to know more about something? Please email email@example.com with your question or to make an appointment.
ISSO open office hours are held every Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 2:30-4pm.
PARTICIPATE IN A SCHOOL OF SOCIAL WORK STUDY
Mun Ying Kennis Cheng, a student at the Smith School of Social Work, is seeking international students to participate in a study on the level of the relationship between religion/spirituality and acculturative stress among internationla students in the United States. This study has been approved by the Instututional Review Board, and is open to any international student on a J-1 or F-1 visa who is over 18 years of age, and is currently enrolled in a college/university in Western Massachusetts.
Please click here to access the survey. For questions or to inquire about the results of the study, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
**Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey has announced a new hotline to report incidents of bias-motivated threats, harassment, and violence. If you experience or hear of anything of this nature on campus or off, please report here:
Want to help someone learn your native language? The Five College Center for the Study of World Languages hires native speakers of less-commonly-studied langauges to be conversation partners with the Five College Mentored and Supervised Language Programs. This is paid work (2-4 hours per week). It counts as on-campus employment for Smith international students, but does not count toward campus work-study earnings limits. No experience is necessary, they train you! Visit https://www.fivecolleges.edu/fclang/jobs for more information and application instructions. Contact email@example.com or call 413-542-5264 with questions. Interviewing now for Spring 2017 positions and for the 2017-2018 academic year.
NEW OPT FEE INCREASES APPROVED!
Starting on December 23, 2016, OPT will cost $410, rather than $380. Seniors, please plan accordingly! J-grads, even more reason to apply before you graduate!
Visit the isso library!
Read a book, take a book, and leave a book at the new ISSO library at the Lewis Global Studies Center! We have a variety of books from different genres and subject matter for you to use and take. Donating books in return is also encouraged! Browse our selection by clicking below:
Currently using OPT?
Make sure you update the ISSO of any changes in your address and employment!