International Students and Scholars

International Students and Scholars Services (ISS) provides immigration advising and support for international students and visiting international researchers and professors. 

For international students who are attending CSULB on a short-term exchange program, please see Exchange Students or Study Abroad @TheBeach for information and resources related to your specific programs.

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New International Students
Find information about obtaining F-1 visa documents, arrival requirements, and the new student orientation program.

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Current International Students
Learn about F-1 rules for maintaining status, employment authorization, and getting document signatures for travel.

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Visiting International Researchers and Professors
Learn about J-1 requirements for visiting CSULB to conduct research or teach.

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Tenure-Track Faculty Employment Visas
Get information on employment-based visas for international faculty who have been offered a tenure/tenure-track position at CSULB.