International Services (IS) provides immigration advisory services and assistance for the community of non-immigrant students, scholars and employees that the University sponsors. IS is the primary office responsible for the University's compliance with federal Immigration regulations.

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Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
(Excluding University Holidays)

LSU Health Insurance Walk-ins:
   Wednesdays: 2 pm - 4 pm

Students - General Question Walk-ins:
   Tuesdays: 9 am - 11 am
   Fridays: 9 am - 11 am

Students – Status Verification Walk-Ins:
   Mondays and Thursdays: 2 pm – 4 pm
   Tuesdays and Fridays: 9 am – 11 am

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Redesigned I-20 in effect June 29

As a result of new release of the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) database, the I-20 Certificate of Eligibility will have a new look.  Any I-20s produced after the June 26, 2015, release and upgrade will be in the newly d... Read More



Upgrades to SEVIS make systems unaccessible

Due to enhancements being made to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) database, various systems will not be accessible for up to four (4) days beginning at 8 p.m. EST on Friday, June 26, 2015. According to the Student and Exc... Read More



Learn more about CPT at information session

LSU's International Services will host a CPT information session from 2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5 in the International Programs conference room in Hatcher Hall.  Meet in the lobby of Hatcher Hall before the session begins, and International... Read More



International Services hosting OPT sessions

LSU's International Services will be hosting two more OPT information sessions during the spring 2015 semester.  These sessions will be at the following dates and times: Thursday, March 26 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, April 28 from 2:00... Read More



Shopping tour organized for new students

All new international students for the spring 2015 semester are invited to attend a Community Orientation & Shopping Tour, sponsored by the Baton Rouge Early Riser Kiwanis Club. When: 9:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Saturday, August 16. Where: meet for 9... Read More



New students invited to Welcome Party

The International Hospitality Foundation (IHF) invites all new international students who were admitted for the spring 2015 semester to meet members of the Baton Rouge community at its Welcome Party.  Bring your husbands, wives, children and par... Read More