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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Global cultures unite for International Fusion

Join the International Student Association (ISA) for International Fusion, which aims to bring the essence of different cultural attributes from all over the world into one single platform.  International Fusion includes traditional performances... Read More



Learn more about CPT at information session

LSU's International Services will host a CPT information session from 2:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, April 25 in 103 Design Building. Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a type of employment authorization issued by International Services (IS) to allow LS... Read More



TEDxLSU 2014

Championed by LSU and Communication across the Curriculum, TEDxLSU 2014 is an independently organized, nonprofit event based on the theme of enactment. Talks will focus on dynamic social, civic and commercial efforts and ideas that inspire positive c... Read More



International Services hosting OPT sessions

LSU's International Services will be hosting three OPT information sessions during the spring 2014 semester.  These sessions will be in 103 Design Building at the following dates and times: Friday, February 28 from 2:30 to 4:00 p.m. Thursday... Read More



Tax help available for students and scholars

On February 25-27 and March 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18 and 19, the LSU Tax Law Club will provide free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) for international students, teachers and researchers (in F, J, M or Q status**) Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: ... Read More



International Student Night at LSU Women’s Basketball

With the 2014 Winter Olympics starting this week, LSU Athletics hopes that you can join them for International Student Night at LSU Women's Basketball and attend the game to celebrate the impact and immense reach of sports across the world! ... Read More