OISVS

Office of International Students
and Visiting Scholars

The Office of International Students and Visiting Scholars is committed to supporting Abilene Christian University’s international student and scholar population as valuable members of our community.  Here, you’ll find important information about visas, travel, work and ways to be involved.

The Office of International Students and Visiting Scholars is committed to supporting Abilene Christian University’s international student and scholar population as valuable members of our community.  Here, you’ll find important information about visas, travel, work and ways to be involved.

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Immigration Information

Maintaining your immigration status (F-1 or J-1) is extremely important and failing to do so could jeopardize the amazing opportunities here at ACU.  Please familiarize yourself with what is required, not only by the United States government, but also by ACU.

Incoming International Students

We want you to be set for success from your first day as a member of the Wildcat family. Look here for information regarding arrivals, getting settled in the U.S., making your way to campus and more.

Current International Students

Whether you are brand new to the United States, have been here a while, or want to get involved with the international community at ACU, find what you need to know. Find information on working and transportations to ways you can have fun learning about the many cultures represented on our campus.

Visiting Scholars

We look forward to welcoming our fellow scholars and professors from abroad to campus. We are prepared to partner with you and your ACU colleagues in making certain that all arrangements are made for a wonderful experience. Thank you for sharing your time and expertise with our ACU community. Contact our OISVS office for more information.

ACU Departments & Faculty

OISVS is able to to help ACU campus partners prepare for incoming international students and visiting scholars by understanding U.S. regulations and university expectations while offering the full ACU experience.

IMPORTANT

OISVS provides immigration advising and application assistance related to F-1 and J-1 students and scholars. Please contact an immigration attorney for advice or information regarding other non-immigrant categories.

You are responsible for understanding and following the immigration information given to you by ACU and the Department of Homeland Security. Advice for each individual depends on your particular situation. The best way to receive accurate information is to speak with an ACU advisor about your situation.

U.S. immigration regulations are subject to change at any time. The immigration information on this website is general and intended for current and prospective students and scholars of Abilene Christian University. It should not be taken as legal advice. Please contact an immigration attorney if legal advice is needed.