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International Students - Immigration & Visas for International Students

International students are required to “maintain status” at all times.  Maintaining status means that you are following the rules and regulations of the Student and Exchange Visitor Program which is a part of the US Department of Homeland Security.  The ISSS staff  can advise you on what the rules and regulations are and how to follow them.  The basic rules for F-1 and J-1 students can be found at the links on this page but there will be times when a student needs more detailed inforation.  Please contact ISSS if you have a question or need help.  

To make an appointment with an advisor call (207) 581-3423.

You can also email questions to   Please do not use this email address to schedule appointments.


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Last Modified On August 9, 2013

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