Last updated: June 28, 2021


Fall 2021 Updates: We know there are a lot of questions about Fall 2021. Check out our Fall 2021 Update pages for up-to-date information.

The ISSS office has reopened! We are not offering in-person advising, but our advisors are available for virtual advising and drop-in hours.

Submit your Reduced Course Load request. Remember that ISSS must approve your Reduced Course Load request before you drop any classes.

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Social Security Number (SSN): The Social Security Administration is no longer accepting electronic signatures when F-1/J-1 students apply for an SSN for an on-campus job.

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Register for a Cross-Cultural Discussion Group!

Need a space to relax and have fun? Want to meet people from all over the world?

All UMN students (international and domestic) are invited to sign up to join one of ISSS's Cross-Cultural Discussion Groups. These weekly virtual groups are a great opportunity to discuss a variety of topics that allow you to open up and form connections with other UMN students; all while learning about other cultures.

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