University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota


Current Students

Current sponsored students are encouraged to communicate regularly with sponsored student staff. You can make an appointment or visit the office during walk-in hours.

Sponsored student walk-in hours.
Walk-in hours for sponsored students are held Mondays and Thursdays from 1:30-4:00pm. Appointments can be made by calling 612-626-7100.

See more information about the ISSS office.

Important reminders for sponsored students:

  • Students that receive immigration documents from entities other than the University of Minnesota (for example, Fulbright participants…) and who intend to work during their stay at the University, must confirm with their sponsoring organization’s regulations for working while in the US.
    See information about CPT & OPT
  • Sponsored students that wish to apply for a “reduced credit load” must obtain permission from their sponsor, academic advisor and sponsored student staff.
    Seel information about full course of study requirements for F-1 and J-1 Students.