Office of International Programs

The Office of International Programs is your connection to all things international at USM! Whether you want to study abroad, study at USM as an international student, lead a short-term travel course, or host a visiting scholar, the important links you need are right here! Learn more about Office of International Programs.

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Graduation Sashes!

It's time to order your International Graduation Sash for the May 2019 commencement.

Invitation Letters

Are you inviting family members from abroad to attend graduation? Do you need an invitation letter? Please find the instructions here to request one.

Tax Time!

All international students and scholars who were in the U.S. during 2018 must file an annual federal tax return, even if you did not earn any income.

Graduating in May? Applying for OPT?

Are you graduating in May? Let us know ASAP! Planning to apply for Optional Practical Training or want to know more about what it is?

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Immigration Policy Changes

There are a number of recent immigration law & policy changes that will impact our students and scholars. We will continue to provide updates here.

USM's International Travel Policy

Are you a staff or faculty member traveling internationally with students? Please be sure to review USM's official policy on International Travel.