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Office of International Affairs

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The Office of International Affairs is located in Grossley Hall, Room 115. We encourage all students, faculty and staff to contact our office on international related issues regarding F-1 Students, J-1 Scholars/Students and Study Abroad options.

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As the central office responsible for coordinating the University’s international activity, the Office of International Affairs has the mission of integrating a global perspective into the teaching, research, and service programs of the institution.  A critical part of the mission is to forge mutually beneficial international partnerships with higher education institutions, including a wide-range of public and private sector agencies and organizations.  The Office of International Affairs also coordinates the Exchange Visitors Program to assist Academic Deans’ respective Departmental goals and objectives to build and strengthen niche teaching and research capability in highly specialized areas that are globally significant.  The University has officially invited more than thirty (30) J1 Visa research professors, post-doctoral fellows, research scholars, student non-degree and short-term scholars from more than fifteen (15) countries from our partnering institutions.  At the request of the Academic Deans, the Office of International Affairs facilitates, in part, and coordinates Fulbright Programs and other international activities that strengthen the University’s research infrastructure and intellectual posture. The University has officially invited more than thirty (30) J1 Visa research professors, post-doctoral fellows, research scholars, and short-term scholars from more than fifteen (15) countries from our partnering institutions.  At the request of the Academic Deans, the Office of International Affairs facilitates, in part, and coordinates Fulbright Programs and other international activities that strengthen the University’s research infrastructure and intellectual posture. Under the Office of International Affairs, the Office of International Student Services (OISS) provides assistance to all international students with nonimmigrant status (F1 Visa).  The University enrolls more than 120 international students on F-1 Visas from more than forty countries each academic year.  The OISS is committed to ensuring that international students have a rewarding experience as they pursue their academic and cultural goals at Delaware State University. The OISS offers the following services to international students: ·         Financial, academic, social, and personal matters ·         Advising on immigration rules, regulations, and responsibilities ·         Campus and community activities ·         Cultural concerns ·         Preparation and processing of immigration documents ·         An orientation for new international students ·     Assist faculty, staff, and student organizations to plan and organize international  experiences such as International Education and International Students Association Week ·         Medical insurance information for international students and exchange/study abroad participants The OISS assists students who plan to study abroad with selection and application procedures; coordinates study abroad programs; and works closely with affiliated study abroad and service-learning providers to ensure that students who seek an international experience at the undergraduate and graduate levels are provided with options to meet their financial, academic and professional goals and objectives.  Students who spend time and study in another country will be better prepared for graduate school and gainful employment in the global economy.   F-1 Students J-1 Students/ Scholar Study Abroad Welcome Letter Procedure for Requesting a J-1 Scholar Forms Library Policy Manual Forms Library Pre/Post Departure Survey OISS Calendar     Current Students Fulbright   Prospective Students How to host a Fulbright Scholar   Forms Library      
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Dr.
Fengshan LiuInterim, Assistant Vice President for International Affairs
(302) 857-6421
fliu@desu.edu

Mrs. Candace Alphonso-Moore,
Director, International Student Services & Study Abroad Coordinator
(302) 857-6474
cmoore@desu.edu

Mrs. Latasha Daniels
Secretary/ARO
(302) 857-6421
ldaniels@desu.edu

 

Office Hours: (Mon-Fri – 8:30am -4:30pm)

Fax:  302-857-6567

We will happy to assist you in any way we can!!!

 

Forms Library for F-1 Students

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Current Students                           Reinstatement             Prospective Students                    I-20 Application Packet (Students outside U.S.)                    I-20 Application Packet/Information (Students transferred from other university)