International Student and Scholar Services

ISSS Updates and Resources

The Office of International Student and Scholar Services continues to provide all services for our students, scholars, and partners across campus. 

ISSS forms are currently unavailable due to a systems outage affecting Binghamton University. Please continue to check this page and the ITS FAQ for updates on this outage.

Advising Hours

ISSS has regular advising hours for immigration and health insurance questions:

  • Monday and Tuesday: 10:00-11:45 am
  • Wednesday and Thursday: 1:30-3:30 pm

Call the ISSS at 607-777-2510 during these times and leave a detailed message, including your full name, B number, and phone number. An advisor will return your call as quickly as possible. 

If you are submitting a request to ISSS that requires a new I-20 or DS-2019, your document(s) will be issued to you electronically or mailed to the address that you provide on the request. 

You can also contact ISSS using the following topic-based email addresses:

Visit our ISSS Frequently Asked Questions page for more details.

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP) has not released guidance for the spring 2021 semester. We are continuing to monitor this situation and will provide updated information as it becomes available. 

Updates to SEVP Guidance for Fall 2020

On Friday, July 24, SEVP issued updated guidance for the fall 2020 semester. You can find detailed information about this guidance on the ISSS FAQ page. That page will continue to be updated to reflect new information and guidance from the U.S. government. 

University Resources

The Academic Calendar for the spring 2021 semester is now available online. Spring classes are scheduled to begin on February 15.

For updated information about other Binghamton University resources, visit the Restarting Binghamton FAQ

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