Bienvenido, bienvenue, أهلاً وسهلاً بكم, Willkommen and Welcome!

The International Student Services (ISS) team within GEO provides advising to international students about their immigration status, education in the U.S., employment and financial concerns, and social and personal issues. We also act as a liaison between international students and various departments of the university, agencies of the United States, foreign governments and private organizations. above all else, it is our mission to support and advocate for the international student community at St. Edward's University.

New International Students

Current International Students

Frequently Asked Questions

ISS Forms & Handouts

About ISS: Staff, Services, Contact Info



Contact Info

Basic Immigration Terms

The field of immigration has its own complex vocabulary. For your own benefit, your should amiliarize yourself with the following basic immigration terms and concepts before coming to the U.S.:

  • Form I-20 Certificate of Eligibility
  • Form DS-2019
  • Visa
  • DHS
  • ICE
  • CBP
  • Status
  • I-94
  • DSO
  • ARO
  • EAD