Our global diversity is our strength.

At St. Edward’s, international students invigorate our learning and enrich our community. The many traditions, perspectives and experiences they bring to the hilltop strengthen our understanding of world cultures and events.

Student in "You Are Welcome Here" VideoThe International Student Services (ISS) office supports and advocates for international students on campus. We advise on F/J visas, immigration regulations, life in the U.S., work authorization, and more. ISS also sponsors activities and programs that foster intercultural sharing and learning. Explore the following resources for international students:

New International Students

Have you recently been admitted to St. Edward’s? If so, take a look at our overview for new international students on how to secure your immigration status and pursue education as an international student in the U.S. You’ll find specific information about visas, immigration and pre-arrival planning.

Exchange Students

Exchange students who will be studying at St. Edward's Univesrity for a semester or year can find more information about the application process and J-1 visa permissions.

Current International Students

If you are currently enrolled at St. Edward’s as a F-1 Student or J-1 Exchange Visitor, please review our information on maintaining your immigration status, including work authorization and important travel guidance.

Forms for International Students

We’ve gathered all necessary forms for international students (as well as our informational handouts) in one convenient place. Download the ones you need.

Upcoming International Student Services Events

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Disclaimer: The ISS staff will provide regulatory and practice information related to F and J status, as it stands at the time of the consult. Due to the fluid nature of governmental interpretation, individuals must understand that government agencies may change their interpretation of established immigration laws/regulations and eligibility requirements for benefits at any time. Regulatory content is designed for SEU students, and is not intended to constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for legal counsel. It is the student’s responsibility to maintain legal status in the U.S. at all times and to comply fully with university policies and procedures.