News & Updates

Possible Changes to the STEM OPT and H-1B Cap-Gap Extensions

A legal challenge to STEM OPT and H-1B Cap-Gap extensions may bring changes.

January 23, 2016 UPDATE:


Tax Information

Tax Season is Coming!

Glacier Tax Prep access will be available March 15, 2016.

ISS advises you to wait until March 15, 2016, to submit your tax return.

Information Sessions

Final Year Information Session

Thursday, February 18, 2:30-4:00pm

Graduating soon? Is this your final year?

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