Immigration Programs & Social Events

Marymount University and the International Student & Scholar Services Office (ISSS) are committed to a student-centered learning community that values diversity. ISSS strives to further global awareness through a wide variety of intercultural and educational programs for the University community, these programs give an opportunity for students to share their rich cultures and be engaged in the University community.

Spring 2021 Immigration programs & social events


Session 1:
Online via zoom- January 14, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Session 2:
Online via zoom – January 15, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
Description: Students are required to attend this event, sign up for one of the small group sessions. In this session we will address many topics including immigration, legal responsibilities, employment, the U.S. educational system, academic planning, banking,  cultural transition issue and campus life. You will also have plenty of time to meet other international students.
Sponsors: International Student & Scholar Services

ISSS Open House and Immigration Check-in

Date: January 20
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: online via zoom
Description: Students are strongly encouraged to attend this event. New students can take advantage of the event to complete their immigration check-in. Also, it is a great opportunity to meet other students and understand what services the ISSS office offers to students and how they can use our resources.
Sponsors: International Student & Scholar Services

Lunch and Chat
Dates: 1/28, 2/11,  2/25, 3/11, 3/25, 4/08, 4/22

Time: 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Location: zoom meeting
Description: Join this support group and talk about topics that concern us as international students.   It’s a safe, supportive, and non-judgmental atmosphere.
We are sorry, but this semester no food will be offered because of the COVID-19 pandemic. We encourage you to join with your own lunch.
Sponsor: International Student & Scholar Services and Student Health Center


OPT/CPT Workshops

Session 1: 
Virtual Webinars (via Zoom) – February 8, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Session 2: 
Virtual Webinars (via Zoom) – February 24, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Session 3: 
Virtual Webinars (via Zoom) – March 29, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Internships and CPT for International Students 
Virtual Webinars (via Zoom) –  March 24,  12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Description: F-1 visa holding students must attend a workshop so they can learn about internships and employment opportunities after graduation. International student advisors will go over the application requirements and deadlines.
Please sign up here for a session
Sponsor: International Student & Scholar Services

OPT and Work VISA Lawyer Presentation

Date: April 15
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: online via zoom
Description: Students are strongly encouraged to attend this event. F-1 Students have the opportunity to talk to an immigration lawyer and ask questions about employment in the US. 
Sponsors: International Student & Scholar Services

Coffee Hour for Sponsored Students

Date: March 3rd
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Location: online via zoom
Description: Sponsored students are strongly encouraged to attend this event. Ms. Andrea Shek will answer questions related to SACM Letters, Certifications, Transcripts and more. 
Sponsors: International Student & Scholar Services

Travel Signatures

In order to follow COVID-19 guidelines of social distancing
We are processing contactless I-20 travel signature request by reprinting an updated I-20 so students don’t need to come to the office.
Please make your I-20 travel signature request here.

Contact ISSS at or 703-526-6922