Welcome to the International Students and Scholars website. Here you will find resources and important events to assist you during your time at Iowa State University.
For information on immigration-related orders and policies made by the Trump Administration click here: Immigration Updates (last updated January 19, 2018)
February 22, 2018 - The Road to H-1B Status
April 16, 2018 - U.S. Permanent Residence: Employment-Based Paths and Processes
More details and registration can be found on the Immigration Presentation page.
You must complete Form I-9 on or before your first day of work. Form I-9 takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. Please bring proof of: (a) identity suitable for international travel, and (b) employment authorization to Room 3241 Memorial Union during our I-9 sessions:
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday:
Tuesday and Thursday:
No appointment is needed, but I-9s are completed on a first-come, first-served basis.
New Scholar Check-in
* If you arrive after the scheduled start time, you will be asked to reschedule for the next available session.