The International Student Services (ISS) Office at warmly welcomes you to Virginia International University. VIU hosts students from over 60 countries across the globe. Like you, all of these individuals had a dream to study in the United States. As a result, many services are offered to our international students to assist in the transition from their home countries to life in the United States. On this website you will find information about U.S. Immigration regulations as they relate to international students. You will also find VIU policies and procedures, as well as additional helpful information for international students.
The ISS Office understands the needs of the university’s diverse student population and serves as a resource to all VIU students. If you are unable to find the answer to any question, please feel free to contact us directly. We look forward to assisting you.
Information for F1 Visa Students
- Bringing a Family Member (Dependent) to the United States
- Extending Your Program
- Maintaining Your F1 Visa Status
- Reinstating Your F1 Visa Status
- Transferring To or From Another University
- Traveling Outside of the United States
Disclaimer: The information and content available on VIU’s International Student Services webpage are not comprehensive and are subject to change at any time according to U.S. regulatory policies. Accuracy of the information contained here cannot be guaranteed for any future date. International students are responsible for maintaining their own visa status.