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About OISS&SA

The Houston Community College Office of International Student Services & Study Abroad (OISS&SA) provides information and programs to F-1 international students about the campuses and community and provides support and assistance concerning F-1 visas and related F-1 immigration issues.

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Our Mission

The Office of International Students Services & Study Abroad (OISS&SA) will provide exemplary services for international students that include enrollment, registration, orientation, counseling, aid with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) rules and regulations, and other social integration needs. OISS&SA is committed to assisting international students and other non-immigrants as it relates to their student and immigrant status at HCC. OISS&SA is a reliable, knowledgeable and professional resource for international students engaged in learning and skill development.

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Student deadlines

New student deadlines

The OISS&SA must receive your application on or before:

  • Fall Semester: July 1
  • Spring Semester: November 18
  • Summer Semester: April 1

Transfer student deadlines

The OISS&SA must receive your application on or before:

  • Fall Semester: July 15
  • Spring Semester: December 6
  • Summer Semester: May 1

**Note: the OISS&SA will only accept complete transfer packets - all documents must be submitted together.

 

Disclaimer

The information on the Houston Community College (HCC) Office of International Student Services (OISS) website is intended only for current and prospective international students, faculty, and staff affiliated with HCC.  All matters relating to the immigration status of the student is the student’s responsibility, not the responsibility of HCC.  If a student has an immigration issue that requires legal advice, the student is encouraged to seek professional services from a qualified immigration attorney. Any information on OISS’s website is subject to change at any time and without notice and may not apply to individuals outside HCC. Nothing contained herein should be constructed as giving legal advice as contemplated under any statute, regulation, or other law.

News

Ebola Outbreak and Risks to Travelers

Oct 1, 2014

HCC and Office of International Students Services reminds students traveling of a potential health concern.

Events

23 Feb
Southeast College
Southeast Campus Room 219 and Lobby
HCC International Student Advisor/ DSO on campus at Southeast

The International Student Advisor/ Designated School Official reports to the campus once a month to assist with international student inquiries.

Events

23 Apr
District
District Auditorium
Culture Bumps: The Key to Diverse Communication

HCC students, faculty and staff are invited to this training session on international multicultural understanding and communication.

Events

24 Feb
Coleman College
Coleman College Room 103
HCC International Student Advisor/ DSO on campus at Coleman

The International Student Advisor/ Designated School Official reports to the campus once a month to assist with international student inquiries.

Events

16 Feb
Central College
Central Campus Room 101 and Lobby
HCC OISS&SA representative at Central

The International Student Advisor/ Designated School Official reports to the campus once a month to assist with international student inquiries.

Events

17 Feb
Northeast College
Northline Room 406.7 and Lobby
HCC International Student Advisor/ DSO on campus at Northline

The International Student Advisor/ Designated School Official reports to the campus once a month to assist with international student inquiries.

Events

18 Feb
Southwest College
Stafford Campus Room 138 and Lobby
HCC OISS&SA representative at Stafford

The International Student Advisor/ Designated School Official reports to the campus once a month to assist with international student inquiries.