International Student and Scholar Office

The International Student & Scholar Office assists students and scholars in obtaining and maintaining the F-1 International Student, and the J-1 Exchange Visitor visa type and immigration status for the purpose of pursuing a degree or certificate program; to teach; conduct research or engage in educational and cultural initiatives. The Certificate of Eligibility Forms (I-20 for F-1 students; DS 2019 for exchange students and scholars) are provided upon completion of all admission requirements, and verification of F or J program eligibility. ISSO Contact Information: Shuster Hall 210; Lehman web site:, email:; telephone 718-960-7274.