International Student Handbook

Table of Contents

GETTING STARTED

  • Housing
  • Things to do after arriving at UIS
  • Banking

SPRINGFIELD

  • About
  • Weather
  • Transportation
  • Shopping
  • Religious Organizations
  • Things To Do

CAMPUS INFORMATION

  • Paying Tuition/University Bills
  • Health Care Services
  • Health Insurance
  • Bookstore
  • Recreational Sports
  • Student Life
  • Campus Police

OFFICE INFORMATION

  • International Student Services
  • Hours
  • Maintaining F1-VISA Status
  • Making an Appointment

EMPLOYMENT

  • Authorized Employment
  • Student Employment
  • Graduate Assistant (GA)
  • Graduate Public Service Internship (GPSI)
  • Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
  • Optional Practical Training (OPT)
  • Career Development Center
  • How to Obtain a Social Security Number
  • Taxes

EducationUSA logoCULTURAL ISSUES

  • Culture Shock
  • Etiquette
  • Holidays in the U.S

Hands supporting globeACADEMIC SUCCESS

  • Grading
  • Academic Integrity

APPENDIX

  • Conversion Tables
  • Information and Forms