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NOTICE: As a result of COVID-19 restrictions, an increase in filings, current postal service volume and other external factors, you may experience a delay of four to six weeks in receiving your receipt notice after properly filing an application or petition with a USCIS lockbox. These delays will not affect the receipt date which is determined pursuant to 8 C.F.R. 103.2(a)(7). Delays may vary among form types and lockbox locations. 

Office of International Student Services  

The Office of International Student Services (ISS) is committed to the service, support, and advocacy of the international student population at FDU by providing orientation, advisement, maintenance of student records, status compliance, and educational programming.
 
ISS supports international student success through the following endeavors:
  • Serve as primary campus liaison between the U.S. government and F/J status holders
  • Provide relevant immigration information and updates to F/J issues to the student and campus community
  • Advise students on immigration regulations as it relates to their academic program of study
  • Promote campus services for international students
  • Engage  in cultural and educational programming

Within the International Student Portal,  you will find information and services to aid you throughout your FDU journey and beyond. Select an icon below to begin!                                                                                                                            

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ISS Staff

MelissaMelissa Mendoza    
Assistant Director/DSO    

MariaMaria Arenas
International Student Advisor/DSO    

Office Hours

Metropolitan Campus
Mondays        9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesdays       9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesdays  9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursdays     9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fridays          9:00 am - 5:00 pm  

Florham Campus
Tuesdays     9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fridays         9:00 am - 5:00 pm   
             

NOTICE: 
We hope that you and your family are safe and managing in these unprecedented times.  Along with an entire nation, we at International Student Service have dramatically adjusted how we live and work in the face of Covid-19.

FDU moved to virtual business operations as a precaution against the spread of Covid-19.  We want to assure you that we are still available and ready to help you.

We are still taking appointments (whether you want to speak on the phone or zoom room), we are also still processing request, with small exceptions* and advising as required.

You can still call us at 201-692-2743 to leave a message for any of      the DSO's or to request an appointment.                                

Both Campuses will be close as follows:
Wednesday, December 23, 2020 thru Friday, January 1, 2021 
All request - either via the ISP or email must be received no later than December 14,2020 by 5pm for processing prior to the office closing for the holidays.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   


 

  CONTACT INFORMATION

Metropolitan Campus
 841 River Road, T-IS1-01
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666
201-692-2743 Voice
201-692-2177 Fax
intlservices@fdu.edu      

Florham Campus                                   
285 Madison Avenue, M-SC0-03
Madison, New Jersey 07940
973-443-8672 Voice
973-443-8932 Fax
m_i_a@fdu.edu

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