University of Lynchburg’s International Student Services offers support and services to our continuously growing international community. We are dedicated to offering accurate and helpful assistance to requests concerning visa information, immigration issues, and transition matters relevant to the student experience.
The mission of ISS supports the University of Lynchburg mission to “develop students with strong character and balanced perspectives and to prepare them for engagement in a global society” by providing high quality services and support to international undergraduate, graduate, and exchange students in pursuit of their academic, professional, and personal goals.
- Advising regarding U.S. immigration regulations and facilitating compliance with these regulations
- Conducting special international student orientation sessions that assist international students with their integration into and transition to the academic, cultural, and social life at University of Lynchburg
- Serving as the primary campus liaison to U.S government agencies (Department of Homeland Security, Department of State, Student and Exchange Visitor Program) in issues relevant to F1 and J1 students to ensure access to updated and accurate immigration information
- Providing opportunities for cross-cultural experiences through student and campus community programming