ISP News & Notes

March 22, 2016 - The Tax Edition

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Tax Time! - Know what forms you are required to submit.

All F-1 students are required to submit US Tax Form 8843 each year. The form is located online here and is due April 18. Learn more and see instructions on the ISP web page here.

If you earned income in 2015 while working in the US, you must file federal and state tax forms no later than April 18. Learn more.

Questions? Contact ISP at to schedule an appointment.

Get your redesigned Form I-20

The Student and Exchange Visitor Program released a redesign of the Form I-20 in June 2015. If your current I-20 was printed prior to June 2015, then you must obtain a new version of your Emory I-20 by July 1, 2016.

Request your updated I-20 by coming to the ISP office during regular office hours Monday thru Friday, 9 am - 4:30 pm. We recommend you email to notify us of the day and time you will be coming so that we can prepare your I-20 in advance. Call us at 770-784-8500.

Learn more about the redesign of the Form I-20 here.


Graduating F1 Students - SAVE THE DATE - April 26

Save the date for the ISP-hosted Graduating F1 Student Session & Reception on Tuesday, April 26 at 1:30 pm in the Akin Room.

  • Talk with former Oxford iMentors about their experience on the Atlanta campus, and get their tips and advice.

  • Meet Natalie Cruz from the Atlanta Office of International Student Life and representative from the Atlanta Office of International Student & Scholar Services.

  • Participate in your Oxford Alum Pinning with Tammy Camfield from the Oxford College Development and Alumni Relations office.

  • Let Jennifer and Christine get one last hug from you before you graduate!

Graduation Ceremonies

Mark the end of your time at Oxford College by participating in the traditions of graduation. Invite your family to share in these special ceremonies.

  • Fri., May 6 - Baccalaureate
  • Sat., May 7 - Commencement

Learn more about graduation ceremonies and how to register.

Did you travel outside the U.S. during Spring Break?

If YES, upload a copy of your new I-94 to ISSS Link now.


Congratulations, Maria Stetson!

We congratulate our iMentor Maria Stetson for being crowned Ms. Oxford 2016! We are proud of you and your accomplishments here at Oxford and thank you for dedication to your role as an iMentor this year!

What's Coming Up...

ATL Campus Event - Int'l Festival & World Cup Tournament - April 1

Join students on the ATL campus to celebrate the incredible national diversity of the Emory community through food, music, and friendly soccer competition. Enjoy music, dancing, cultural displays, FOOD, giveaways, and soccer! Learn more.

  • Event Date: Friday, April 1, 6-9 PM
  • Location: McDonough Field (rain location: Woodruff PE Center Arena)

Organizers are seeking:

  • Students organizations are invited to host a table to represent your organization, club, or group.
  • Performers
  • Participants for the soccer tournament
Sign up here. Send any questions to or

Pan-Asian Experience Summit - March 26

APEX builds unity and coalition for the Asian American, Asian, Pacific Islander community and those that support them. The Pan-Asian Experience Summit is open to the greater Atlanta area and to everyone at Emory. Learn more and register for the event here.

Emory Global China Connection Annual China Summit - April 9

China Summit provides students with a platform to create and to showcase innovative solutions to China’s contemporary issues, turning them into opportunities for growth. This year the Summit focuses on “ Mobile Payment in China” in case format and asks students to come up with business strategies for American mobile payment companies to enter and survive in Chinese market. Participants will have the opportunity to network with judges from Delta Airlines, InComm Inc’s Payment Strategy development and AONeSolution.

Learn more and register for the event here.