Presentation on theme: "Indiana University Office of International Services Sponsored Student Services."— Presentation transcript:
Indiana University Office of International Services Sponsored Student Services
Who are Sponsored Students? International students who are funded by: Home government Home university The U.S. government (such as Fulbright) A U.S. or foreign company A private organization
Your Advisor in OIS: Mr. Daniel Whitmer What I do: Serve as your advisor for all J-1 and F-1 issues Act as a liaison with your sponsor o I am your sponsors contact at IU for any problem or issue they might have. Help you or your sponsor with special requests Coordinate sponsored student admissions I am willing to help you with a variety of issues, so please contact me any time! Review Sponsored Student Services:
How to Get Help Daniel: Call me direct: (this is my direct line!) Make an appointment to see me – please first Visit me at OIS in the Poplars building, 2 nd floor.Poplars building If I am not available or traveling: o Our entire staff in OIS is available to help you. o Visit OIS front desk o Call OIS: o Lots of information online:
Issues to Think About Health Insurance o Does your sponsor provide this for you? If yes, you need to do the waiver on i-Start. o If you are using the IU health insurance, renew it each semester! TRANSCRIPTS o Your sponsor requires it! o I can issue your official transcript – please complete the e-form on i-Start o You can order your own transcript from the Office of the Registrar, but they cost $10 each. Through me it is free!
Issues to Think About Office of the Bursar and Your School Bill: o If your school bill goes to your sponsor directly: be sure to file your Financial Document with the Bursar each year – or to Daniel. o Monitor all s from the Office of the Bursar and take care of any issues quickly. Do you have any holds on your account? Check OneStart o You may have incomplete requirements: Turn in official transcripts from previous schools Immunizations If you are not sure about your hold, Daniel for help