Scam alert: Tokio Marine HCC Job Scam

May 7, 2024

A graduating international student reported the following fake job offer scam-- The student approached and interviewed by a person who represented himself from the Tokio Marine HCC recruiting team. After the interview, the student was offered a job and sent an appointment letter to sign. After a discussion with the...

ISSS summer advising hours (2024)

April 30, 2024

ISSS summer advising hours begin May 13, 2024, and go through August 9, 2024. All advising times listed below are in the Mountain Time Zone . Any future changes to advising hours will be announced on our website . ISSS is closed for all university holidays . ISSS is providing...

Nonresident international employees and students have access to free tax preparation software

Jan. 30, 2024

As the new year begins, CU faculty, staff and students will begin receiving critical documents needed to file their annual income tax returns. For certain international employees and students, this means receiving Forms W-2 and/or 1042-S from CU over the month of January. Form W-2 is issued to any employee...

Free undergraduate academic culture and English language tutoring

Jan. 19, 2024

Is it challenging for you to speak up in class or finish writing your papers? Do you feel nervous about talking to your professors during office hours? Are you not sure what is appropriate to say around your classmates? If you’re an undergraduate who speaks English as an additional language,...

ISSS advising services

Dec. 13, 2023

ISSS provides scheduled, remote advising appointments and in-person, walk-in advising. ISSS Advising Hours All advising times are in the Mountain Time Zone . ISSS is closed for all university holidays . In the event of a non-holiday closure or temporary change in advising hours, information will be posted on the...

Protect Yourself from Scams - Fall 2023 Edition

Oct. 23, 2023

Several students have reported receiving emails regarding on-campus employment that are scams. To determine if an offer is a scam, look out for typos or errors in the messaging or an offer that is ‘too good to be true’. If you are looking for on campus employment, on-campus positions are...

ISSS emergency financial grant for 2023-2024 academic year: Open until April 16, 2024

Sept. 18, 2023

Every fall and spring semester, ISSS awards limited emergency grant funds for qualifying continuing undergraduate and graduate students in F-1 and J-1 student status with unexpected financial emergencies. Grant amounts vary according to available funds and demonstrated need. With a limited amount of funds, not all applicants will receive a grant. Additional funding...

Scam Alert: Employment-Related Phishing Emails and Scams

Aug. 24, 2023

The University of Colorado Boulder is often the target of attempts to gain personal information through malicious emails, also known as phishing. Recently, ISSS has noticed an increasing number of employment-related phishing emails being sent to our international students. Additionally, these emails appear to be sent from colorado.edu email addresses...

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U.S. Census Bureau: American Community Survey (ACS)

May 2, 2023

Students have reported receiving notification by mail and email from the Census Bureau (part of the U.S. Department of Commerce) indicating a response to the American Community Survey is required by law. This is NOT a scam. Every person receiving the survey is required by law to complete it, and...

Scam Alert: USCIS AR-11 Phone Calls

April 24, 2023

Several students have reported receiving scam a phone call from a number that is listed as USCIS (the caller information displayed is spoofed ). On the phone the students are being told they must complete the Form AR-11 (Change of Address with USCIS) and eventually the scammers will threaten deportation...

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