Welcome to the Office of International Education


The Office of International Education (OIE) provides international education services to:

  • New and current ESF international students and their dependents; and
  • Current ESF students interested in studying abroad.
  • New and current ESF research scholars and student interns.

OIE also acts as an emergency point of contact for students conducting research abroad and participating in international programs and for ESF faculty taking students abroad.

For Students:

For Faculty:

For All:

News and Events:

Executive Order Travel Ban

On January 27, 2017 President Trump signed an Executive Order suspending entry into the United States for 90 days for immigrants and non-immigrants (F/J Visa) from seven countries “of particular concern”: Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Syria, Sudan, and Yemen. The impact of this order has been immediate for students, staff, and faculty alike.

For more information on the Executive Order and how it may affect you, please click here.

Travel Advisory

Students, faculty, and staff from any of the seven countries affected by the Executive Order are advised to avoid leaving the U.S. All students, faculty and staff are further advised to suspend travel plans to these countries.

All other students should continue to check in with the Office of International Education prior to traveling as normal. This travel advisory remains in effect despite the recent Temporary Restraining Order. If you find yourself affected by the Executive Order, please make sure to reach out to the Office of International Education (

For more information and updates on changes in immigration policy and how they may affect you, please click here.


International Student & Scholar Advising and Study Abroad Inquiries:
Thomas Carter
Coordinator of International Education
Office of International Education,
110 Bray Hall
Syracuse, NY 13210

Graduate Admissions Inquiries:
The Graduate School,
227 Bray Hall
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 470-6599
(315) 470-6978 (Fax)

Undergraduate Admissions Inquiries:
Mr. Thomas Fletcher,
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
218 Gateway Center
Syracuse, NY 13210
(315) 470-6600
(315) 470-6933 (Fax)


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