Welcome to the Office of International Affairs!

International Affairs 

Our Mission

Our Mission is to enrich and foster the educational and work experience of Texas A&M University-San Antonio’ international community. We assist in facilitating a smooth transition to our university and your stay in the U.S., while ensuring to protect the integrity of the institution and comply with local, state and federal regulations. The Office of International Affairs provides international admission assistance; in addition to consistent up-to-date immigration information that will successfully benefit non-U.S. citizens, students, faculty and staff seeking to enter the U.S. to receive an education or work at our institution.

OIA Services:

  • F-1, J-1students and J-1 Scholars Immigration Advising
  • H1B Immigration Advising
  • Cultural adjustments and campus resources
  • Community and campus outreach events and activities
  • A liaison between TAMUSA offices and all non U.S Citizens.
  • Faculty and staff Support


DACA Presentation January 30 - 3p.m. - Vista Room 

The Office of International Affairs supports our DREAMERS and DACA students on their pathway to success. As our government representatives strive for a viable resolution for the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, the OIA sends a unified message of support and inclusion to our students. Your Jaguar family is here for you as you traverse this stressful time, please know that our campus resources are here to support you.

Available Campus Resources

Resources and support services for students, faculty and staff
For counseling services, students can contact the Office of Student Counseling and Wellness at StuCounseling@tamusa.edu or 210-784-1331. Students can also contact the Office of International Affairs at internationalaffairs@tamusa.edu or 210-784-1308. The contact list for student support services is another valuable resource for students. Additional external resources can be accessed on the web.

Support for Faculty and Staff
For counseling services, faculty and staff can contact Deer Oaks, our Employee Assistance Program, at eap@deeroaks.com or 866-EAP-2400.

Off-Campus Resources

External Resources 

Important information about DACA requests: USCIS is not accepting requests from individuals who have never before been granted deferred action under DACA. Please read Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals: Response to January 2018 Preliminary Injunction before filing a request.