Welcome to the Office of International Affairs!

 Our Mission

The Office of International Affairs’ (OIA) mission is to enrich and foster the educational and work experience of Texas A&M University-San Antonio’s international community. The OIA serves as a welcoming presence for international students, and international faculty. The role of the OIA is to provide international admissions and immigration support to international students seeking an education at A&M-SA, and to facilitate in the immigration process of foreign faculty hired at A&M-SA. The OIA protects the integrity of the university by upholding institutional policies and compliance with local, state, and federal regulations.

OIA Services

The OIA offers services to both international students and foreign faculty such as:

  • Immigration advising
  • Manage International student health insurance
  • Provide workshops to international students
  • Cultural events/programming
  • We advise on different visa categories, e.g, F-1, J-1, H-1B, TN and filing for permanent residency
  • Facilitate with employment-based permanent residency sponsorship
  • Act as a liaison for institutional departments and government agencies

Did You Know? 

Did you know you can book an appointment with the Office of International Affairs in a variety of ways? Find out the many different ways you can book an appointment with us by watching the video below:


Important Dates

August 19 Classes Begin
September 3 Census Date & Fall 2021 Graduation Application Deadline
October 22 Last day to Drop or Withdraw from a course
November 25-27 Thanksgiving Holiday
December 13-18 Final Exams 
December 21 Fall Commencement
Dec. 24 - Jan. 2 Winter Break