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 A&M-SA's international students, and international faculty. The OIA is the institutional resource that facilitates and oversees the lawful immigration status of foreign nationals and non-U.S. citizens who seek to enter the U.S. to receive an education, or to work at A&M-SA while protecting the integrity of the institution through compliance with state, local, and federal regulations.

OIA Services

The OIA offers services to both international students and foreign faculty such as:
  • Immigration advising for various non-immigrant visa categories, e.g., F-1, J-1, TN
  • H-1B visa immigration advising
  • Facilitate with employment-based permanent residency sponsorship
  • Manage International student health insurance
  • Provide information, resources, and support for DREAMERs
  • Act as a liaison for institutional departments and government agencies
  • Cultural events/programming

Important Dates:

International Education Week

Nov. 18 International Flag Parade 9:30 a.m. / International Film Series: Dukhtar 4 p.m.
Nov. 19 International Poster Fair 11 a.m. / International Film Series: The Scent of Green Papaya 4 p.m.
Nov. 20 Connect Globally 11 a.m. / International Film Series: Bran 4 p.m.
Nov. 21 Travel Signature Open House

Other Important Dates

Nov. 27-30 Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes
Dec. 9-14 Final Examinations
Dec. 14 End of Fall Semester