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Requests and Handouts

ISS Connect

ISS Connect is your International Student Portal. During your time at Pace, all requests to International Students and Scholars (ISS) will be submitted in ISS Connect.

  • New students receive an Invitation Email to ISS Connect. To access ISS Connect for the first time, you must use the link in that Invitation Email.
  • Continuing students who already have access should log in to ISS Connect with their Pace credentials.
  • OPT holders will use the "I no longer have access to my UID" button to log in with the email and password associated with their ISS Connect. account.

Once logged in, navigate to the Requests tab, and click on the request you would like to submit.

Immigration Requests

  • Letter Request
  • Travel Signature
  • Change of U.S. Address
  • New I-20 Request
  • Reprint DS-2019
  • Request Authorization for Reduced Course Load (RCL)
  • Program Extension
  • SEVIS Transfer Out
  • Leave of Absence (LOA)
  • Resumption of Studies (ROS)
  • Add New Dependent
  • New I-20 for Second Degree Program (same level)

Employment Requests

  • OPT
  • OPT Employer Update
  • STEM OPT Extension
  • STEM OPT Employer Update
  • STEM Report Participation (6-Month Validations)
  • Final Evaluation for Students Ending STEM OPT Training with an Employer
  • Report a Material Change to Current Employer Form I-983
  • Cap Gap Extension Request
  • Academic Training for J-1 Students

F-1 and J-1 Student Forms and Helpful Handouts

Employment Authorization Guidelines for F-1 Students

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Internship Forms and Guidelines for J-1 Students

Post-Completion Academic Training (AT)

Tax Assistance

Legal Resources