Current Students

International Student Portal

Through use of the International Student Portal, students can submit almost any request to be processed regarding their academic and F1 Visa requirements.

Please be aware that all student requests must be made through the international portal; they cannot be emailed to the ISSS office staff. If you have questions prior to making a request in the international portal, or after you have made your request through the international portal, please follow the general guidelines below for who to contact regarding your submitted request.

Gregoria Zamora

Gregoria Zamora, Ed.D.
Old Main Building, Rm 113C

CPT, Concurrent enrollment, online class questions, reduced course loads, reinstatement for current students, transferring out of TWU, termination of F1 record, adding dependents, and travel endorsements.

Valerie Borgfield

Valerie Borgfield
Assistant Director/Denton & Dallas DSO
Old Main Building, Rm 112A

OPT, STEM OPT extension, acceptance process, initial and transfer I-20 requests, pre-arrival information, change of status, change of education level, change of major, program extension requests, Good Neighbor and TPEG scholarship information.

Scholarship information

TWU supports various scholarship opportunities specifically intended for international students. Initial students are eligible for merit-based scholarships for the first year of study. They are not eligible for need-based scholarships.

Explore scholarship opportunities

Events and programs

The International Student and Scholar Services office provides opportunities for international students, studying on an F1 Visa, to interact with each other and other international and domestic students on campus.

Semester workshop series

During the fall and spring semesters, workshops will be offered to all international students to discuss various topics. These topics range from academic culture, to navigating US culture, to mental health, financial wellbeing, and more. Each monthly workshop time and location is posted on the ISSS calendar below. Although the PDSO and DSO will be hosting these workshops, international students are encouraged to reach out to the ISSS office with additional workshop ideas by emailing


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