Meisler Hall

Office of Immigration

A Message from the Office of Immigration Regarding COVID-19

We know that many members of our international community are from countries affected by the coronavirus and you are concerned about your family and friends. We care about you and your loved ones and we want to support you during this difficult time.

As we work with offices across the USA and USA Health campuses to strengthen our support and develop resources for the unique needs of international students and scholars, we welcome your thoughts or suggestions for any way that we can provide additional support.

We want you to know that we are here for you.  Don’t hesitate to reach out to anyone in our office or your Immigration Coordinator with any questions or concerns. We Are South!


The Office of Immigration at the University of South Alabama is responsible for immigration compliance for nonimmigrant students, faculty, and staff associated with the USA Main Campus, as well as the Mitchell Cancer InstituteChildren's & Women's Hospital, and University Hospital. The Office of Immigration is also responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures associated with U.S. immigration compliance functions for foreign nationals associated with current and potential faculty/staff employment, J exchange scholars (including postdoctoral trainees, degree and non-degree students, professors and research scholars), academic/co-curricular exchange program participants and international guests. Inquiries about immigration for non-citizens should be e-mailed to

The University of South Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion or national origin. These provisions also apply to disabled individuals pursuant to current federal and state regulations subject to reasonable standards of admission and employment.
The information contained in this web site is provided as a service to the international students, faculty, staff, employees and administrators of the University of South Alabama, and does not constitute legal advice on any immigration, tax or other matter. We try to provide useful information, but we make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this web site or any associated site. As legal advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case, and laws are constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of competent counsel. Neither the University of South Alabama nor the Office of Immigration is responsible for any errors or omissions contained in this website, or for the results obtained from the use of this information.