Office of International Services

Contact us:

Monday-Friday 8:30a.m.-4:00p.m.
2nd floor (206B) of the Resource Center Building (433 Bolivar Street).
(504) 568-4802


The content on these pages is designed for use by LSUHSC-New Orleans sponsored students, exchange visitors and employees. It is not intended to constitute legal advice and is not a substitute for legal counsel.


Immigration Sponsorship


LSUHSC is authorized as a J Exchange Visitor Program Sponsor in multiple categories (Student and Scholar) and is also an SEVP (F) Certified School.

LSUHSC employees may also be eligible for sponsorship in various nonimmigrant, employer specific statuses, such as H1B, O-1 and TN.

Schools and Departments may find additional information about the statuses most commonly used for work authorization here.

For more information on Permanent Residency Sponsorship through LSUHSC and/or employment, please see PM-26 and LSUHSC-40 Guidelines.

Additional information on Family based Permanent Residency sponsorship, and other options is available from USCIS. The Office of International Services is not authorized to assist employees or students with Permanent Residency petitions/applications that are not sponsored by LSUHSC New Orleans.