International Student Support

Supporting Our International Students

Congratulations on your admission to Merrimack College! We extend a warm welcome and are confident that you will have a positive academic, social and cultural experience at Merrimack and in the United States.

How ISS Can Help You

The International Student Support (ISS) team is here to support you with a customized orientation and to help with your visa and immigration services. Over the course of your studies with Merrimack, ISS will provide you with programs to optimize your academic, professional, social, personal, and cultural transition to college and the United States. We serve as a liaison between Merrimack College, the U.S. government and any foreign government concerning your studies at Merrimack. We rely on you to remain compliant with your Merrimack I-20 and report any address, status or academic major change to this office. 

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New Students

Please note that new students, students transferring in their SEVIS record to Merrimack, and prior Merrimack students who are returning to their program after a leave of absence must complete check-in.

To complete your check-in process, you must visit the ISS Office within 10 days of arrival and bring the following documents:

  • USA Visa
  • Passport biographical page
  • Form I-20, signed by you
  • Your I-94

Contact Information

International Student Support
Sakowich 310
978-837-5225
iss@merrimack.edu