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Request a Letter from ISSSO

Social Security Letter

In order for the ISSSO to write you a letter to obtain a social security number, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You are working on campus. Please submit a letter from Human Resources (HR) requesting the social security number.  We cannot process this letter until the HR letter is uploaded.
  2. You have been approved for Curricular Practical Training
  3. You have been approved for Optional Practical Training
Please refer to our Social Security Numbers section for further information.


Bank Account

If you need to open up a U.S. bank account please request a letter from the ISSSO.  Please note that your local address must be up to date in the university system, UIS.


Enrollment Verification

If you need a letter verifying that you are a full time student/scholar, please request a letter from the ISSSO. 


Renew F-1/J-1 Visa

If you need a letter verifying that you are a full time student/scholar, please request a letter from the ISSSO.


Invitation Letter

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