Office of International Programs


As of 7/18/2016, the Office of International Programs will now be charging $75 for the processing of any OPT application (including the STEM extension application).  The fee can be paid here.  Please contact Justin Ball at jball@SHSU for the authorization code or if you have any questions.  For more information on OPT click here.     


About Us

We are the international gateway at Sam Houston State University. There are six areas of service under the office but we also work with colleges and departments to promote and highlight all international efforts and initiatives across campus. Our purpose is to facilitate, encourage and initiate the process of internationalizing SHSU. The areas of service directly under the office include:International Program's Logo

  • Study Abroad
  • International Student and Scholar Services
  • International Student Admissions
  • The English Language Institute
  • International Agreements
  • Globalizing the Curriculum

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Office of International Programs
Farrington Building, Suite 116, Huntsville, TX 77340
Phone: 936-294-4737

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