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University Updates on Coronavirus

International Students

Winston-Salem State University is a warm and welcoming community where people from diverse backgrounds are embraced. The Office of International Programs is here to help international students have an educational, inspirational, fun, and successful time at WSSU.

Come see us!

Please always feel free to drop by to say hello and to let us know you if you have issues, questions or require additional information. We are happy to assist you.  We look forward to seeing you!

We will help you to

  • Process the paperwork necessary for you to come to the United States.
  • Adjust and thrive in a new cultural and academic environment.
  • Maintain your legal status. Please review and pay close attention to the "Maintaining Status" page. It contains simple but very important information to keep yourself in-status and thus legal during your time WSSU.
  • Find exciting opportunities to pursue while you are here.

Maintaining Status

Keep track of the rules and regulations that allow you to stay in the US.

Maintain Your Status

Maintaining Status

Student Employment

International students must follow specific guidelines in order to work in the US.

Explore Federal Regulations

Student Employment

Obtaining a Social Security Card

Obtaining a Social Security Card

Find Out About SSN

Obtaining a Social Security Card

Drivers Licenses

Find out about international and NC drivers licenses and how to obtain one in NC.

Get Driver’s License Info

Drivers Licenses