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Services for Faculty and Scholars

Office of International Programs
Division of Equity, Diversity and Global Outreach

The Office of International Programs (OIP) staff works closely with the campus community and contributes to NDSU's world-class environment in research and scholarship by facilitating the hire of permanent and temporary teaching and research faculty, and the hosting of visiting scholars from around the world. The Assistant Director of Faculty Immigration is available to answer questions that departments may have about complex immigration regulations pertaining to the employment of international faculty and visiting scholars. 

Primary responsibilities of faculty and scholar immigration staff

  • Provides orientation and immigration information to all visiting scholars and international faculty.
  • Provides the paperwork and hosting guidelines to bring visiting scholars to engage in collaborative research.
  • Secures U.S. work authorization for international employees at North Dakota State University.
  • Provides information on federal and state regulations for international faculty in temporary and permanent positions.
  • Assists with employment-based permanent immigration at the discretion of the hiring department.

News and Updates

I-94 Arrival/Departure Record Now Automated
Effective 30th April 2013, US Customs and Border Protection will begin phasing out paper I-94 cards at air and sea entries.  Paper I-94 cards will still be used at land ports and for all entries in certain statuses such as Advance Parole, Refugee and Asylee etc. For more information about the new I-94 process, click here.

To retrieve a copy of your electronic Form I-94, please visit


Contact Information

Deborah Maertens
Assistant Director of Faculty Immigration
Phone: (701) 231-7895
Fax: (701) 231-1014

Office of International Programs
Memorial Union 116
Dept 2040 - P.O. Box 6050,  Fargo, ND 58108   U.S.A.
Phone: +1.701.231.7895 Fax: +1.701.231.1014

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Office of International Student and Study Abroad Services
North Dakota State University
Phone: +1 (701) 231-7895 - Fax: +1 (701) 231-1014
Campus address: Memorial Union 116
Physical/delivery address: 1401 Administration Ave / Memorial Union 116, Fargo, ND  58102
Page manager: International Student and Study Abroad Services

Last Updated: Thursday, March 13, 2014 10:19:32 AM