About Us

The Office of International Affairs is sub-divided into three departments that provide specialized services to meet the needs of international students.


The International Admissions department evaluates all admission materials and determines admissibility for all prospective English as a Second Language (ESL) and undergraduate students. This department also assists students transition from ESL to academic programs. It is important to remember that ALL documents submitted to the admissions department become property of the University of North Alabama and that copies will not be made available after they have been submitted.

To contact International Admissions, send an email to international@una.edu

Nonimmigrant Services

The Nonimmigrant Services is responsible for all SEVIS reporting and can assist you with questions and concerns related to your legal status in the U.S., immigration issues and Form I-20s and DS-2019s. International students transferring into and out of UNA are assisted by Nonimmigrant Services. Additionally, this department handles all Practical Training (CPT & OPT) and work authorizations.

To contact Nonimmigrant Services, send an email to oiaservices@una.edu

Student Services

Student Services assists international students adjust to life in US by arranging seminars and events through out the academic year. Services also provides free airport transportation at the beginning and end of each semester, organizes international orientation, and provides information on extra curricular activities throughout the year. Services department provides personal and social adjustment support to students throughout their academic studies at UNA.

To contact International Student Service, send an email to oiaservices@una.edu