Loyola University Chicago

International Student and Scholar Services

F-1 & J-1 Student Requests

All international student requests are now processed through the ISSS Portal.

Access the ISSS Portal

Once you go to the ISSS Portal homepage, please log into the portal.

How to Log In:
New Students will need to get invited to the portal for the first time.
Current Students will log in using their LID to Login with Campus ID. 
Graduated Students on OPT will log in using the Portal Account. 
  • If you are a prospective student, you can use the Declaration and Certification of Finances Form below to request your initial I-20. 
  • Students transferring in can also use the Transfer-In Form to upload with their request in the portal. 

Forms for F-1 and J-1 Students


Document Name

Processing Time
UNDERGRAD Declaration & Certification of Finances Form  10-15 business days 
GRAD - Declaration and Certification of Finances 10-15 business days 
Document NameProcessing Time
Transfer-in Form 10-15 business days
Transfer-out Form 3-5 business days