Social Security Sign-Up


Thank you for visiting the ISS Social Security Appointment page:

There is no need to schedule an appointment at this time. You may bring your F-1/J-1 Social Security Number Request form (completed by your business office) to our office during walk-in hours to obtain a signature from an immigration counselor. Please be sure to bring your I-20 or DS-2019, passport, visa and job offer letter with you. Our office is located in Schleman Hall (SCHL) room 136.

After you have visited our office, at your convenience you may take the documents to the local Social Security Administration office (SSA). The SSA is located at 10 South Second Street in Lafayette. Please be advised, there could be a significant wait time at the SSA, so we recommend visiting their office during a time when you have no other scheduled activities.

When you visit our office, we will provide you with directions to the SSA office and a listing of their office hours.

As a reminder, our walk-in hours are every morning from 9 - 11:30 (except Thursday morning) and every afternoon from 1:30 - 4:00.

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